District 9: A SciFi movie with deeper meaning
I am a huge fan of the Science Fiction and Fantasy genre (both movies and books). While there are many science fiction novels that address social issues, the genre has never been considered “serious” art. This despite the fact that science fiction has always been used as social commentary.Read More
Playbook vs iPad
Playbook does seem to outperform iPad, but the tests were conducted by RIM (conflict of interest) and the real competitor for Playbook is iPad 2 not iPad.Read More
Is this really social justice?
All Egyptians are taught to recognize the July 23 Revolution as the point at which social justice was finally implemented in Egypt. Literature and film produced following the revolution portraits pre-revolution Egypt as a dysfunctional society where a foreign class of rich land owners (they are usually portrayed as either Turkish or Albanian) oppressed native…Read More
How to set up your own website
I have just recently set up a website on my personal server. This blog entry aims to document the steps I took to host the website. I hope this is useful for those who want to try this out.Read More
Setting up a blog
So, a couple of moments ago I did not have a website and now I do. This blog is hosted on one of my personal servers. Cost of my new website, zero dollars. In the old days, when I first started using the Internet, it was very expensive to host your own website. Now, with…Read More
Twitter released it’s iPad app, when will Facebook?
Twitter officially released it’s iPad app a couple of days ago. Since I downloaded it, my experience of Twitter on iPad has completely changed. Prior to using the official app, I used TweetDeck on iPad, which, essentially, is a blown down version of the desktop app to fit the screen size of the iPad. It…Read More