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Librarians Against 5G!

Everyone loves 5G cellular internet. If you follow the media, 5G will enable the future. There’s also a battle between the US, China, and Europe over 5G technology and the potential for espionage that technological supremacy brings. 5G will usher … Continue reading

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The Continuing Adventures of Eric in Indonesia

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Last Monday morning, after racing between the different terminals at Kuala Lumpur airport, I got back to Indonesia after a few days in Goa, India for my friend’s wedding. While the wedding was great fun, I learned that Indian weddings … Continue reading

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Bandung

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Back in December while I was in Singapore we had a meeting to discuss the project assignments for me and my colleagues that were headed to Indonesia. Indonesia is an expansive country, so it was no surprise that we would … Continue reading

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Sumatra

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Since I have not found much to occupy my time in Medan, I’ve been spending the weekdays working and the weekends traveling. Since January 26, when I went to Penang, I’ve managed to sneak away every weekend. I did not … Continue reading

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Pit Stop in Penang

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I suppose a pit stop is a stop between two different locations, but I wanted to be alliterative. Finding myself so close to Penang for work at the moment, I simply hopped over to the island for a short weekend … Continue reading

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Here I Am

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The size of a city is relative to your perspective. In the United States and Europe, 2.5 million people is a pretty big city. That’s the equivalent of Chicago in the US, our third largest city. In Europe, it’s Rome, … Continue reading

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Utterly Shiok-ing!

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My brother, who is visiting me in Singapore while I am here for work, said that exploring Singapore feels like a video game. I think he is right. In video games, as you progress through quests more and more sections … Continue reading

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It Takes a Village

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For a company that wants to deal in agri-commodities, one decision stands out among many: where to position itself in the supply chain. Being more “upstream” means you are closer to the actual growth and cultivation of the crop. Upstream … Continue reading

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The Cocoa Supply Chain

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The first six months of my current job, which started in July, are learning months, meant to expose me to the various elements of the agri-commodities value chain. We are 14 associates in the 2018 cohort of “Future Leaders,” and … Continue reading

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Going to Africa

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I’ve been struggling with how to blog about this experience so far. It has been two weeks since I have been abroad. However, I do not have a lot of experiences, per say, to write about. I have some pretty … Continue reading

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