Souq Waqif
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…

Volunteer Computing
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…

Technology

qmake: command not found…

I have started to learn QT and when I tried to compile my first practice program. I could not. qmake was missing. It was a silly oversight on my part or too late into the night. Nevertheless I am sure I am not the only one and someone might find Read more…

Afghanistan

Thus a Thug Becomes an Afghan Hero

 I will not mourn the death of Marshal Fahim for a moment let alone three days. This idea of holding national mourning is absolutely ridiculous.  I have not seen a single positive achievement from Fahim to make his death a sad occurrence. There is a saying in Dari, “Morgh kam Read more…

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…

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…

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