Tharum Bun blogging from Cambodia: life, technology, and humanity

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/ December 19, 2016 / Comments Off on Cambodia: tech startups and coffee culture

Cambodia: tech startups and coffee culture

In May 1997 people in Cambodia could join the wider world through the Internet for the first time. Back then, the dial-up connection speed was 64Kbps, which allowed the Internet users to exchange email messages and surf web pages. Fast forward to 2016, you can subscribe to a dedicated 150Mbps fiber optic connection. In a […]

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/ December 11, 2016 / Comments Off on Fakebook for fake news: Fakebook

Fakebook for fake news: Fakebook

Facebook is set to launch a whole new social news site in 2017. The beta site is for invite only users.  To get the invite, you have to: know how to create/share fake news/information.  This Facebook’s newest platform, to be open to all in January 2017, is called Fakebook.  This is the first attempt to […]

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/ December 8, 2016 / Comments Off on Help Cambodian veteran journalist Saing Soenthrith

Help Cambodian veteran journalist Saing Soenthrith

Friends & foes of media & journalism, please chip in to help Cambodian veteran journalist Saing Soenthrith. Soenthrith has been with The Cambodia Daily for more than 20 years. Over the past 6 months, 76 people donated to the cause to the get the dialysis for his serious kidney problems. At the time of writing […]

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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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/ November 4, 2016 / Comments Off on TekHub: new co-working space for Cambodian tech startups

TekHub: new co-working space for Cambodian tech startups

The Cambodia Daily’s Hang Sokunthea quoted me in her latest about ‘Incubator Opens a New Home for Tech Startups.’ Bun Tharum, a tech blogger and communications specialist, said the hub provides a “great combination of hybrid resources where new and successful startups continue to grow organically.” “TekHub might be an ideal place where tech startups […]

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/ October 28, 2016 / Comments Off on Jammed by traffic in Phnom Penh?

Jammed by traffic in Phnom Penh?

The thing about traffic jam is everyone on the street is jammed. You move so slow as if a snail is walking on the snow. No matter what car you drive, either a Toyota Corolla (1980) or an UberX or a Tesla Model 3, you share the same street. There is an exception, though. A […]

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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 17, 2016 / Comments Off on Khmer film event at the Chinese House in Phnom Penh

Khmer film event at the Chinese House in Phnom Penh

7 years ago today More photos here as copyrighted by Sweet Memory Studio.

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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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