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Yaacov Apelbaum

How to be a Happy Cat

Professing to be the “first and only self-help guide for cats”, the book answers many existential questions—from the point of view of a cat—that have boggled the minds of felines since the dawn of history. Here a cat can find answers to problems such as how to live more than nine lives and how to find lasting romance.

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Bali
Yaacov Apelbaum

The Doors of Ubud

Before the trip, I had a mental image of Bali being a paradise. Turns out I wasn’t wrong. The island is a lush tropical forest that is full of monkeys, bubbling streams, waterfalls, and hundred eighty degree panoramas of remote, semi-active volcanoes. Unparalleled scenic beauty aside, the highlight of my visit was the doors, hands down.

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Far East Travel
Yaacov Apelbaum

Hiking in Narita

This place is the poster child of pastoral Japan, a small village with traditional stores and houses, beautiful gardens, and breathtaking architecture.

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Face Recognition
Yaacov Apelbaum

Word Cities Summit 2014 and XRVision

After six months of grueling work, an impossible deadline, 15 hour days, and against all odds… we delivered XRVision, the world first standalone wearable face recognition system.

I hope that this will be a small contribution to making our cities, communities, and public gathering safer.

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Cyber Security
Yaacov Apelbaum

Cyber Security Poetry

It was on starless March night,
The spear phishers went out for bite.

Through a zero day vulnerability,
They breached RSA’s network security…

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