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I think I've got it.

Examining stakeholder perspectives and attitudes towards liberalisation of telecommunications in the Pacific.

There. My Thesis Topic.

I put a lot of time into finding the perfect topic, you know the one that gets me excited enough to actually read about it... EVEN WHEN I DON'T HAVE TO!

I knew it had to be 1) Relevant to Samoan/ Pacific people 2) Technology or Telecommunications focused 3) Would have practical implications for development (because you know, what's the point otherwise?)

Other topics I considered include:

1. Continuing with previous research I've done looking IT Assessment in Small Businesses in Samoa/ South Pacific
2. Mobile phone use amongst Youth in Samoa/ Pacific
3. Creating trust in online education in Samoa/ Pacific


I'll tell you all about what I mean by that fat old title up there, just as soon as I figure that out for myself.

Forgive

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Bob Fest Oahu 2007

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Decided at the very last minute to go with friends to the annual Bob Marley Festival held at Hawaiian Water Park in Kapolei. With 4 Stages bumping with Reggae, Dancehall and Hip Hop, legions of Bob fans donned in their reggae threads and dreads, plenty of well placed beer gardens and bars and of course a permanent shroud of smoke wafting through the air, fair to say, the event was quite a sensory delight.









As you can see, the whole night is a bit of a blurrr. But I can say for sure, that now I can cross off seeing Lauryn Hill live in concert off my list of things to do before I die now.





Lauryn Hill singing Ex-Factor


The full set of blurry Bob Fest/ Lauryn Pics here.

I see myself turning out like this.

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