The only Twitter user in Kanadahar?

Is Alex the only Twitter user in Kanadahar? I think he probably is. Frontline blogger Alex talks about his life, his work and Twittering from Kandahar on the Tech Radar blog.

“Get yourself set up with a Twitter account. It’s a nice, low-cost way of letting people know if you get into trouble or are kidnapped. You can agree on a keyword with friends to use if they need to start mobilising help for you and then you can just text that word when you are in such a situation.”link

Just last week I was training the good folks at Médecins Sans Frontières in London in a variety of social media tools when Alex twittered a bomb blast just down the road from his house…