Yearly Archives: 2009

Giving thanks where it is due

Two things have happened in this week that are well worth mentioning. Well, OK, three things. The first thing was that I was finally convinced to have a topic for my blog (this blog that you are reading right now). It does not sound like that big a deal, but for me it is. I […]

How to waste your money

There must be simpler ways of wasting your money, but this is surely a unique way of doing it: I saw this in today’s The News. The Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OICCI) invites us to “walk through the doors of history on a journey into the rich heritage of the Chamber which […]

I am not proud to be a Pakistani

That is a powerful line, that. “I am not proud to be a Pakistani” sends a very strong message indeed. If I say this, you are thinking, “OK so this guy is sick of one or the other aspect of the society that we all feel bad about. And has taken his feelings perhaps a […]

Will Amazon’s Kindle fight back?

Amazon has been lazy, has been slow. The Kindle was introduced with the dinosaurs it seems, yet only recently was it upgraded to include countries other than the US. Fantastic, because I would finally be able to take my book-skimming habits with me – well, not so fast, the damned thing STILL does not work […]

Keyboards are on the way out, seriously

Let’s get one thing clear, the keyboard is not a good thing. It doesn’t matter if I can type at a million words per minute, which obviously I can, the bottom line is: it is not ‘natural’. Before you go all Darwin on me with this, what I mean by ‘natural’ is that the keyboard […]