Mstdfr (Arabic: مستدفر) is a Middle Eastern geeky podcast spoken in "Arablish". Every week, Ammar and Rami host different regional guests to talk about various topics including: current affairs, culture, technology, media, challenges facing the new Arab generation, and everything in between.
Today we host Omair Taibah, and talk about evolution, the Keto Diet, and discuss whether Apple has lost its touch or not. Show Links Riemann Hypothesis ESPN’s 30 For 30: Ali and Larry Mstdfr crew talk about gravitational waves Why Do Our Fingers and Toes Wrinkle During a Bath The most lactose intolerant places in the world Keto diet Planned obsolescence Has apple lost its touch The Fappening
Today we host Khalid Yeslam and Omair Taibah to talk about the real estate crisis in Saudi Arabia, the US elections, why trump won, the filter bubble, and much more. Show Links Donald Trump Protester Speaks Out: “I Was Paid $3,500 To Protest Trump’s Rally” How the Electoral College Works The filter bubble Michael Moore: Why Trump Will Win Slavoj Žižek would vote for Trump Flag protection act of 2005 Politico’s Chief Political Correspondent Glenn Thrush Identifies Himself as ‘Hack’ for Podesta Madayen movie خالد يسلم: تجربتي مع التمثيل Did the Joker Kill Heath Ledger?… This is Yuuuuge!
Today we host Hashim Alzain and we discuss nutrition of McDonald’s burgers, the health benefits of organic eating (or lack thereof,) compare Saudi Arabia to Japan and USA professionally. Listener Week? More about Listener Week at mstdfr.com/listenerweek Fill in the survey here or in Arabic here. Show Links Nutritional facts of Lettuce How safe are the wax on the apples? Eugenics DARPA’s sewing machines
This episode we host Anmar Fathaldin and get an update on his ‘daya3’ or being lost in life. We also talk about the big screw up Saudi Telecom did this week, Hyperloop, and Billionaires. Show Links Hani Khoja’s episode with Mstdfr: We are Nice People “الاتصالات السعودية تعتذر عن الفاتورة: “لا تسدد يا نايف Hyperloop’s first track could be built in Dubai Anmar’s earlier episode
This week we host Hani Khoja and talk about sports (just a little we promise!) We then move on to his experience climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, Saudi Vision 2030, and Saudis new entertainment authority. Shownotes Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History Saudi Vision 2030 The Iluminate show Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance A Global Nomad In Search Of True Happiness
This week (actually we recorded this at Saudi Design Week, but you know what we mean) we host Nayla Attar, social innovation designer, and we delve deeper into the meaning of design. We then reminisce about 80’s and 90’s movies and discuss what makes a movie remake better (or worse.) Show Links School of Visual Arts The sound of a modem Does Vinyl Really Sound Better This Band Is Making Music Out of Outdated Technological Garbage Nayla Attar Designs
This week we bring you an episode Ammar, Khayra, and Rami recorded a few weeks ago. We have a conversation about masculinity, autism, feminism in mainstream media. Then we give you a sneak peak on the daily discussions we have to manage the network. Show Links LPQ Podcast: Political Correctness Go for No! Yes is the Destination, No is How You Get There LPQ Podcast: Cultural Appropriation I proposed to my girlfriend in Mario Maker! Ammar’s Show: Sijil Baba
This week we are at Saudi Design Week! We sit down with the founders, the Bouzo sisters, and have a conversation about design, art, and creativity. Show Links Saudi Design Week
This week we host Sari Sabban and we geek out on unicode and emojis, the history of smilies, Internet Protocol exhaustion, telescopes and microscopes, and a lot lot more. Very dense episode! Show Links Unicode Is Considering a Hijab Emoji What is unicode? Original Bboard Thread in which 🙂 was proposed The New Emojis Have a Meeting – College Humor IP Exhaustion The Voyager Golden Record The muslim cleric claiming Earth does not revolve