Two months ago, my family moved house. Our satellite dish was left on the roof of the old house. Since the move, we’ve been living without a dish, resulting in a purely video-on-demand lifestyle. So how important is TV for you and your kids? And what happens when conventional satellite TV is absent? Every family [...]
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The cool guys at SpinBits in Dubai have hosted TootCorp’s Karim Arafat on the their Spin Show podcast, to talk about the Arabian web and mobile scene and the story of TootCorp and specifically about the development of watwet. Really worth a listen. Karim even manages to go through the podcast without saying “Ya’ani”.. Download [...]
After 8 hours of being looked up in a conference room at the Deutsche Welle’s Berlin headquarters, The BOBS deliberation art finally over. And the winners are.. Oh.. Wait.. I can’t tell you yet. There is an “embargo” on the results until tomorrow’s awards ceremony at the Museum of Communication in Berlin. The discussions of [...]
Try to imagine this: around 50 graphic designers, laptops, cameras, a mixing board and a fast internet connection all crammed up into a small room at the 35th floor of a Berlin hotel. This was the scene Wednesday night as the SYNTAX crew gate-crashed the temporary headquarters of Type Radio. Type Radio is, usually, a [...]
Almost exactly two years and 5 months ago, on November 27, 2004 I posted the photo below to say farewell to my Nokia 6210 which I carried for four years and say hello to my first ‘smart’ phone the Nokia 6600. Now it’s time for the 6600 to fade into the background, as I welcome [...]
What happens when you put a Swiss/Italian social activist and German/Jordanian political scientist/journalist on a train from Berlin to Tehran, have them carry a video camera, microphone and laptops and have them blog/vlog/podcast like there’s no tomorrow. Sounds like a radical media experiment that I would be interested in. That’s why 360east and my company [...]
They finally did it! The crazy gang talk a bit of nonsense and introduce themselves. And there you have it. The universe’s first Arabic podcast! Listen at your own risk! ..