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Last updated: 11/04/11 at 14:21
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I’m apparently being too sentimental, but the following video is really something worth watching. The song is in Russian, but the video itself is very touching. I makes me feel rejuvenated. The camera work is simple, but notice how powerful the outcome is. Blame me for being a typical girl, but I can’t help it. [...]
Hey hey! I have a feeling that I have been underestimating the fun and pleasure that video makers get out of their job. My whole day was devoted to shooting a video clip with my friends. We were not constrained by a particular topic, we had the freedom to choose. And that was great. I’m [...]
While I have been doing too much freelancing and trying too hard to figure out the direction in which my life is heading, the music part of this blog has been substantially downplayed. Now I’m going to catch up a bit. What has been making me feel better in the course of these several weeks? [...]
I have never though of audio slide-shows as something very powerful, in fact I have not though much about them at all. But some of the slide-shows I have just found are masterpieces, real works of art. The phenomenon of psychological closure makes audio slide-shows powerful. A professionally done audio can bring archive photos back [...]
Can the Muslim Brotherhood reconcile democracy and Islam in the Arab world? What does the Brotherhood stand for? What does democracy mean for them? These and other questions are tackled in a discussion done by Aljazeera. Useful ideas.
The Arabs apparently have found a way to solve their problems. Remember the street vendor who set himself on fire in Tunisia after he was slapped by a policeman? Here is what came out of it: “Since Bouazizi’s suicide, dozens of people from Morocco to Yemen have lit themselves on fire in public places. These self-immolations usually [...]
If you have never thought of the different ways in which the US and EU treat different dictatorships, this article by Deutsche Welle will offer some basic understanding. “In the case of Belarus, you have a small country that is of little or no strategic interest,” Elliott, who is affiliated with the Peterson Institute for [...]
If you are interested in the aftermath of the Egyptian revolution and what’s really going on there, this article might offer some insight into the issue.
I swear if I bump into “Bowerbirds” while doing some regular shopping in New York, I’ll never question the unlimited possibilities of the Universe. Never again. I LOVE them so much, I can’t help it.