31 October, 2005

Jordanian Shorties on JTV

Yes, Finally... Short Jordanian Films on JTV ;)
The Jordanian Royal Committee have been advertising on JTV for Jordanian Short films to be aired "Soon...!" on JTV, Exclusively ;)

Now this is what i'll call an evolution in the industry , way to go Jordanian Film Makers!

(This post will be updated as show times are set on JTV)


!! Maybe!!
more Funny stuff from teeshirtat.com are yet to come!

29 October, 2005

CHAT! A Digital Multimedia-based Arabic novel

CHAT! Is Mohammad Snajleh’s latest Digital Novel, the 2nd after his 2001 “One’s Shadow”...
As Mohammad declares, its all about writing it with sight, seen, and sound! Rather than the pen!

In order to “All Scenes” read the novel just click on: www.arab-ewriters.com/chat/

I wont talk about the novel it self leaving it for you to check it out.

Its just about this concept; Moving Arabic Novel Publication, even international Novel Culture into a completely new trend.
This Novel it self has been established in a really very smart“All Scenes dependent” way using Macromedia Flash to program it.
Check The Arab Unioin for Internet Writers for more about the groups’ production and trend in establishing the Digital Multimedia Novel Culture

Bilocate on the Air... Releasing their 1st Album

Yup! They have been there done that!
Dj Mike’s Thursday evening show was the debut of their 1st album ever.
Yes, Finally a Jordanian Metal Band releasing an Official Commercial Album on a Master CD available at Mega Music Stores.

No wonder The guys of the band are TECHNOLOGY Guys ;)
Rock ‘n’ Tech Rulzzzzzzz!

The Band had a nice 4 hours show with Dj Mike on Radio Jordan FM, had phone calls on the air from fans that had known them from their shows and gigs around the town (Apparently they have a spread structure of fans, someone listening to Jordan FM through the Internet even called being a fan of them!), played the album in full on the air, and played Metal Music of their test on the air.

It was really interesting that they have never made a cover of anyones songs! They wrote and composed each and every track they have ever performed and/or recorded.
The Album is out on the shelves within this coming week, & By The way, Their Album is released in a GPL license, BUT, STILL, I WILL BUY IT :)

22 October, 2005

BiloCate on Jordan FM

Next Thursday.....
Radio Jordan FM 96.3
The Weekend Madness start up, with DJ Mike....
BiloCate! a Jordanian Rock Band , wanting to be famous!
Be ready for it .. they ARE COMING!

on the Only station that appreciates the fact that you can ROCKK!

Irbidian Condolences

If You have gone through Irbid streets lately, you would have mentioned these new signs everywhere.
they might look stupid but they really did solve a problem!
Irbidian Minds baby ;)

Reporting: The Royal Film Committee’s shows around Jordan

As mentioned in an earlier post by me, the Jordanian Royal Film Committee had started to get some activities running outside Amman. & as Promised then, I would be telling you about Jerash’s show held on the 12th, but unfortunately didn't have enough time to write about it, besides the effects of blocking Blogger’s domain on the students account inside the university.

Anyway, the show had (I say) a pretty good audience in Jerash, around 60-70 people, different ages, males and females, and even families!

The audience seem to have liked most the film that wasnt planned to be shown, that is : Amin Matalqa’s “Suffi Suffi” ;) this film was an add on for the show, but seemed to be the most popular one ;)
The Audience was interested in Amin & Lina’s “Crossroads” as well as Yahya Al-Abdallah’s “6 minutes”, & laughed with “Zeidan & Hamdan” ... & went hilarious with the shows surprise “Suffi Suffi” ;)

The only annoying thing in the show were the kids at the back whistling between films flipping.
I guess the Jerashi people will be waiting for your “Zee7i Zee7i” anyways Mr Matalqa;)

Ajlun’s show was last monday, I didn't hear anything about it till this very moment, did you, please add your comments about it.

By this the committee had had its round up shows in Aqaba, Kerak, Madaba, Salt, Mafraq, Jerash, & Ajlun.
Actually i didn't know about Aqaba, Kerak, Madaba, & Salt shows just several days ago! Hmmmm,, I guess it was film makers duty to tell us about them!

I hope more and more round ups would have place each and every several months, this was a start, some shows had audience, some didn't.. very natural in my opinion, the unnatural thing is to quit such a great idea.
The Show must go on, Respect to Jordanian Royal Film Committee.

My Blog is blocked!

My Blog is blocked in my university!
the whole blogger & blogspot domain is blocked at my uni...
I depend on My Uni's internet......

this post,in case it will be published, is a mail based feed!

