Category Archives: in English

My 50th Birthday – and an appeal to WITNESS it together!

Dear Friends! I am celebrating a milestone on April 3rd 2018: my 50th birthday! I was born in 1968 in Skopje, Macedonia, and only a month later my family had to find political asylum in Bulgaria, where I grew up … Continue reading

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Сър Кен Робинсън: Дали училищата убиват творчеството?

20-минутен клип, със субтитри на български (и на още 67 езика), гледан е над 49 милиона пъти в сайта на ТЕД, още 14 милиона в YouTube и още кой знае колко пъти къде ли не. Сър Кен Робинсън говори за … Continue reading

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“Нямам какво да крия” и други погрешни разбирания за неприкосновеността на личния живот

Автор: ДАНИЕЛ ДЖ. СОЛОВ* Настоящата статия бе публикувана с препратка в  блога на Пейо Попов, но сайтът, на който се намираше, вече не работи, затова го помолих да ми прати текста и го пускам тук. Книгата със същото заглавие може да бъде … Continue reading

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My DNA (ep. 2)

10 years ago I published my paternal DNA history. Today’s time for my maternal one. Branch: L3 Age: 67,000 Years Ago Location of Origin: East Africa This woman’s descendants would eventually account for both out-of-Africa maternal lineages, significant population migrations in Africa, and … Continue reading

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Cheap Russian Propaganda Against Bulgaria and the European Union

Here’s how the propaganda against the European Union is working. A day after the speech of Donald Tusk in Sofia, the Bulgarian Facebook suddenly discovered and is spreading a lie, made in Russia. Here it is, as shown on the … Continue reading

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The T-Generation

The new generation, of course, is “T” – for Twitter. We are supposed to express a major thought, a feeling (or more than one) in 140 characters. Or less, of course, as less is more. I also use Twitter – … Continue reading

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There are enough reasons to be positive!

Note by Veni: Recently I took an interview by a very interesting person. Ellis Shuman was born in the USA, and is an Israely-based author, who publishes regularly in the UK edition of the Huffington Post, naturally my interview starts … Continue reading

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Bulgaria is responsible for the good and the evil

The Washington Post has published an article Bulgarian street-naming request in DC stirs broader debate over country’s role in Holocaust The authors have properly found out that the history of the Holocaust in Bulgaria is not well known – I … Continue reading

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The Evolution of the ITU's Views on Internet Governance (2006-2012)

Someone was talking the other day about the ITU and what they think about the issue of Internet Governance. I know what the ITU Secretariat wrote in a paper some years ago (Bulgaria was one of the governments heavily criticizing … Continue reading

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??нтернет общество – България подкрепя европейска инициатива срещу посегателствата на телеком операторите над ??нтернет

Българското “??нтернет общество” е една от организациите, подписали писмо от името на европейски ??нтернет общества до ETNO – лобистката организация на европейските телекоми. Прочетете пълния текст на писмото (на английски). Включете се в борбата срещу опитите на телекомите да сменят … Continue reading

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