Raed's Blog

Why The Internet of Things Sucks (And How You Can Help Make It Better)

The Internet of Things or IoT is a now a trending topic. Being pushed by big names in the industry, IoT publicized as the next big thing in IT is still a trend…

Why You Shouldn’t Attend A TEDx Event

I have been a member of the TEDx community for a few years now. I have attended too many TEDx’s to count, and took part in the preparation of even more. I attended…

Why buying a smartwatch is a dumb idea!

Like most of you I was excited when the first wearable items, especially the smartwatches became available. I’m a true believer in wearable and the future in this technology. So as always I…

When Engineering Fails

Students of Tunisian public engineering schools have gone on strike last week and thus did not sit for finals. This strike has grown gradually to include most –if not all- public engineering schools….

Choosing a Linux Distribution: The Easy Guide

Choosing a distribution is like choosing a pair of shoes. There are hundreds on the market, some look exactly alike, others resemble so much you won’t be able to tell the difference, and…

When Facebook real name policy becomes a tool of oppression

Facebook has always adopted a ‘real name’ policy where users have to put their authentic names to create accounts. And when needed they had to provide proofs, like IDs or birth-certificates. This has…

Hack Your Way To The Presidency

If you have been following the preparations for the Tunisian presidential elections last week, you have probably heard about the story of the “leaked” databases; where people found out that they were supposed…