Connectivity is not binary, the network is never neutral.

A short piece on life at the edge of the grid.

Connectivity is not binary, the network is never neutral.

A short piece on life at the edge of the grid.

Bamboo Ladder

Myitkyina

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Tags: ladder

Colour Filter

So much of urban Yangon light is filtered through sponsored cafe umbrellas - in this instance Pepsi and Coke.

Colour Filter

So much of urban Yangon light is filtered through sponsored cafe umbrellas - in this instance Pepsi and Coke.

Textures

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Tags: field research

Commute

Back in Myanmar scouting a new project.

Commute

Back in Myanmar scouting a new project.

A Data Science Experiment

A Data Science Experiment

Presentation: Academy Hills

Studio D Radiodurans works with creative thinkers, strategists and data scientists.

How would you design the following experiment?

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Myanmar Photo Archive

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As part of the Afford Two, Eat One: Financial Inclusion in Rural Myanmar report deliverables we’ve decided to release over 200 photos for use under a creative commons license.

Browse the archive and download the images.

Enjoy.

Now on with the next stage of the project.

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Proximate Banking

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Something that regular readers may have come across on this site is the notion of “proximate use”. Essentially it challenges the notion of top-down design in markets where there are strong informal players. I’ve written up a short sidebar on proximate banking that goes into more detail.

And view the rest of the report Afford Two, Eat One, Financial Inclusion in Rural Myanmar.

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Pop-up Studios

Working in Myanmar this past year (and heading out there again shortly) was a good prompt to write up and publish a piece that’s been stewing for a while.

Pop-up Studios

Working in Myanmar this past year (and heading out there again shortly) was a good prompt to write up and publish a piece that’s been stewing for a while.

Mobile Myanmar & Behavioural Lead Users

Myanmar has 14% mobile penetration - one of the world’s lowest but is growing fast. It might seem like a strange place to find globally leading edge mobile behaviours but it makes perfect sense.

Mobile Myanmar & Behavioural Lead Users

Myanmar has 14% mobile penetration - one of the world’s lowest but is growing fast. It might seem like a strange place to find globally leading edge mobile behaviours but it makes perfect sense.