“You should presume that someday, we will be able to make machines that can reason, think and do things better than we can, Google co-founder Sergey Brin said”
“When you’re at the airport, add “?.jpg” to the end of any URL to get around the ludicrously expensive WiFi. Alternatively, you can sit right outside an airport club lounge: Wi-Fi signals often glide through the walls.”

"With overlapping civil wars in Syria and Iraq, a new flare-up of violence between Israel and the Palestinians, and tense nuclear talks with Iran, Middle Eastern politics are more volatile than ever and longtime alliances are shifting. Here’s a guide to who’s on whose side in the escalating chaos. (via The Middle East Friendship Chart)

Suddenly it’s all so simple :-/

“To accommodate this, countries small and large are opening up their visa regimes, and UNWTO World Tourism organization has been tracking these changes. In its latest report on “Tourism Visa Openness Report for the Silk Road Countries,” focused on central Asian countries, it lists the changes in 2013 in visa regimes. From the data in the report, South-East Asian, East African, Caribbean and Oceanian destinations are among the most open regions.”

Mmmm… breakfast. Is there anything better?
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Rome, the morning after
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Visite nocturne, guidée et gratuite de la musée/palais/forteresse Bastion 23, organisée par l’association culturelle Bab Zman
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Algiers’ Place de l’Emir Abdelkader, a hommage to the country’s early anti-colonial freedom fighter, who was ultimately captured by the French and exiled to Damascus.
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Cafe, Paris
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“And, despite the deep economic and personal ties between the countries and people, political feelings about France in Algeria are just as complex as those about Algeria in France.”

Local artisan at work in his shop, Casbah of Algiers
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