• My view of the Constitution drafting and things around it.

    This was a reply to a post online right after the 63.8 vote yes to the first democratically affirmed constitution of Egypt, but I felt it needed its own post. Mo Ashour ( a great friend and a true Liberal and humanist) I do not think that representing the relative strength of political currents in…

  • Iphone 5 next to the older Iphone

    Iphone 5 – My Mini Review

    Do not get me wrong, I would not be caught dead owning an Iphone, but I do setup things like these for my family and here is my impression of the Iphone 5 hardware. First of all IOS is not my cup of coffee, it over simplifies things to the point of making it more…

  • Who will the Egyptians be?

    Who will the Egyptians be?

    The path of peace and love is much harder than the path of politics and power. Everything you do, every thing you say, every lie you tell yourself to justify your position, defines who you are and what Egypt is going to be for generations ahead. Will our generation be remembered as creating an Egypt…

  • Wisdom

    Wisdom

    My definition of Wisdom is the Arabic word الحكمة as opposed to Intelligence, which is universal , or intellectuality as in being “an intellectual”. Intelligence is related to the ability to solve real world problems. Intellectuality is related to philosophy. In this sense related should be taken more loosely than its usual meaning. But Wisdom…

  • The question that has more answers than “Does God Exist?”.

    This question has for thousands of years been a center of much debate. But honestly a question is as valuable as the answers it provides. Another question that provides the same answers and more is “Does satan exist?” Such answers provide much insight to who we are. For those that answer yes, see others that…

  • The alien thus said to me: Come with me.

    The alien thus said to me: Come with me.

    The alien that sometime visits me looked perplexed, you might not notice it for his features and expressions are not like ours. Look I really like to visit you but this time I might not come back for a long time, the portal between our worlds is passing in a weak phase. So I might…

  • Part 2: Samsung Galaxy Note 2 review

    Part 2: Samsung Galaxy Note 2 review

    If you missed it read the first part of this review. Now that I have had more time with the Galaxy Note 2 I can give more in-depth impressions. Battery First of all the battery is amazing, this is the longest running Android phone I have had, well no, this is the longest running phone…

  • 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…