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news is news

The way the Internets are played in Israel.

This is a funny kind of report, funded by Google Israel, but it’s still interesting to note: Arabs in Israel blog more than Jews, study finds (or if you can’t stomach JPost so well, here’s Israel Hayom). It’s not surprising that over 70% of Israelis surf the internet. It is kinda interesting to learn that Haredim beat […]

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hi tech language bites

Pedo-grahams.

I know this is weird, but I realized this weekend that this: …reminds me of this: Too much time on the interknots.

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general hi tech

Old school.

Lately it seems like so much of old school life is stopping by to visit; I blame the gosh-darn social networks on the inter-thing. It hit me yesterday that I’m at the stage in life where at any point, I can bump into a kid I was a camp counselor for, 12 years later when […]

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what a country

You think *this* blog is cool?

Check this out: Shin.Tech Blogs It’s a site put together by the Shin Bet (also known as the Shabak), Israel’s general security service (like the American FBI). It follows the blogs of four agents who remain anonymous but talk about different angles of their service: י’ – המוח הטכנולוגי ‘Yud’ The technological mind; ח’ – […]

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what a country

Tel Aviv might be hi-tech, but Jerusalem is Online.

Last night I spent a lovely evening at a hi-tech geek party, otherwise known as MashBash. I love it when my hi-tech self and my Israel self combine into one crazy combustication of awesomeness. There are so many reasons I love these gatherings: They are parties with a premise, so the drinking is casual, the […]