Archive for August, 2007

Sk8r boyz in Amman

Friday, August 24th, 2007

Weird choice of music, but some cool video shooting of Amman’s skaters.. I had a little skateboard when I was a kid.. Maybe I was born 25 years too early On Ikbis..

Who’s liberal? Who’s conservative?

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

Don’t judge by appearances! “Back in Chicago I have my own Dishadash and Siwak, Dad!” LOL! [See it on Ikbis]

Jordanian’s mobile obsession from the bathroom to the grave!

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

Another brilliant Hajjaj production. I didn’t get to see this one before. See it on ikbis

Cheap laptops for Jordanian students and other positive IT developments

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

Better late than never.. A plan to provide Jordanian university students with affordable laptops is finally being implemented. Jordan Times: AMMAN - A pilot project to provide university students with laptops at “competitive” prices is scheduled to start during the upcoming academic year, which begins in late September. Under the Ministry of Information and Communications [...]

Turkey: Secularism, Islam and Nationalism in one shot

Monday, August 20th, 2007

I am back from my vacation to Tukey. I visited Bodrum (Beautiful) and Marmaris (crass, mass tourism, targeted at Brits). As a tourist, you never really get to know about the real life of a country, but I have been following the political developments in Turkey for a while. While in Turkey, I also made [...]

Cool mobile film experiments

Friday, August 17th, 2007

The camera on your mobile phone is a powerful tool. In the right hands, and with an experimental attitude, some cool stuff can done with it. Just see what our friend, director/filmmake Amr Toukhy is doing with his mobile and uploading on Ikbis. Go and shoot something!

Turkish Cola: Good for cross cultural learning..

Saturday, August 11th, 2007

Two hilariously great TV commercials, starring Chevy Chase, for Cola Turka! I am starting to love this brand!