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/ December 6, 2016 / Comments Off on The Giving Week: Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit to the Rabbit School

The Giving Week: Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit to the Rabbit School

Starting December 12, The Giving Tree School will host the Giving Week with several initiatives and events to give back to children in need. My son, Tom, has been a kindergartner with the Giving Tree School for over a year. I will be giving a set of Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit to the Rabbit School, selected […]

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/ November 29, 2016 / Comments Off on How to remove your personal info from your iPhone

How to remove your personal info from your iPhone

In our digital age, much of our privacy is in our pocket. It’s in our personal gadgets. Apple has it all: What to do before selling or giving away your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch! This is an important step to do before you decide selling your Apple idevice. You can use these steps to […]

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/ October 21, 2016 / Comments Off on Brown Coffee Roastey TK

Brown Coffee Roastey TK

Brown Coffee’s newest outlet in Tuol Kork district, a few minutes from my home… Classic Brown’s Sumatra blend for cold-brew

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/ October 14, 2016 / Comments Off on From Twitter to coffee chat with Jose B. Collazo

From Twitter to coffee chat with Jose B. Collazo

Morning coffee chat with Jose B. Collazo, a self-claimed ‘accidental expat’, about Cambodian/US politics and how foreign businesses starting out in Phnom Penh. And of course, compared note on social media/communications landscape. From Twitter chat to coffee chat. @josebcollazo thanks again for the coffee treat! A good chance to check out Starbucks flagship store Boeung […]

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/ August 27, 2016 / Comments Off on My interests based on Facebook’s algorithm

My interests based on Facebook’s algorithm

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/ August 12, 2016 / Comments Off on An open letter to American people

An open letter to American people

Dear Americans, Greeting from Cambodia! President Barack Obama will leave his legacy to historians and many generations to write and judge. On November 8 this year you will have your voice heard. You will go to your poll station to elect your 45th president. In 2009, you wrote a new chapter in history by having […]

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/ August 11, 2016 / Comments Off on When and how U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh marks its one million Facebook page likes

When and how U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh marks its one million Facebook page likes

This afternoon, I got an instant message from a friend. I got a last-minute invite to the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh as it celebrates its big social media day. The embassy’s Facebook Page reaches its milestone one million Likes. Like many countries around the world, Facebook is simply a modern media machine anyone can […]

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The darkest place in the world is inside the mind. It’s as dark as coffee (not Brown),  darker than Americano, but more like a long shot of espresso.

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នៅក្នុងទីក្រុង Thneed-Ville ដែលមានកំពែងព័ទ្ធជុំវិញ ជាកន្លែងដែលអ្វីគ្រប់យ៉ាងគឺជាសិប្បនិម្មិត សូម្បីតែខ្យល់ក៏ជាទំនិញទិញដូរ ក្មេងប្រុសម្នាក់ឈ្មោះ Ted សង្ឃឹមថានឹងឈ្នះបេះដូងនៃក្តីសុបិន្តនារី Audrey របស់គាត់។ នៅពេលដែលគាត់ដឹងអំពីបំណងរបស់នាង ដើម្បីមើលឃើញដើមឈើពិតប្រាកដមួយដើម Ted ស្វែងរក Once-ler ជាពាណិជ្ជករចំណាស់ដ៏បរាជ័យមួយរូប ដែលរស់នៅខាងក្រៅក្រុង នៅក្នុងវាលស្រឡះ។ បន្ទាប់ពីដឹងរបៀបដែលពាណិជ្ជករលោភលន់ គិតតែអំពីប្រាក់ចំណេញ និងបានបំផ្លាញព្រៃឈើ បើទេាះជាមានការតវ៉ារបស់ Lorax នេះ កុមារ Ted ត្រូវបានបំផុសគំនិតដើម្បីស្រោចស្រង់គ្រោះមហន្តរាយនេះ។ ទោះជាយ៉ាងណា លោភលន់របស់អភិបាលក្រុង Thneed-Ville លោក Aloysius O’Hare ដែលមានទ្រព្យសម្បត្តិ ដោយសារការកេងប្រវ័ញ្ចន៍ ដោយធ្វើឲ្យដួលរលំបរិស្ថាននេាះ ក៏ប្តេជ្ញាបញ្ឈប់ទង្វើរបស់ក្មេងប្រុសនេះ ដែលអាចនឹងប៉ះពាល់ផលប្រយោជន៍អាជីវកម្មរបស់ខ្លួន។

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Beth Kanter at Joma Bakery Café Posted date: May 22, 2016 Yesterday I had a wonderful day with Tharum Bun and his family, meeting his wife, children, and in-laws and seeing his home and neighborhood. I first “met” Tharum in 2004 when he left a comment on my blog announcing why I had stopped blogging […]

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