My son Arif’s Christmas gift to me was the book “Reel Bad Arabs, how Hollywood vilifies a people” by Jack Shaheen (it was made into a film as well – vimeo). It is a fascinating reference which took the author more than two decades to compile. In it, he reviewed over 1,000 Hollywood films which […]
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An Arab man's attempt at bridging the cultural gap and trying to make a difference. Failing a lot. Succeeding once in a while.
I applied the (unreleased) Xaraya 0.901beta to the site and poof! The site dissapeared! And of course only after this happens, did I look at the messages gathering in my inbox that said quite clearly that there are still some issues with the unreleased package on sourceforge… ah well, you know what they say: to […]
When it’s the last item in the news broadcasts, not when Bush says it’s over! The main thing on the news now is of course SARS. So like Afghanistan, Iraq is now is on the back burner. Forget about the war wounded, the children, the old people. Forget about the Geneva convension that stipulates that […]
Thank Marcel van der Boom for that from a message he put up on the Xaraya public Knowledgebase news list outlining how a blog is set up using Xaraya, MozBlog and some very simple tweaking of Xaraya (no, no code was hurt while doing this procedure, just a few simple mouse clicks! – try that […]
Hello and welcome to my site. Historically, Mahmood’s Den was the first site in the world to adopt the then new standard in content management systems, PostNuke. Now I’m proud to be once again one of the first active sites to adopt Xaraya, the content management system designed by a very dedicated group who released […]
this is a comment I entered at http://www.dinerminor.com and I thought I would reproduce it here. I hope John doesn’t mind! I’m sure a lot of people join me in congratulating Team Xaraya on the release of the first public beta of Xaraya, but why should they? Is it just a new toy to play […]