Geeks of the Revolution

Mike Elkin of Wired interviews a courageous collection of Egyptian "geeks and online activists and D.I.Y. filmmakers" camping out in Tahrir Square.

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  • Rather||

    Protest have been Vietnamized media-wise. The governments no longer control the narrative.

  • Montani Semper Liberi||

    It was very violent and brutal against peaceful people who just trying to cross the bridge… 17 people died right before my eyes

    The news today was saying five killed. Either Mr. Abdullah is exaggerating, or things are much worse in Egypt than the press is reporting. I'm hoping for the former, but I fear the latter.

  • ||

    He may be inadvertently exaggerating by assuming that everyone who dropped after they were shot was killed.

  • ||

    Wow, Geeks are just cool like that I think!

  • Almanian||

    Just got a page (quaint, I know) that "they're rounding up journalists" in Egypt. Any confirmation from other sources?

  • Rather||

    It was reported on Fox-for their safety of course. AKA, they must be planning something hellish and are trying to limit media scrutiny


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