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Family Road Trip!

April 29th, 2009 4 Comments

On the weekend of April 11th I arrived in Malang, where I am now.  Originally the plan had been to land in Jakarta and then travel by bus and train to Malang, while visiting Indonesia along the way: Bandung, Pekalongan, Borobodur, Surabaya and then Malang. However, because of the election – which is a national [...]


Building a Better Web

July 27th, 2007 Comments Off

As it has been known to happen, I changed the title of my presentation after it was announced . While the topic was still web usability and best practices, I refocused my talk on the issue of “Building a Better Web: Web Standards and Web Usability”. The talk went very well with more than twenty [...]


Web Standards and Best Practices

July 24th, 2007 1 Comment

On Thursday, my last full day at FTG Nepal this week, I will be giving a presentation to participants from the FTG Nepal’s member organizations.  FTG Nepal has 14 member organization who are managed and operated independently and all of whom have their own website.  I have been surprised with how connected Kathmandu is actually [...]


Houston…We Have Liftoff

July 24th, 2007 1 Comment

I have been primarily working with Sabina-ji at FTG Nepal. She has been my counterpart, as we work on the FTG Nepal website. I have been training Sabina on web development fundamentals, using Contribute to update content on their website, and last week we started looking at coding (X)HTML and CSS. In addition to all [...]


Work Update

July 21st, 2007 1 Comment

Well, I’m heading into the home stretch – this is the beginning of my last week in Kathmandu.  I’ll be heading home this coming Saturday, the 28th, which means I have 1 working week left before I head home. Things have been very good in terms of my work.  I completed a draft of my [...]


Meeting the Web Design Partners

July 17th, 2007 2 Comments

Two days ago I had a meeting with the web designer from Elite Infotech, Archanna, and the Sysadmin from the hosting company, People Link, Suresh. It was an excellent meeting that I left excited and relieved. This meeting was set up so I could drill down into to technical questions I had about the website. [...]


The FTG Nepal Website

July 17th, 2007 Comments Off

Work on the website has been going very well.  I am nearly finished the Needs and Technical Assessmenet report.  I want to provide a baseline for my work and also document the website for future work, especially if another external resource is available to contribute to their website. FTG Nepal launched their current website a [...]