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Following Uprising in Egypt on Twitter

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Protests going on from early morning and people will remain in Tahrir Square all night. It’s spread all over the country and other countries. Three dead. It’s after midnight there and twitter, cell phone, TV and all the rest have now gone down but there are some iconic pics that have been coming out of Egypt. And YouTube is full of video. This uprising is a really big deal! Even a friend in Serbia is all but afraid to hope.

My fav post:

Lessons of Tunisia:

To the Arab dictators: u r not invincible.
To the West: u r not needed.
To the Arab people: u r not powerless

Do You Even Know What Is On The Internet?

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

Internet Friends!

A Norwegian friend just posted this on a forum that made me laugh:

If the stone age son did what the stone age father told him to, we would still be in the stone age

And another couchsurfing forum member from Tashkent Uzbekistan who is developing innovative teaching aids to teach English posted this:

Christmas 2010 Now I KNOW I Am In Mexico

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011
January 11th, 2010 December 23rd is the Fiesta of the Rabanos in the Zocalo. Huge radishes are grown just for the annual carving up into all manner of scenes, animals and whatever the imagination conjures up which are all on ... [Continue reading this entry]