I lost my iPod Shuffle in a public park in Frakfurt. That was a real bummer. I was wearing it aroud my neck. I think that it must have come off as I was carrying my youngest son. My sister-in-law pointed out that only the lanyard was around my neck and not the iPod itself. [...]
Archive for August, 2005
Palestinian rappers and their lyrical hip hop resistance. See the ‘Slingshot’ documentary here (in Quicktime) or here (in Windows Media). Via Yazan Malakha’s Journal. (more links to songs can be found there).
My parents have ADSL internet and a wireless network! Contrast that to the situation two years ago when almost no one was willing to touch ADSL because of the prohibitively high price. The prices went down earlier this year and, as expected, people started subscribing. So what’s next. Deregulation is here Consumers are starting to [...]
I’ve been on leave from work for the past 10 days. I am wrting this from Frankfurt, Germany. Although I have been relatively cut off from the net, I still had weird technology experiences trying get my in-laws computer working, connected to dsl, via wireless (and get their ‘multimedia Vaio thing to connect to the [...]
I just came back from the first Jabal Amman Flea market (or rather street market). Very interesting experiment. Although it was still quite hot around 4 in the afternoon, there was quite a lot of people on the Fawzi Malouf Street, which was transformed by the Jabal Amman Resident’s Association (JARA), into a unique urban [...]
SOFTWARE | The recent Open Source Seminar was an opportunity lost by Jordan’s IT industry, says Ahmad Humeid. (Note: This article was first published in Jordan Times, hence the ‘explanations’ about what open source is. I write for a general audience) There is a global revolution in the software industry that has been going on [...]
hady in amman Originally uploaded by humeid. Just testing flickr and my phone..