Eyas's Blog

Occasional musings on software development, tech, the Middle East, and anything else.

Yazan Al Rousan in Autostrad

[^Autostrad Album cover, via band from Facebook.] Rising Jordanian singer Yazan al Rousan along with a few others have recently launched a new project: a band called Autostrad that aims to somehow ‘revolutionize’ current-day Arab music by incorporating various elements of Rock, Jazz, and even a hint of electronic music in the predominantly “mono-styled” Arab music world. While I’m a fan of…

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My New Favorite Video

Just thought I should share this video: youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfeX2MZY8Tk Definitely one of my favorites on YouTube in recent days!

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Conflict in Gaza

As if an anti-humanitarian siege wasn’t enough, our peaceful neighbors have done it again, this time with a full-fledged war against the (people?) of the Gaza strip. Israel – as any sovereign entity – has the right to exist, granted. Israel – as any other nation – has the right to defend itself, again: granted. But these two statements cannot justify an entire military operation with the…

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So who am I really?

Before I can start blogging heavily (which I plan to), I think I need to talk a bit about myself, to sort-of formally introduce myself to everyone. My name is Eyas Sharaiha and I’m a Jordanian Year 12 IB student, software and web developer, online magazine editor, and tech enthusiast. I’m interested in technology, software development, politics (especially affairs of the region), physics…

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