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From one extreme…

From one extreme…

17 Jan, '115 Comments

Whenever something gets banned, people will find a way around it. Simple human nature. This is even more so if the entity doing the banning is a government. Tunis – yes, the laundry is being well and truly aired about that oh-so-stable country aplenty now – has not only banned the call to prayer on […]

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Mixed messages

Mixed messages

17 Jan, '1110 Comments

This is on Al-Wasat‘s front page this morning: On the right, the Crown Prince inaugurates the building of a low income community of 444 much needed houses in Malkiya, one of the Bahraini fishing villages. While on the left, a picture of two children of 12 years old sitting on a bench inside the court […]

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Internet Citation Etiquette

Internet Citation Etiquette

16 Jan, '113 Comments

Follow this, and you’ll prove that you’re not a dumb-ass who revels in stealing others’ efforts and hope that no one will discover your plagiarism. Our illustrious press and media might also want to take note of this, seeing that they have no code of ethics to follow, this is a good start: LOLDWELL.com via […]

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An Arab Revolution! WTF!

An Arab Revolution! WTF!

14 Jan, '118 Comments

Bye bye dictator. Good luck to Tunisia and Tunisians over the critical coming few weeks and months. Keep your head, for goodness sake and don’t turn it into a North African Iraq. You have an unbelievable chance to make things better and inculcate popular modern democracy. Don’t fall into the theocracy trap, it won’t do […]

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Entrepreneurship & Exits

Entrepreneurship & Exits

14 Jan, '110 Comments

I attended another excellent seminar yesterday organised by the Entrepreneurs Organisation’s Bahrain Chapter in which I am a current member, this time by Cambridge Emmanuel College’s Professor Jack Lang, a successful angel investor and serial entrepreneur, who talked about one of the entrepreneur’s dilemmas: how to exit a company. I couldn’t give the presentation any […]

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