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lundi, novembre 20, 2006

A part ca quoi de neuf? 20-11-2006

Desolee pour le posting tres léger, du au rush de fin d'année. Je m'excuse aussi pour le cote quelque peu épars des liens ci-dessous.

  • Bon c'est officiel, Joseph Kabila est le nouveau president de la Republique Democratique du Congo. Kabila a remporte les élections présidentielles en RDC. Avec 58.05% des voix, il l'emporte largement sur Jean-Pierre Bemba qui n'a recueilli que 41,95% des suffrages. Jean-Pierre Bemba a rejete les resultats en ces termes: "I regret to have to say to our people and to the international community that I cannot accept these results." Il ya de cela quelques jours seulement, les deux rivaux étaient encore bras dessus, bras dessous et chacun clamait accepter les résultats des urnes une fois qu'ils seraient officiels. De pareilles déclarations nous invitent a croire que cela n'étaient que des voeux pieux ou pire encore des déclarations politiciennes. Même si Bemba promet de n'user que de recours légaux, l'on est est en droit de s'inquiéter pour un pays en proie a un conflit depuis pres de 5 ans.
  • I want to be a blog star. enfin presque! Quelques conseils de TechMeme pour avoir son blog liste par TechMeme et accroitre le trafic sur son blog. Si je me fie a certains emails récemment recus, la lecture de ce lien devrait en intéresser plus d'un :) En résumé 1)Focus on content that provides value to readers, make it concise, and well written. 2) Link to other relevant blogs, and hopefully get links to you. 3)Link to TechMeme.
  • Lessons from Project Management: 101 ways to organize your life. Tres tres interessant comme post. Un must read.


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Anandi Pendse
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College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology