Archive for January, 2007

Qatar’s amazing 35 km cooled cycling path!

Monday, January 29th, 2007

This is an amazing project. Doha will get a 35 km mist cooled, covered network of cycling paths in 2007. It’s almost unbelievable. Streetsblog » Mist-Cooled Bike Paths Being Built in Qatar: The ruler of Qatar, Emir Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani wants to get his people riding bicycles. One of the challenges in accomplishing [...]

SYNTAX and Toot win at Jordan’s ‘Web Oscars’

Monday, January 29th, 2007

What an eye opener! I discovered that my team at SYNTAX and Toot are, in reality, a bunch of crazies! I mean, these people created quite a scene at the Jordan Web Awards last Thursday. They had not one, but maybe four compressed air horns, sparkling candles, confetti and other ‘celebration’ equipment’. And boy can [...]

One month and 900 JDs later, my data is back from the dead

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

Before you read this post, ask yourself: “is my important data backed up?”. If not, I PLEAD WITH YOU. Stop reading now and go back up your data immediately. Now! Don’t wait any second. Consider buying a large external hard disk and start backing everything up, be work or family related. Regular readers of this [...]

The best Arab TV commercial ever!

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

Do you know who’s the company behind this??

Careers: SYNTAX is looking for brand strategists and communicators

Sunday, January 21st, 2007

SYNTAX, the brand, design and user experience innovation company is growing. SYNTAX is moving to a new level, marked by a growing number of Middle Eastern and international clients and an ever-rising level of appreciation by clients who are entrusting us with mission-critical projects. We maintain a healthy mix of projects: from culture to commerce [...]

Newsweek: Ikbis is the YouTube of the Arab world

Monday, January 15th, 2007

Earlier today, Newsweek magazine published an article about Ikbis, the first Arab video and photo sharing site. Not bad, huh? A cool start of 2007 for the TootCorp team. A big thanks to all the users of Ikbis and all our friends around the blogosphere who supported and mentioned us. The team at TootCorp is [...]

There’s bad architecture, and there’s Burj Al Arab(i)

Monday, January 15th, 2007

No. No. No. This can’t be true.. AAAARRGGGHHH! You know where this is leading? Just read this BRILLIANT BLOG POST! I GUARANTEE you will laugh hard! Here is a taste: