Egyptian blogger from Cairo.
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Posts Tagged ‘ethics’

FCC Inaugurates OpenInternet.gov

Even thought the topic of net neutrality is a sensitive one indeed, there are crowds of US citizens that are unaware of the serious threat plaguing their freedom of expression and communication. If you happen to be one of those who are not fully aware of the subject, check out this short documentary on net neutrality. And for that matter,…

Nokia Raises White Flag on Netbook

Nokia Booklet 3G colors

A couple of weeks back, I made a post about Nokia’s shocking decision to enter the Netbook battle with one of its own: the Nokia Booklet 3G. It was great news for the regular users, as it allows for more competition, and hence, better services and more reasonable prices. While the former seemed to be on par, the latter has…

Apple Fixes Mac’s Issues for a “Small Fee”

Apple patches up its OS, and charges for it

Just when you thought that Steve Jobs and Co were doing everything possible to get the last penny from its loyal consumers’ pockets, Apple have proudly introduced the release of Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6), available for pre-ordering. Not only have they brought new features and fixed a load of bugs, but they are also offering their latest operating…

Violence In Computer Games

Yet another hilarious video by the Onion News Network. This time, the issue at hand is violence in games: Are Violent Video Games Preparing Kids For The Apocalypse? httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTbYUd1jUc4 Besides the fact that it is rather humorous, there are a couple of points that are raised, albeit indirectly, from the intellectual “debate”: The world of science fiction in games is…

Should Adobe Slash Prices?

Adobe Photoshop Prices

If you are in any way related to the design and/or multimedia realm, chances are you heavily rely on a handful of Adobe’s products. In fact, even the regular users with minimal technical knowledge naturally run applications such as Adobe Acrobat Reader, and more recently, Rich Internet Applications built on AIR. There is no doubt that with the acquisition of…

Documentary On Net Neutrality

An informative, thought-provoking video that explains how the internet boomed but is now under serious threat of censorship, on many levels; httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmVGayHTPQM This is the one right that cannot be taken from human beings. 60 percent of the content is produced by people, not corporations, and it has to remain that way. The beauty of the internet is in the…

Alexa: Top Sites In Egypt

MyEgy.com: sadly popular

Although not exactly accurate, Alexa.com provides intriguing information regarding the most visited websites on the Internet, and can be viewed by country or category. Just like the architecture or gastronomy says a lot about a culture, sites visited on the web can say a lot about the people. If you were to check out the Alexa page for the top…

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Did You Know?

A very thought-provoking video about the present and future of technology. It’s interesting since we are always so over-whelmed by the growth and expansion of the Information Age, that we forget that the future is even bigger. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpEnFwiqdx8 So what does this all mean?

Adblock Plus

Using the AdBlock Plus Extension

At 747,978 download a week, Adblock Plus is the most popular Firefox extension. It is an absolute must have for anyone, regardless of how you use Firefox, or how you surf the web. Despite it’s overwhelming popularity, I was surprised to see that many people aren’t aware of this revolutionary invention, which is way I’d like to discuss it. Adblock…