14 Feb 2005 | Getting to grips

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I'm slowly getting to grips with the situation here. So far, I've created a reasonably extensive list with a lot of IT related points of interest, DACAAR should consider changing. These range from installing anti-virus software on ALL PCs to moving to a true client/server environment.

On a different level, it's a pity I'm having too much trouble understanding Dari and, therefore, using my Farsi. I now know what the problem is: The Afghanis just speak too fast, like to mumble and often contract words, making it very difficult to hear what actually is being said.

Yesterday, DACAAR, made a big decision that will cause some waves over the next couple of weeks. I was asked by the ever friendly Alexandra to take the information off, from my blog, because this major decision hasn't been finalised yet. Later... more...
The reason? Before I forget: changing requirements from the DACAAR sponsors...

Tagged with: Afghanistan DACAAR Kabul


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After obtaining an M. Sc in maths, Babak Fakhamzadeh started with an office job at a major blue chip company but soon realised he'd do better on his own. Babak is a traveling web guru with a penchant for doing good and a love for visual and experimental art. Together with Eduardo Cachucho, he won the World Summit Award in the m-Tourism and Culture category in 2012 for Dérive app. With Ismail Farouk, he won the Highway Africa new media award in 2007 for Soweto Uprisings . com. Check out Babak's CV.


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