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 [...]
Archive for February, 2007
Every now and then, someone in Jordan comes out with a creative breakthrough that takes us all by surprise. Frayed Ends is such a moment. It’s a five minute animated short movie (I would rate it R by the way) that represents a voyeuristic view into the life of an extremely depressed young man. Frayed [...]
A very appropriate and effective TV commercial for the iPhone. This was screened during yesterday’s Oscar night. You can see it in a higher resolution on Apple’s homepage too.
A while back we had a lively discussion about the ‘death of the Jordanian middle class’ (here and here). A lot was said about the definition of rich, poor and ‘middle class’.. So now, there is a a site called the Global Rich List, which can be used by everyone to see how rich, or [...]
If you like things small, then read this New York Times story. And check out the audio slideshow that comes with it. [via: Signal vs. Noise]
Although the terms of settlement were not disclosed, it seems that both companies did not want to turn this into a legal battle. Maybe Cisco got some money out of Apple. I am sure Apple’s iPhone will be THE iPhone and everyone will forget about the Cisco iPhone (or any other previous software products called [...]
Did you know that Egypt has solved all its economic, social and political problems? I mean we all know that there is no poverty, no corruption. All the cities are green and all people are healthy. There is only one problem: those damn bloggers! Don’t be fooled by the young age of these dangerous bloggers. [...]