Archive for April, 2005

Keep those internet surprises coming along

Friday, April 29th, 2005

TELECOM | New services and increased competition are bringing new conveniences to the consumer A few weeks ago I was departing from Queen Alia International Airport and was, for a change, pleasantly surprised. I am saying ‘for a change’ because I have written before about the dire need to inject technology into our main airport. [...]

Podcasting: The liberation of (r)a(u)dio

Tuesday, April 19th, 2005

MEDIA | Just under the mainstream’s surface, a new media revolution is about to happen, says Ahmad Humeid “Hey DJ! Are you done mixing yet?” shouts a girl’s voice. “Your DJ has only just begun!” comes the answer in a movie trailer-like voice. That’s what the listeners of the ‘Daily Source Code’ hear at the [...]

Branding the Cedar Revolution – Revisited

Saturday, April 16th, 2005

My post about the ‘branding’ of Lebanon’s Cedar Revolution last month got linked in all sorts of places and resulted in the traffic to to skyrocket. Anyway, today a friend emailed me a link to an article in the Washington Post that goes deeper behind the scenes and talks to the ‘brand builders’ of [...]

Dubai! Dubai!

Tuesday, April 12th, 2005

Posting from Dubai. Been here fro 2 days on business. This place is just crazy.. and in more than one way. I will be posting some photos soon along with some of my impressions from the past few days. Meanwhile, try to help me decode this

Recording Skype calls on GarageBand with LineIn and SoundFlower (Mac)

Saturday, April 9th, 2005

I’ve been going audio-crazy over the past few day. Will write more about that later.. Ok.. In the spirit of sharing solutions with other Mac users out there, here is how I managed to record a Skype call on GarageBand using the apps LineIn and Soundflower: I just kept messing around with the settings and [...]

just another test..

Friday, April 8th, 2005

testing something test link

Upgraded to WordPress 1.5

Friday, April 8th, 2005

I just managed to upgrade this site to WordPress 1.5. That’s why the header image is gone and the text is now in a ‘wrong’ font. Upgrade was easy. But FTP is always a pain (it’s soooo slow). Thanks Ammar for remembering the ‘secret code’ Will fix the header and font tomorrow. Let’s see what [...]