Archive for the 'Podcasting' Category

360east featured on BBC Five Live

Thursday, November 17th, 2005

I was interviewed by the BBC’s Five Live radio network in the UK 2 days ago about the reaction of Jordanian bloggers to the bombings and also about podcasting in the Arab world (or the lack thereof). Roba (and far away) was also featured. Listen here.

MixUp Arabia episode 8 | Nov 3, 2005 | The Eid Cast!

Thursday, November 3rd, 2005

It’s the first day of Eid al Fitr.. and also my birthday. It’s time for episode 8 of MixUp Arabia!!. Featuring the ‘laser dance scene’ music from Ocean’s Twelve, a funny ‘deleted’ audio scene from our friends at Play 99.6 and a Song For Free.. (Also see artis page on the Podsafe Music Network here. [...]

Cross cultural: The wonders of Tabla and a recommended podcast

Friday, October 14th, 2005

Over the past few days I was in email contact with Jeff Cavanaugh from the US based media firm Creative Armada. We had an interesting discussion as he was setting up an interview with a musician guest over a VoIP phone connection, for inclusion in his music podcast Armada Sound System. He found my blog [...]

MixUp Arabia episode 7 | Oct 12, 2005 | The Ramadan Cast

Thursday, October 13th, 2005

Welcome to the world’s first Ramadan cast, almost live from my car! Well, actually it’s more like 15 minutes of random thoughts around Ramadan and its commercialization. You can sense that I am actually fasting. I am a bit ‘slow’. Listen here in MP3 (15 min 15 sec/ 5.1 MB). If you like this show, [...]

MixUp Arabia episode 6: Car-cast on busses and public transporation in Amman

Sunday, September 18th, 2005

Almost live: my first ‘car-cast’ from the streets of Amman. I was ‘inspired’ by the recent announcement that petrol prices will be raised again in Jordan very soon, and an ad in the paper that potrays taking the bus as ‘uncool’, to talk about public transportation and the state of busses in Amman. Listen here [...]

MixUp Arabia episode 5: testing the iRiver 790 recording feature

Saturday, September 17th, 2005

MixUp Arabia is back.. sort of. Go ahead.. Accuse me of geekery and “podcasting about podcasting” if you want. That’s exactly what I am doing here! I am testing by brand new iRiver iFP 790. It can record! From a Mic! Even my professional Mic. Cool! I am hoping to do some mobile podcasts from [...]

My interview on GlobalVoices with Ethan Zuckerman

Wednesday, July 27th, 2005

Earlier today I had a great chat with Ethan Zuckerman, who’s here in Amman for the Open Source Opportunities seminar. Both of us were ‘showing off’ our Apple gear (Powerbooks, iPods in the lobby of the Jordan Intercontinental. We talked about blogging, podcasting, media, technology, youth and self expression. Ethan just posted this podcast of [...]