Archive for February, 2005

RSS is cool

Saturday, February 26th, 2005

WEB | Tired of checking your favourite news sites and blogs? Ahmad Humeid tells you about a technology that can do that for you Here’s an acronym for you: RSS. No, I am not talking about the Royal Scientific Society! I am talking about Really Simple Syndication. If you’re a news junkie or a blog [...]

Play 99.6 now live on the net

Saturday, February 19th, 2005

A number of people out there have been asking when Play 99.6 will start broadcasting on the net. Well, the wait is over. Log on to Play 99.6 and have a listen to their Window Media live stream. It’s a 32 Kbps stream which means that even a dial up connection should be enough to [...]

Must see: Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s ‘The Gates’ paints NYC’s Central Park orange!

Monday, February 14th, 2005

I don’t want to talk too much about this. You need to see it to believe it. The artist couple Christo and Jeanne-Claude have today seen the realization of a project they’ve been working on since 1979: The Gates. Imagine 7,500 metal frames with free hanging saffron textile ‘curtains’ gently swaying with the wind, meandering [...]

Al-Jazeera: a top brand from Arabia?

Friday, February 4th, 2005

MEDIA | An Arab brand makes international headlines. What does it all mean, asks Ahmad Humeid The news shocked the branding and marketing world. Arab satellite channel Al-Jazeerah has been voted the world 5th most influential brand in a poll of branding professional conducted by Brandchannel, an online magazine. Al-Jazeera came just behind Apple’s iPod, [...]