Holiday

Maximising your layover in Doha

Having lived in Australia, I am familiar with very long flights to most places. If you are going to spend 15+ hours on a plane towards your next holiday, you might as well do it on your own terms and have a layover somewhere worthwhile. Especially, if you are traveling Read more…

By Hameed, ago
Society

Volunteer Computing

Volunteer computing is an arrangement where volunteers provide or donate their computer resources to projects. That way, these projects are able to do really advanced and time-consuming computations. Most of these projects are scientific trying to solve different problems. Some are run by universities and other not for profit foundations. Read more…

By Hameed, ago
Islam

A Shared Ramadan Experience

We are only two Muslims in our company, but every Ramadan almost everyone else fasts one day to share the Ramadan experience with us. Our work organises a dinner for those who fast. This year, one of our colleagues emailed us the following and with her permission I decided to Read more…

By Hameed, ago
Islam

Ramadan 2013 is around the corner

By now most preparations are done. Muslims around the world will be celebrating the holy month of Ramadan in few days. For us in Australia it is going to be rather easy with short and cold days. May Allah make it easy for those brothers and sisters who live in Read more…

By Hameed, ago