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Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

Remembering Auschwitz: Part two

January 27th, 2010
06:29 PM ET

Friday's Connector of the Day: Margaret Atwood

January 27th, 2010
03:00 PM ET

Margaret Atwood is one of the most celebrated authors of fiction - having won the Booker Prize once, the Governor Genera's Award twice as well as the Arthur C. Clarke Award and Prince of Asturias award for Literature.

Author Margaret Atwood.

Author Margaret Atwood.

Some of her most well known books include "The Handmaid's Tale", "Alias Grace" and "The Blind Assassin".

She has also produced a number of highly acclaimed poetry collections and non-fiction books.

The Canadian is also well known for her work as a social activist and as an environmentalist.

She has called on leaf blowers and lawn mowers to be banned because of their environmental repercussions and will be a surprise visitor to the World Economic Summit in Davos.

Here's your chance to send a question to Margaret Atwood.

Perhaps you want to know what her favorite book is or how she got into writing. What does she think will happen to the world economy in 2010? How worried is she about the economy.

Please post your questions below.

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Thursday's Connector of the Day: Ian McKellen

January 27th, 2010
12:48 PM ET

Sir Ian McKellen's career has spanned playing characters as diverse as Shakespeare's "Hamlet" to comic book villain, Magneto in "X-Men".

Sir Ian McKellen.

Sir Ian McKellen.

The English-born actor's portfolio includes both stage and screen - he was given a Tony award and two Academy Award nominations.

McKellen is also an openly gay actor and has been a strident activist for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender rights.

He is currently performing in London in the stage production of "Waiting for Godot" until April 2010.

Here's your chance to ask him a question.

Do you want to know what it was like being part of "X-Men" or "Lord of the Rings"? Does he have a favorite movie he was in? Maybe you want to know what it's like being gay in Hollywood.

Please post your questions below.

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Will the Apple tablet change the world?

January 27th, 2010
11:13 AM ET

The anticipation before the worldwide release of Apple's highly hyped tablet product has been huge.

A look at what the new Apple tablet could look like.

A look at what the new Apple tablet could look like.

There has been enormous speculation over what the product will look like, how much it will cost, what technical specifications it will have... the list goes on and on.

As the official launch from San Francisco nears, we want to know what you think.

Are you excited about the new Apple tablet? Will you rush out to buy one? Do you think this product will be a success or a flop for Apple? Will it change the way we use computers?

Please post your comments below.

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