Monthly Archives: May 2007

Bulgarian song No. 5 in Europe

Only two days after performing brilliantly at the semifinal of the European Televisions contest, Bulgaria has another reason for joy! The Bulgarian song “Voda” (“Water”) made it in the finals of the European television song contest! Congratulations for young Bulgarian … Continue reading

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PayPal accepts Bulgarian payments – a good chance for the local Creative Commons community

As my colleague Yovko noted, PayPal has started to accept payments from Bulgaria. Just a week ago that was not possible, as I found out during my attempt to support Creative Commons. That’s a great news, and only shows that … Continue reading

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Bulgaria Song made it to the Eurovisian Song Festival Finals

Watch your TV (listed below) at 9 p.m., and when is time for a vote, cast your vote by sending a text message (SMS) from your GSM. The rules of the competition is that viewers from Bulgaria can not vote … Continue reading

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3rd Balkan Conference in Informatics (BCI'2007)

If you are interested in the following areas: * Advanced algorithms and applications * Advanced information systems * Communication networks and Grid technologies * Software technologies * Information security * Embedded systems, sensor networks, reliable and efficient computing * Computational … Continue reading

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Nude Art in Mexico – picture gallery

18000 naked people on the same place – a square in Mexico. It’s called Nude Art. Check the photos at El Universal.

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When The Road Bends – tales of a Gypsy Caravan

Update from May 8, 2007 (original posting was on November 2, 2006): The Gypsy Caravan will be playing in major US cities from June 15! If you happen to be in Sofia on Nov. 4th, this is the place where … Continue reading

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Renting a car in USA, Canada, Germany, UK, Ireland… Bulgaria

… has never been easier. Try it, if you travel in the USA, Canada, Germany, UK or Ireland: Enterprise. It’s a pity they don’t exist in other countries… In New York City, try their offce at 221 Thompson Str, phone … Continue reading

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Think about nature, when you drive

Driving a few days ago from Sedona to Phoenix, Arizona, I was often switching the gears of my Hyundai from “D” to “N”. That is, in other words, I was not speeding and jumping on the gas or on the … Continue reading

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Dell goes Linux – Officially

You can read the news and also see my colleague and someone I’ve met in South Africa – Mark Shattleworth, Ubuntu founder, talking about the importance of this step by the major computer company. Yes, it’s official – Dell will … Continue reading

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Finally: Justice is being done! Bulgaria is no longer blamed as a "Piracy" country

The US Trade Representative issued yesterday the Special 301 Report. After staying there for several years, in the so-called Watch List, Bulgaria is no longer there. I’ve written twice in my blog (read them both so that I don’t have … Continue reading

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