UPDATE: This post was just republished by me through blogger.com since it didnt appear on Jordan Planet, This post was originally created on Oct 17th

UPDATE 2: seems someone is hearing, block was removed on blogger.com at university

16 October, 2005

Bus Science

I am a public transportation lover, very unlike Firas. I do use public transportations each and every day except for Friday hangouts. either for gettin to and from the University or to different places for business, shopping, or even entertainment ;)
I've always considered buses the best way to meet new different people. Besides, with the pretty strong Public Urban transportation structure available in amman since 3-4 years now, Buses are the best way to getting to different places for long distances with the least possible costs.

My Campus (The Hashemite University) is one that I respect its students for the dedication to the public transportation sector, in our campus just over 15.000 students out of 16.000 use urban buses to get to the university, despite the fact that many of them have private cars but still come using public transportation.

The Hashemite University has been always served by "Asia Transport Co.", the company owning those Urban DAEWOO buses just like firas got in, Asia Co. powers both HU-Raghadan & HU-Sweileh routes. newly, "Al Saousana Trans" took over Zarqa route (FINALLY no more ugly Mini Coaster Buses) in addition to NEW scheduled direct routes to Mafraq,Irbid, Ajloun, Jerash, Salt, and Madaba.

Busy routes such that Raghadan-HU are ones that carry the widest diversity of people, from those Abdouni checks to Wehdat & Goesme guys. Demonstrating that are the students scripts on the walls of the bus stop at the Hashemite University. I have benefited from the changes in the bus stops at our university in taking some photos from the HU-Raghadan bus stop newly abandond.... enjoy!

now I wrote this one

No fear for a processed photo as well ;)

11 October, 2005

Mini Films around Jordan

The Jordanian Royal Film Committee started to have shows outside amman! Ajlun,Jerash & Mafraq are the 1st target … They'll be tomorrow in Jerash at 8 PM showing 5 Mini Films.. including Amin & Lina's "Crossroads" & "6 Minutes".

Hopefully People will get something out of those films ….
Hopefully Someone will attend…
Hopefully I'd remember to attend Jerash's show in order to report the reaction on Jordan Planet

10 October, 2005

Girls in Stock!

For all those guys still suffering like me being lonely because of all kind of girls not appreciating what you do for them,or maybe dont appreciate your life and idiologies!
here's a list that "Geeks with experience" figured out after the "Geeky Experience!"

HARD-DISK Girls: Remembers everything, FOREVER.

RAM Girls: Forgets about you, the moment you turn her off.

WINDOWS Girls: Everyone knows that she can't do a thing right, but no one can live without her.

LINUX Girls:
She does everything right, efficiently, smartly, and only “Perfect Men” can understand that! Most Men claim she's complicated and hard to deal with, resulting in her being very Rare.

SCREENSAVER Girls: She is good for nothing but at least she is fun!

INTERNET Girls: Difficult to access.

SERVER Girls: Always busy when you need her.

MULTIMEDIA Girls: She makes horrible things look beautiful.

CD-ROM Girls: She is always going faster and faster!

E-MAIL Girls: Every ten things she says, eight are nonsense.

VIRUS Girls: Also known as "WIFE"; when you are not expecting her, she comes, installs herself and uses all your resources. If you try to uninstall her you will lose something, if you don't try to uninstall her you will lose everything..

.... from my personal experience, Internet, RAMs, ScreenSavers, & Windows Servers are available everywhere , & Loads of Junk Mails for sure!.... not too many Multimedia girls ... Scartched CDs are available... No Hard Disk ones ... & Indeed passionate Linux ones are a dream!!!!

In case you dont care about any of the above ...Enjoy your trojan Virus.

PS: This post was posted under high mental pressure!

05 October, 2005

University Fees, Carelessly Expensive!

It’s the beginning of another academic year in universities in jordan, the 2nd week is almost over and the usual action at the registration department is still going on, well, of course not as a couple of years before since now registration is done online,fees can be payed in any branch of a certain Bank (I dont know how effective is this procedure anyway cause i didnt like it!)...

Students are Paying, But ... Still Paying ?!
The problem is that you can notice kinda wealthy people still paying in there..!

in short, i want to tell the story of 2 of my old colleagues at university that I know since I 1st got in the Hashemite University, Both didnt pay any registration fees till this very moment, now I know that both of them never been in such good conditions to pay in time! But always did....

Now this semester none paid yet, & none seem to be wanting to! The 1st one of them is an IT student like me (I.E: Paying 45 JD/Credit hour) who got a loan earlier this summer & started his own business and IT Company, courageous and successful (The Guy has a good managing mind though not a very programming one) and really hitting it well with the business he started, and got even a Xeon hosting Server lately to provide webhosting services through his company as well.....Now Guess what, he is spinning around offices to get (forgiveness) from the president of the university for not being to pay until the end of the semester.

