October 27, 2008
The Top Ten Things Environmentalists Need to Learn
I don't 100% agree with all the points but good to read.
October 16, 2008
Combating Poverty With Blog Action Day '08: Kiva
About Kiva, a non profit that gives microloans to entrepreneurs in developing countries, hoping to fight the poverty the right way. On Techvibes blog.
January 14, 2008
Iran covered in snow
NASA earth observatory report on "Severe Snow in Iran" shows how the whole country is covered with snow. And just so you know Iran is the 18th largest country in the world area wise. Link via Ehsan.
January 13, 2008
Greenpeace drives Japanese whalers out of Antarctica
December 16, 2007
Catatonics: Still Life of Power In Tehran
as told by the graffiti artist A1one
June 27, 2007
Hans Reiser: Once a Linux Visionary, Now Accused of Murder
Wired with a touching story about Hans Reiser the computer programmer that is accused of murdering her wife. Also read the Slashdot comments and this blog post. Link's via Behdad.
June 16, 2007
SPIEGEL Interview with African Economics Expert: "For God's Sake, Please Stop the Aid!"
Now that's a strange take on aid to Africa. Via pmarca.com.
April 23, 2007
Big brother is watching you
Talking CCTV cameras across England
April 03, 2007
Annual H-1B Visa Cap Met In One Day
February 09, 2007
The 1st green dream: “Green Light”
A plant growing around a lamp. Via Make: Blog.
June 26, 2006
The world's second richest man gives away 85% of his wealth | FORTUNE Magazine
"Warren Buffett, The world's second richest man - who's now worth $44 billion - tells editor-at-large Carol Loomis he will start giving away 85% of his wealth in July - most of it to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation."
June 06, 2006
Microsoft vs. Google: Who's greener? | CNET News.com
http://news.com.com/Microsoft vs. Google Whos greener/2100-1...
CNet looks into two companies and their environmental practices.
May 23, 2006
Floating an Idea: OneDaysTake.org | DarrenBarefoot.com
The idea is that website publishers donate one day of ad revenue to charity.
April 13, 2006
Humanitarian Crisis in N. Uganda Neglected - Yahoo! News
April 10, 2006
How Google should spend a billion dollars comitted to work on global issues
http://news.com.com/How to spend a billion Google dollars/20...
Google.org has $1 billion to work on global issues such as poverty, energy and the environment over the next 20 years.
March 30, 2006
Google's Program in Ghana
As a competition for entrepreneurs.
February 22, 2006
McEs, A Hacker Life: Chelo-Kebab
Yummy! There are a lot of Persian resturants in Canada. Beside that I am also interested in Greek and Italian cuisines.
February 17, 2006
Slashdot | Segway Inventor Turns To Environment
His goal is to make under $2000 water purifier and power generators.
November 26, 2005
Slashdot | Canada Moves to Keep Skilled Workers
"The Canadian government is announcing a C$700 million initiative to help skilled workers stay in Canada and become citizens". Although it seems like these are just some pre-election promises from a falling government.
October 04, 2005
BBC NEWS | Vancouver is 'best place to live' and Tehran is the worst
Vancouver is the world's best place to live, a survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has found.
August 26, 2005
Vancouver Transit Map on Google Maps
Finally someone did it
August 02, 2005
Just a Gwai Lo Blog: Bottled water vs Tap water
refers to different sources from the effect of bottled water on environment to Anil Dash's posts about it being unhealthy
June 28, 2005
Become one of 50 bloggers going backstage to the Live 8 Concerts
June 25, 2005
BrUnO BoZzEttO - Freedom
May 20, 2005
Make Poverty History - Videos: Click
March 07, 2005
U2's Bono talking about Africa
January 11, 2005
Nikahang Kowsar: blindfold... (in Persian)
January 04, 2005
ISNA News Photos: Tehran Air Pollution
December 27, 2004
The tragic business of cartooning in Iran
originaly published in slate cartoon blog
December 21, 2004
Geek Style: Restricted, Forbidden, Closed