Latest posts by Tarek Amr
11 February 2014
Bloggers, hackers and others interested in Open Data and Transparency will gather for the International Open Data Day on February 22. Find out how you can get involved.
9 February 2014
Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef's satire show is back on air on MBC Masr, after it was taken off air by CBC last year.
5 January 2014
In Egypt, a Muppet-like character is being accused of sending coded messages to terrorists. Amr Tarek explains why this puppet is on trial.
22 November 2013
Hello Cairo! Our meetup took place on November 16 in "The Workshops" facility in Maadi. We spoke about Global Voices, technology and society.
24 June 2013
Palestinian Mohammed Assaf won the title of this year's Arab Idol, the Arabic version of American Idol. Because there are contestants from different Arab countries, the citizens of each country...
24 January 2013
After introducing to Free and Open Source Software (F/OSS) in the previous article, one might still wonder why corporates and governments need to adoption it or encourage its adoption. Tarek...
We received an email from Richard M. Stallman (RMS), after publishing the article about the Egyptian demonstration calling for the government to adopt Free Software. Tarek Amr digs deeper into...
3 January 2013
While people in Spain celebrated “El día de la Toma de Granada”, those in the Arab world debated whether it was an Arab occupation of Iberian Peninsula or not.
28 December 2012
A lot has been said about the liberating role technology has played in the Middle East uprising, yet there is more to be said about the mutual role the uprising...