Now my other colleague is studying something half price from our specialization...and still not aiming to pay as far as i mention! I know she had some problems in the family but now you’ll be able to see her with a Nokia mobile that costs just as much as her registration fees not forgetting the very important Mini iPOD!!!!!

Those two individual notices i got this week brought to my mind 1 question...!
If You dont want to study,why are you coming to University our dear students?!
Those 2 individuals i know are studying at the moment what they really wanted to, the 2nd mentioned even transformed her self from another major to this one she’s studying after a lot of spinning around!

But those 2 mentioned above are just a sample of many others...
I get into a lecture, i get out of another, i go , i come ... & I keep seeing the people setting doing nothing but talking to each other in the halls and yards.

I know many of them actually, & I know how much “Skipping a Lecture” is such a fun for them!
I hear the phrase “Make Up Exam” from many of them,,but never tried it my self!
I hear them complaining about many “Childish” courses all the time, when i might be knowing about that subject more than them despite its 180 degrees away from my major.

Whose Fault is it....!
is it the system?! Our educational System at Jordanian Universities is much restricted than the US system that is the model of ours.

Drs?! I agree some economics Drs are women guided but ;) ... neehh , still not the problem in my opinion.

The Community? Maybe! The community where there is always careless people supporting even more careless people to be carelessly oriented! “Shame” can be used only when needed,but not all the time!

Parents? another maybe! But they seemingly care about their children supplying them with money to buy all kind of candies & yummee stuff!

“Zenger!” I bought that only once....! I didnt like it at all despite it maybe the most expensive fast food sandwich at our campus!

All those sophisticated checks setting all the time talking and commenting about other checks spinning around & eating 3-4 times during “Working Hours”...

Even me (known for my anarchist thoughts and comments all around, & being commented as “Shaief 7alee” because of my desire and action to change whats wrong around) never ever dared to comment on others the way I hear them do! Not even when its “GABBA3AT” with me!

& guess what, the sit & eat & never get fat... while I do still have an over weight problem :P hehe,,sounds annoying on the long term :)

Retrieving those notes back seriously... I guess its the Students their selfs! Their mentality, their silly thoughts, their unclear future,thinking that tawjihi was the end of the time and that they’re now in “a new life”(Fake I Say! But more than before!) ,being supported by a community suffering from the same issues because of careless parents that care more about their names in the community they’re leaving, where their children are studying (SOMETHING) in a (UNIVERSITY)!

Yes,,, "University Fees" are expensive, they are expensive for the Community as a whole, the are expensive for the government which will be disappointed by the (Positive Generation & Qualified work force) after putting all those money in the University educational system. "University Fees" are even expensive for other students who consider University the Place to Study,Research and Develop in Science, Mentality, Way of Life & Community Service for having such people against their way most of the time.

“University Fees” are really getting more and more expensive with each and every generation coming into our Universities..... we need a solution!

Such a solution will have to turn our universities into “corruption free – silliness Free – time spending free”...
I have nothing against socializing, I’m a very socializing person after all... in University more than anywhere else maybe but priorities must be set, if the community and parents arent setting them for a young generation that cant even decide weather to have the Zenger with Cola or Juice and is careless enough to keep all those people waiting behind him/her to decide that. then who will set them!?

Maybe the universities with un-setting all the rules they have created to set what they think is right!

Yes,Let those couples get into the lectures kissing each other until the end of the lecture as well as they’re not annoying anybody else!

Let students skip lectures as long as possible.

Let the Students write what ever they want on the walls........................


Catastrophes will surely occur, but sacrifices need to be made!

I dont know how much this transaction era will take.. maybe a couple of years.
But for sure a healthier On Campus community will be formed by then!
A community where only specific people will go to universities!
Very socialized but highly cultured and qualified at the same time!
University Fees will always be paid by students despite they will be higher.. but “The University Fees” on the community and the governments will surely be very pleasant in order to support universities as much as possible!
I’ve wanted to write about this issue long time ago... & apparently, I’m still confused from which door shall i face it despite i got a motivating occasion to talk about it... sorry dear reader if i turned your mind into a flipflop logic circuit!

PS 1: The 2 individuals mentioned above are true and existing but mentioning them is not meant to hurt them by any mean!

PS 2: "GABBA3AT" = Had enough until my bones dropped down!

PS 3: "Flipflop" in the post above doesn’t mean slippers!

PS 4: this post was written in a very sleepy homework-stuffed conditions!