Tharum Bun

Musings from Cambodia

Sophisticated web browser

on March 13, 2011, one comment

My primary web browser is Google Chrome. Chrome web store has changed the way I access the Internet. For instance, reading online news on the site like the New York Times is simply amazing. The minimalist layout enables me to navigate news stories easily. And it’s quite easy to focus on the good stuff, the […]

What do you remember?

on March 13, 2011, no comments

Here’s an interesting way to think about it, something I’ve used to change the way I attend events (I don’t do many, and won’t be there, so have fun without me): Think back a year ago to the last time you went. What do you remember?


on March 11, 2011, no comments

The big pictures: The moment Japan’s cataclysmic tsunami engulfed a nation Japan was today plunged into chaos after a cataclysmic earthquake sent merciless tsunami waves rushing through its helpless streets. The unforgiving tide of water unleashed after one of the biggest quakes in recent history obliterated tens of thousands of buildings, devouring almost anything in […]

Something that might seem small: sharing ideas

on March 11, 2011, no comments

The conference of ideas worth sharing called TEDxPhnom Penh that was held early this month marked a milestone for the capital city’s communities opening to a new culture of how we acquire new knowledge and perspectives. More than 100 people showed up at Northbridge International School (Cambodia) where legendary artist Kong Nai, who was paired […]

on March 11, 2011, no comments

All the Aggregation That’s Fit to Aggregate You may ask yourself, as I often do: What the hell? I run a newspaper. I haven’t cured a disease, governed a country, built a business, discovered a galaxy or written a series of books about wizards or vampires. What makes me so important? But these days even […]

on March 11, 2011, no comments

Twitter Feed Evolves Into a News Wire About Egypt While people debated whether Web sites like Twitter were important in organizing protests in Tunisia and Egypt, Andy Carvin was organizing information about the protests in an innovative way.