Recently read: The Cairo Affair, by Olen Steinhauer
21 August, 2015 • Viktor Bengtsson • 1 minute to read
Olen Steinhauer is one of the best authors currently writing in the spy fiction genre. The Cairo Affair is a tight piece of fiction in a modern setting.
Informed Dissent: A P2P response to the lost dream of internet freedom
19 August, 2015 • Viktor Bengtsson • 1 minute to read
Jennifer Granick gave a fantastic keynote address at Black Hat 2015. But she left out the impact that new p2p technology might have on internet freedom.
Informed Dissent: What possible reason could you have not to use Signal or TextSecure?
17 August, 2015 • Viktor Bengtsson • 1 minute to read
Signal is a great free tool for encrypted calling and messaging on iOS and Android. Why not use it?
Informed Dissent: Welcome to Informed Dissent
16 August, 2015 • Viktor Bengtsson • 1 minute to read
What happened to the internet and where do we go from here? In the intersection of technology and politics there is room for informed dissent.
A brief explanation as i restart my blog
12 August, 2015 • Viktor Bengtsson • 1 minute to read
After a 5 year hiatus I am once again blogging on several different platforms. All writing I do in my own name will appear on viktorbengtsson.com.
Old update: visit by UNMIL SRSG Løj and U.S. ambassador Greenfield, 2009
29 May, 2011 • Viktor Bengtsson • 6 minutes to read
In 2009, after bringing in the very first rice harvest, ADA/LAP got a visit from the U.S. Ambassador to Liberia and the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General.
Old update: First ADA/LAP rice harvest 2009
01 April, 2011 • Viktor Bengtsson • 10 minutes to read
In 2009, ADA/LAP brought in the very first rice harvest in the face of some major challenges and proved that large-scale mechanized rice production is possible in Liberia.
Old update: first rice planting 2009
22 March, 2011 • Viktor Bengtsson • 4 minutes to read
ADA/LAP, a company starting mechanized rice farming in Liberia on a large scale, planted its very first crop of rice.
Joe goes to the cocoa farm
17 March, 2011 • Viktor Bengtsson • 3 minutes to read
Joe visits the cocoa farm to check on progress in our nursery.
Palm oil manufacturing
06 March, 2011 • Viktor Bengtsson • 3 minutes to read
Palm oil is a basic staple in Liberia. A portion of the oil consumed is produced locally. This post documents the local manufacturing process.
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