360East asks if Apple is having its ‘1990’ moment, suggesting that Google’s ‘Andriod’ may overtake the Iphone and other offerings simply because of the range of devices it’s being used on: according to the post Google is switching on 30,000 new devices per day!
Just as Microsoft’s operating system was licensed to as PC’s as possible, while Apple refused to license its probably superior OS, the blog ponders whether the same pattern is happening with phones? It then goes on to debate whether ‘open’ systems are always the best, or whether the ‘open vs closed debate’ has moved on. The piece quotes Steve Jobs, saying ‘people just want a phone that works’.
It’s been two weeks now, and BUZBERRY can’t stop eating Zaatar. According to this post Palestinians are smart people because they eat lots of Zaa’tar – an olive oil and thyme mixture on dough – especially good with orange juice.
After reading a novel about a child with "Osteogenesis Imperfecta ", better known as ‘brittle bone disase’, MY WORLD AND MORE does some research and shines a spotlight on the disease, and the brave people battling against it, or help those suffering from it.
IHATH writes a poem about belonging everywhere and nowhere, and always telling people she comes from a different country, until she concludes:
I do enjoy playing these pranks
They are terribly fun
But what I secretly long for
Is to one day arrive in place where
Nobody asks me:
“Hey! You! Where are you from?”
Not even once