I just saw this now come through the normal press release wires and thought I would toss it on the site.  I have not tried Empire Builder and thus have no idea if its any good, but the graphics look nice and if your into Egyptian history at all, this could be pretty fun. Empire… Read More

This is Part II of a two part post.  Part I is here. (first draft – still needs edit) In late 2010, A man named Mohamed Bouazizi, running a small fruit stand in Tunisia set himself on fire as both a protest and a desperate cry against the brutish and tyrannical regime of Ben Ali… Read More

Yesterday Mubarak transferred some power to his Vice President signaling the beginning of the end of his 30 year reign. Today he stepped down with the military taking over power and all of Egypt erupted in celebration.   Almost as soon as his plane reached cruising  altitude the news broke and Twitter went nuts. This is… Read More

Just read this in TechCrunch.  I have been reading on the various ways people in Egypt have been trying to get information out.  Google has released a service that will allow you to call a phone number, leave a message and that will turn into a Tweet.  I have not tried this myself so I… Read More