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Bureaucracy Wars Episode III: Revenge of the SIM

As some of you may know from reading my previous posts about bureaucracy: The Visa Saga or Clash of the Bureaucracies, I tend to wait until the situation has become ludicrous bordering on the the Kafkaesque, a feat of clerical confounding that would make Orwell or Gilliam reach for the typewriter with pure inspiration before I type it into a blog story. 3,418 more words

Saudi Arabia

Why I re-upped with STC

I just renewed my membership in the Society for Technical Communication (STC) for the 33rd straight year. It was an easy decision. Here’s why. 352 more words

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Book Review: Shockproofing Your Use of Social Media: Staying Safe Online by Ben Woelk

A few weeks ago, I was asked by new author, Ben Woelk (who some in the tech comm field will recognize as a leader in our STC community) to review his new book in the Guru Guides series called  386 more words

Charles of Arabia: Arab men don't know how to say no.

Two nights ago I went into a mobily store to top-up my phone. There are three mobile network provides here in Jeddah; Mobily, STC and Zen. 322 more words

Saudi Arabia

Serve the City

Over the holidays, you can serve our less fortunate friends by providing them with toiletries, food, and winter clothing to bring some warmth in their life. 176 more words

Serve The City

Hugo Weaving Promotes The Mule in Melbourne

I’ll probably be posting a series of short entries over the next couple of days as Hugo Weaving begins his stint helping with the promotion of his new film The Mule, which will have a special screening in Melbourne tonight, followed by another in Sydney tomorrow. 970 more words

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