Monthly Archives: July 2015

World’s First Continually Existing University was Founded by a Muslim Woman:Fatima Al Fihri

Long ago a remarkable woman and a seer Fatima Al-Fihri  looked into the future  and established the world’s first university(University of Al-Qarawiyin). Interestingly, it was a Muslim woman who pioneered a model of higher learning coupled with the issuance of … Continue reading

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Bhungroo: Manna from Heaven to end water woes

Originally posted on Development Central:
-By Biplab Ketan Paul Sami Taluka in Patan district of Gujarat witnesses a nature’s bizarre phenomenon. Though it is considered to be a semi-arid region, strangely, large patches of land here remain submerged in water.…

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Top Street Food to Devour in Bangalore this Ramzan (link)

Ramzan is that  time of the year when prayer and food go together. Along with the strict schedules for fasting and praying, come special delicacies, some of which are to be enjoyed at home and some have to be had … Continue reading

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Computing the human

Originally posted on Open Geography:
Nice piece by Sam Kinsley on computing the human, referencing a piece by Kelly Gates at Aeon. There’s a lot of interesting material right now on algorithmic lives, as I call it, and I’ll be…

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