Posts Tagged ‘egypt’

Traffic in Egypt

Posted: October 20, 2016 in Thoughts
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I have always used traffic and driving as a staple whenever I have tried to explain to non-Egyptians how different life in Egypt is from anything they have been accustomed to. If I were to sum up the traffic situation in Egypt in one sentence, it would be: There are no rules!
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The highlight of 2011 so far has been the uprisings taking place in North Africa and the Middle East, particularly the Egyptian revolution. The Egyptian people have managed, through a peaceful revolution, to topple down a dictatorship that ruled the country for 30 years. One of the most interesting aspects of that revolution is that technology, particularly the Internet, played a very important role. As an Egyptian and a technology specialist, I figured I should analyze the role played by the Internet as a whole, and by Web 2.0 in particular.
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