• Hosting in the cloud without all the hype part 1: Intro for beginners.

    Hosting in the cloud without all the hype part 1: Intro for beginners.

    The IT industry is one that is built on hype, the IT industry is always pushing people to the latest and greatest technology and gadgets. The assumption is that the new is always better. This is generally true, but not accurate, yes it is better but for what and at what? Cloud hosting is touted…

  • My choice of best 3G offer in Egypt now

    My choice of best 3G offer in Egypt now

    Let me start by this, I am not your typical Internet user, to me the Internet is my work. Ever since I started masrawy.com which was the first Egyptian general interest portal, I have been an Internet addict so I had to follow it with mashy.com on the day that my non-compete agreement that I…

  • The alien thus said to me 2

    To us your species is strange, for on all other habitable planets the planets are habitable! I said, “But our planet is habitable.” Is it really so? Our scans indicated large amounts of chemicals in your water and air that are not compatible with your physiology or rather are extremely harmful to your health. Are…

  • The Alien thus said to me.

    The Alien thus said to me.

    The alien that comes from a planet far far away talks to me and thus said to me One thing really puzzles us about your planet. When we look at your maps, we see mountains where your maps say they are. We see water, where your maps say there are sees and oceans. But what…

  • Baths of Blood and Points of View

    The greater holy Eid of all Muslims is the final day in the pilgrimage of Haj. In that day, both pilgrims and all Muslims who are heads of a family that are financially able must offer a sacrifice of sheep to God and divide it between themselves, their family and the poor. Millions of sheep…

  • Geek

    Clinically diagonosed as a geek!

    You know that you can be clinically diagnosed as a geek when you look at nature and wonder “Wow this thing has amazing resolution!”.   Another one dedicated to the women who endure us geeks   Do you know why men marry women, because Sun-tzu the writer of the famous book the Art of war…

  • Barriers to Open Source in Egypt.

    Barriers to Open Source in Egypt.

    Open source is one of the most active movements in IT today. Linux and Apache power more Web Sites than does Windows and IIS. Linux is most probably more secure than Windows and many other operating systems. As an added benefit linux is FREE. If Linux and open source is growing rapidly worldwide why is…

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 – My review.

    Samsung Galaxy Note 2 – My review.

    First of all I have had the first Galaxy note before it was released in Egypt, when I heard of the Note 2 I was interested but hesitant to spend money again not because the Samsung Galaxy note was bad but because it was so good that I did not feel that I needed more.…

  • The economic democratic system.

    The economic democratic system.

    In democratic countries the representatives of the people are elected. Not each vote counts, since after a certain critical mass to one candidate is reached the rest of the opposing votes are useless. This is the nature of the current political system in most if not all countries. So even 1% of a population can…