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An Arab man's attempt at bridging the cultural gap and trying to make a difference. Failing a lot. Succeeding once in a while.

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Under paying myself

Under paying myself

1 Aug, '127 Comments

I’ve started reading quite an interesting book by Greg Crabtree called Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits and the very first chapter in that book he talks about entrepreneurs habitually under paying themselves in the false belief that it leads to healthier perception of profits, but he proves that thought is a simple and very […]

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Bye VIVA, it’s not been fun

Bye VIVA, it’s not been fun

30 Jul, '127 Comments

After a year of painfully using Viva’s mediocre but much over-hyped internet offering in Bahrain, I’ve terminated both contracts for my home and office. The best speed I could get out of Viva was something like 4mbps and that was flaky. As far as the uploads are concerned, I don’t think I got much more […]

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Moses & Jesus playing golf

Moses & Jesus playing golf

27 Jul, '123 Comments

“Moses and Jesus are playing golf.  Moses steps up to the tee and hits a beautiful shot 250 yards, straight down the middle of the fairway.  Jesus steps up to the tee and hooks the ball into the trees.  Jesus looks up into the heavens, raises his arms.  Suddenly, the sky darkens.  A thunderclap rings […]

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OSX Mountain Lion on Chicken

OSX Mountain Lion on Chicken

26 Jul, '125 Comments

Installation in progress… Sweet!

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Briefly, what is journalism?

Briefly, what is journalism?

15 Jul, '121 Comment

An apt quote from George Orwell which the press in this part of the world in particular need to mull and head. I know that they won’t, but it’s worth reminding them of their duty. Even if one of the thousands of journalists gets a pang on conscience after reading this, then that’s a good […]

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