Archive for September, 2006

WEYNHA GPS maps out Jordan?

Monday, September 25th, 2006

I just got this comment on one of the GPS post I wrote a year ago. SURPRISE SURPRISE SURPRISE i got a surprise for all of you which is: GPS is already setup and ready for use in Jordan, yes .. no kidding! my company: “WEYNHA” is a new company concerned with multi GPS applications [...]

Airport blues: Fatal ‘crashes’ and new terminals

Monday, September 25th, 2006

I am not the first one to report or photograph the arrivals screen at Queen Alia Airport. But I could not resist taking these picture. Who said we in Jordan can’t use technology. We use Windows and we have the blue screen of death to prove it. I’ve written about the Airport and technology before. [...]

Jordan’s first renewable energy expo

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

Don’t worry. This is not another Steorn free energy story . This is about free energy that you can have today, without breaking any laws of physics. Yesterday I was driving home and I noticed this banner: Interesting.. Jodan’s first international expo for renewable energy. It is being held, as part of the Global Conference [...]

Jordan Telecom’s adopts France Telecom’s logo: Good bye kite, welcome ampersand

Tuesday, September 19th, 2006

Starting today, the kite is gone..

Hazem Sagheyeh: What is the “Culture of Resistance”?

Tuesday, September 19th, 2006

“Thaqafet Al Muqawama” (Arabic: The Culture of Resistance), and “Al Mumna3a” (Refusal) are two terms that have surged in usage lately, especially after the war in Lebanon. Hazem Sagheyeh’s article in today Al-Ghad, attempts to ask some critical questions about what exactly is the new Culture of Resistance that is being promoted left, right and [...]

I just drove under the 4th Circle..

Saturday, September 16th, 2006

Coming back home from Jabal Amman tonight, I discovered that the new 4th Circle tunnel was open (in one direction only). Mabrook.

Amman book fair: glimmers of hope in a sea of depressing isles

Saturday, September 16th, 2006

The four books I bought from the Amman Book Fair Today, Saturday, is the last day of the Amman book fair. It opens till 10 or 11 pm. So today is your last chance to visit. The Amman ‘International’ book fair, which is being held in the Abdali Development Project zone (in the makeshift hangers [...]