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Remembering Jerry Lawson

Same-day in 1977, the home game console Atari 2600 was launched and ultimately revolutionized the game industry. The idea of plugging different game cartridges, like Pac-Man or Space Invaders, into...

Technology Evolution Through Pac-Man

We can mark the significant evolution of technology through 3 different milestones based on the game Pac-Man. For those who don ‘t know [Pac-Man], it is the arcade game where you control Pac-Man, w...

Inventions & Documentations

Many past inventions, such as 17th-century mechanical calculator machines or early 20th century computers, suffered from clearly identifying the innovators and the original creators. Chronology of ...

2/22/2012

My dad passed away on 2/22/2012. Cancer took him after a long fight. He was a pioneer in journalism and future thinking. He loved the pen and paper. He loved his family. His pride is seeing his chi...

My College Days Story

A big wish for me came true this weekend when I had the honor to present in Palo Alto Silicon Valley to my fellow alumni at the American University of Beirut. I talked about my passion for computer...

Sharing Alumni Experience

This Saturday, I will be geeking out on AI, machine learning, computing, cloud computing, and entrepreneurship with fellow professors, doctors, and alumni in Silicon Valley / Paolo Alto. Many of m...

IT Transformation & Cybersecurity Forum

It was exciting to moderate two sessions in Seattle, one on cyber security to cover for the initially planned presenter and the other on “IT Transformation and CIOs,” as part of my original session...

Passion for computers and innovation

The word “Technology”

Definition of the word “technology” in the Online Encyclopedia: 1610s, “a discourse or treatise on an art or the arts,” from Greek tekhnologia “systematic treatment of an art, craft, or technique,...

Steve Jobs and Apple

I am a big fan of Steve Jobs, but it is essential to watch how a mix of ingenuity and arrogance when Steve was young can lead to failed implementations. After he was kicked off Apple in the 80s, St...