Tag Archives: Cairo

More On Egyptians’ Sudden Love For Laser Pointers

From the BBC: Egypt crisis: Why are Cairo protesters using laser pens? Hey, look!  It’s an interview! (Follow up to this) Cairo street vendors are selling laser pointers to the crowd and the crowd uses them to not only harass helicopters … Continue reading

Posted in Geography, Technology, The Future | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Arms Race: Technologically Enhanced Citizens Vs. Government Control

From Reddit:  Protesters pointing lasers at a military helicopter flying above Cairo and Egyptian protestors direct laser lights on a military helicopter flying over the presidential palace in Cairo.  Don’t come around here no more The battle between oppressive governments and their … Continue reading

Posted in Culture Matters, Technology | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment