Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google, recently visited North Korea with Bill Richardson to discuss the concept of Internet freedom. His daughter tagged along and wrote a great post with her perspectives on the visit to the Hermit Kingdom.
Best quote: "it's like The Truman Show, at country scale." With few exceptions, even the most opulent buildings are unheated in the midst of a cold and nasty winter. The honored guests could see their breath, inside. I guess the upside to this is that electronic equipment likes cooler temperatures.
See it at: https://sites.google.com/site/sophieinnorthkorea/