Saturday, July 25, 2009

irssi, very nice and neat IRC client and TERMINAL BASED


So, it was a hype, I decided to learn juggling, and it turned out to be quite a success. I juggle tennis balls for over 100 throws and catches, and I seem to juggle anything else that I can throw in the air. I juggled soccer balls for at least 15-20 throws and catches :D.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Am7aya fi forn afrangy -- A book by Christine Amir -- قمحاية في فرن أفرنجي

Unfortunately, I haven't got the chance to read the whole book, though i've read almost all the introduction. The book is in arabic. It talks about how and why a 21 yo girl chose to travel out of Egypt to study in Europe. Sorry to Egypt, but I really like the book.
Check the links below:

Monday, July 20, 2009


Little patch for the PKGBUILD of archlinux AUR package gstreamer0.10-good-plugins-ossv4 to upgrade it from version 10.10.8 to 0.10.15. Here is the patch.

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Web-Accelerators slow down the web !!!

Web-accelerators are a nuisance, they are counterproductive and they are a danger to some web servers and the infrastructure of the web itself. The more people use these products the slower the web will become and web surfers will perceive a need for more of these snake oil products.

Read the full article here.