Author Archives: Emil_M

The Different Tales of Two Nations: The Comeback Kid vs. The Whiny Kid

This post will most likely stir some controversy among my friends. I am sure that some of them would even accuse me of betraying my own country of birth — Bulgaria. I typically do not comment on politics on my … Continue reading

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Reliving Two Favorite Moments from the Not-So-Distant Past

This month I relived two of my most favorite moments from the not-so-distant past. And those experiences made me stop and rethink our present-day obsession with digital stuff. A week ago, while I was on a business trip to Tokyo, … Continue reading

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Celebrity Food Truck

Eight months ago I blogged about celebrity chef José Andrés’s plans to join the Street Food revolution by adding his truck to the vibrant Washington DC food scene. Today, I am happy to report I finally experienced his new offering. … Continue reading

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Apple Has Become the “Big Brother” (And Nokia Calls That Out in an Ad)

It’s ironic how over time a company may do a complete 180-degree pivot and become the epitome of everything against which it once stood in rebellion. Remember the iconic 1984 Apple Macintosh ad? In that ad, Steve Jobs and company … Continue reading

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Hipsters Trade iPhones for Cupcakes

As with all previous Apple product releases, the general media and the tech blogosphere have been markedly exultant about the official release of the iPhone 5 on September 21st, 2012. Most of you have probably seen at least one video … Continue reading

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Beware of the Sophisticated Email Scammers!

Email spam is something that I typically ignore. I may occasionally pay attention to something that looks like a scam, just to learn from it so that I don’t fall for any fraudulent email in the future. Yesterday night, however, … Continue reading

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Nokia — The Unsung Hero of Modern-Day Technology

Once upon a time, there was a company that dominated the mobile phone industry — it delivered the best user experience, had the snazziest and most coveted devices with the latest bells and whistles, captured the highest market share, and … Continue reading

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