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Technology Usage?

Alright darlings, our Peace Corps overlords want information.  They aren't offering any sort of monetary reward, but maybe some of us could just be nice and respond to the following questions, enough for me to sort of act like it's a reasonable number too guestimate from rather than just making up numbers, though of course, an online survey is a little self limiting to those who do have internet.   If you are angry about how much PC expects you to do online, or just think we should all get more money for getting online, this might be the survey for you!  


Gas Shortage in Mbeya Town

Currently cars and dalas are backed up around some of the gas stations, particularly near Mnjelwa, and dala prices are up to 500 TSH.  Does anyone know what's going on?  

For Kindle Users: Make Sure you Keep your Books

It is possible for Amazon to remotely wipe the books off your Kindle, but Ars Technica shows you how to stop it.  Note that this is probably a violation of the terms of service on your Kindle, but then, DRMed material is probably a violation of your rights, so do what you think is best.  

Peace Corps Innovation Challenge

Check it: http://www.peacecorpsinnovationchallenge.org/


Use the on-the-ground knowledge of Peace Corps Volunteers who live and work in some of the most remote areas of the developing world to define the day-to-day challenges that can be solved with better information, resources, technology or tools. Connect Peace Corps Volunteers with experts and entrepreneurs from around the world to work together to create and build innovative solutions.


Register & Vote!

All volunteers are reminded to register and vote for the upcomming U.S. general election this November.  Voting as a volunteer living in Tanzania can be tricky and requires forethought to register and vote in time.  Luckily PCVs in Tanzania were reminded with the following excellent advice from last weeks Weekly Update:



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