Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Surf The Net While You Still Can!

10 Signs You May be Relying Too Much on Technology

Lebanese blogger Mir was surprised when she was alerted by gmail of an unusual activity in her account; where an IP mapped to presidency.gov.lb accessed her account at 3am. She shares her story and a screen shot in this post.

So, while we are still able to surf the net freely ::: Music from Saharan cell phones is a compilation of music shared between cell phones owners in Mali. Just to clarify, the music was not collected from “discarded” or “abandoned” cellular phones as has been reported. It’s a sort of funny, the notion that one could find memory cards or cellphones lying around in the trash.

♫ A Gift of Music ♫ from the twitterer featuring a magnificent BBC performance by Yasmin.

A New Year will shortly be here!

As 2010 exits and 2011 begins, you may be looking back -or- forward -or- both ::: here are some very insightful words to keep you focused! H/T Geoffrey Philp

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