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Cycling in the middle of the desert!

Cycling in the middle of the desert!

Another one in my to-do list before leaving UAE.. Though Abu Dhabi or Dubai (or the other emirates) are in the middle of the desert, we as citizens feel it (cause it is hot!!) but we don’t see it that much.. I don’t want to count the one between Abu Dhabi and Dubai highway (Seth Zayed road) I mean the dunes, just a couple of trees here and there, the silence or the wind’s voice all around.. Muhammed came up…

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Zipline through Dubai Marina

Zipline through Dubai Marina

After the world’s longest zipline in Jebel Jais, I waited for the company to open the 7 ziplines but no luck.. So me and my friend (Islam) decided to try the other Zipline in the middle of the city, Dubai Marina.. I was quite comfortable, having an idea on what to expect also a bit underestimating the new experience 🙂 in the end I’ve done the longest one before and it was super fast. This zipline was between one of…

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A new adventure: World’s Longest Zipline

A new adventure: World’s Longest Zipline

I’ve been looking at the list of “things to do in UAE” few weeks back with one of my friend and I noticed that it’s been 2 years that I’m in this country but I still haven’t done few things like cycling in the middle of the desert for 46 kms 🙂 or going kayaking in Hatta Water Dam.. I enjoyed them both – I think I should write posts about them too…Another thing that we found was the zipline…..

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Abu Dhabi Special Olympics World Games 2019

Abu Dhabi Special Olympics World Games 2019

Volunteering has been an important value in my life since 2011, when I met the Science Heroes Association and FIRST. I do believe in “contributing to community” in any forum and since then I try to support organizations continuously. I have to admit that my company IBM’s position in supporting its employees for volunteering is also a significant factor. I heard about Abu Dhabi Special Olympics in October 2018 with an email from our HR Manager:Dear Hasibe,IBM will be supporting…

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IBM Architectural Thinking Class in Abu Dhabi

IBM Architectural Thinking Class in Abu Dhabi

In IBM, we have 3 main career paths: Project Manager, IT Specialist and IT Architect. For each path, there are certain certificate tracks to be followed that includes some mandatory trainings. In Architect procession, one one of the most crucial training is “Architectural Thinking”. It teaches a repeatable and consistent approach to developing IT architectures. It establishes a common language and a common thought process that enables Architects to communicate and work together based on a common set of artifacts….

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