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Seeing the United Arab Emirates

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The UAE are in an incredible state of construction: I don't know of many places on earth (other than China) where so much has been built so fast. I spent the day before the council driving around the United Arab Emirates and a bit in Oman.

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To Dubai on an Emirates Airbus 380

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

My full set of pictures are on Flickr: Dubai, UAE, Oman and Airbus 380 - a set on Flickr Flying down the Persian Gulf, alongside Iran's coast, we arrived in Dubai. I headed to my hotel to get some sleep before touring the Emirates on the day I had before the Council's started meeting.


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Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

AFP Blog

For other reports in this series, please visit [link] H/T to Social Fish'

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Another use for petitions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

FREEDOM FOR UAE FLICKR USERS: sign the petition. No way Originally uploaded by *Ivan*. PLEASE, EXPRESS HERE YOUR OPINION WITH TAGS, COMMENTS, AND SO ON. By order of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), Etisalat actively censors internet sites, they are known to block a number of materials they deem offensive.

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Interview: Kedar Iyer, PickyPolly

Amy Sample Ward

UAE residents also have one of the largest ecological footprints on our planet. Since turning vegetarian over a year ago due to self consciousness about the unsustainable nature of meat production, he has been trying to think of solutions that could better engage people to change their current habits for collective good.

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