“Guns, Germs and Steel” by Jared Diamond

“Guns, Germs and Steel” by Jared Diamond

Recently I read an interesting book about history of human societies called “Guns, Germs and Steel”. The book tries to answer the following questions: “Why some societies ended up being more successful than others? Why, for example, Europeans from XVI century onwards invaded and replaced Native Americans, Aborigen Australians and not vice versa? Was it … Continue reading

1984 by George Orwell

1984 by George Orwell

Recently I read George Orwell’s famous novel – 1984. In it he describes a utopian totalitarian society where party controls everything, such things like past events, the thoughts of its citizens. He completed writing this book in 1949 and the novel was supposed to draw parallels with Soviet Communism by that time. The title of novel came from … Continue reading

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Recently I finished reading the book I was planning to read quite a long time ago. The book titled “The Kite Runner” tells a story of Amir, Pashtun boy who spend his childhood in Afghanistan, then migrate to the US when the war with Soviets broke out and finally visiting Afghanistan again during Taliban’s regime. The story starts … Continue reading

Mac OS ушын қарақалпақша раскладка

Macintosh (Mac OS ямаса OS X) операцион системаны пайдаланыўшылар төмендеги раскладканы ислетиў арқалы қарақалпақша шрифтте (кирилл) жазыўы мүмкиншилиги бар. Бул раскладка инглиз тилдеги ‘qwerty’ раскладка тийкарланған болып, көбирек инглизше териўге үйренгенлер ушын қолайластырылған. Яғный, латын ҳәриплерди терсеңиз, кириллдеги жазыўы экранға басып шығарылады. Ҳәриплердиң жайласыўын мына сүўретте көриў мүмкин: Қарақалпақ тилиндеги қосымша ҳәриплерди териў ушын ‘option ⌥’ клавишасын … Continue reading