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Memo to Tech and Social Media Companies: Allow Iranians Access to Online Tools

Memo to Tech and Social Media Companies: Allow Iranians Access to Online Tools

Arash Emadi Mar 15th 2017 75

March 15, 2017 —Major technology and social media companies should stop barring Iranians from buying or accessing personal communications tools and services that are not banned by…

Zuckerberg removed a line about monitoring private messages from his Facebook manifesto

Zuckerberg removed a line about monitoring private messages from his Facebook manifesto

Arash Emadi Feb 17th 2017 167

Mark Zuckerberg's vision for AI was initially somewhat creepier than what he shared in his epic 6,000-word manifesto about the future of Facebook.  In the post, Zuckerberg briefly…

Zuckerberg shows off Oculus gloves for typing in VR

Zuckerberg shows off Oculus gloves for typing in VR

Arash Emadi Feb 10th 2017 198

Oculus wants to one day let you fingerpaint, act like a super hero, and even type in virtual reality. Oculus already has its Touch controllers that are great for wielding…

$3 billion investment to cure disease

$3 billion investment to cure disease

Arash Emadi Sep 23rd 2016 388

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative just announced a new program informally called Chan Zuckerberg Science to invest $3 billion over the next decade to help cure, prevent, or manage all…

Twitter now lets anyone request a verified account

Twitter now lets anyone request a verified account

Arash Emadi Jul 20th 2016 462

Twitter is opening the blue checkmark to everyone. Starting today, the company will let users request a verified account on its website by filling out a form with a verified…

Rebuilding my website

Rebuilding my website

Arash Emadi Jul 6th 2016 643

I started off my personal website on Joomla but after a short time, I found out that the features and the scalability I want to have is only possible if…

Using technology to remove barriers

Using technology to remove barriers

Arash Emadi Jul 4th 2016 701

At 222, our aim is to serve as many Farsi-speaking people as we can, through as many services as we can. One of the biggest areas of our…

Deep in the word

Deep in the word

Arash Emadi Jul 4th 2016 341

I have been working alongside men and women of God in 222 Ministries for over three years now and I’ve been a witness to God’s great work among the…