Communicate Magazine Top 10 Lebanese Blogs

Picture via Joe BlogBaladi was among Communicate Magazine’s Top 10 Lebanese Blogs in their “2013 book of tens”. The supplement includes Top 10 of viral campaigns, copycats, local videos, blogs and other social-media related topics. Other blogs mentioned (in no specific order) include: – Beirut Spring – A Separate state of mind – Plus961 – […]

Alfa 4G SIM & Dongle

I went to pick up the 4G SIM and Dongle for the test pilot phase today from Alfa’s premises. The 4G SIM won’t be activated though before the official launching date which wasn’t communicated yet but should be soon. The testing is for only one-month and I will have 10G to try out on the […]

We Love You Maya Zankoul!

Picture from Maya Zankoul I was very surprised to read Brofessional Review’s post on Maya, not because it was critical of Maya’s work, but because it was highly subjective, disrespectful and unfair. However, it’s their right to criticize the way they see fit and I will not bother reply as I am not fit to […]

Lebanese Singer Elissa on the Pope’s resignation

Source Pope Benedict XVI is almost 86 years old, had a stroke in 1991 that reportedly temporarily affected his vision. He fell in 1992 and 2009, and also had either arthritis or arthrosis, a similarly painful and debilitating joint condition. His doctor also advised him against taking any more transatlantic trips. [Source] Here’s what came […]

Meet Lebanese Nadim Kobeissi, creator of Cryptocat

I hope he doesn’t end up in courts like WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange did. Twenty-one-year-old college student Nadim Kobeissi is from Canada, Lebanon and the internet. He is the creator of Cryptocat, a project “to combine my love of cryptography and cats”. Cryptocat is an encrypted web-based chat. It’s the first chat client in the […]