Archive for the 'The web' Category

Big Amman Google Earth overlay by JOFICO!

Friday, April 21st, 2006

I just discovered a really interesting Placemark collection for Google Earth that documents dozens of Amman’s landmarks, hotels, schools, restaurants, intersections, etc.

The file is available on the Google Earth Community and, was released by a member called Jofico whose profile is linked to the website of the insurance company of the same name (The Jordan […]

This.. is creativity: the sonic wire sculptor

Friday, April 21st, 2006

My friend Sabbagh just emailed me a link to the amazing sonic wire sculptor project. Talk about music, drawing, architectural space and technology coming together. Have a look and make sure you watch the video. This is what I call creativity.

Are you still using Internet Explorer?

Friday, April 7th, 2006

WEB | Even if you are Microsoft, a fiery fox can still cause you a headache, Ahmad Humeid reports.

Just a few years ago, it seemed that the Microsoft’s Internet Explorer has achieved absolute and final victory in the browser wars. With the advent of the commercial internet a decade ago, the king of browsers was, […]

The amazing Arab female blogger power!

Sunday, April 2nd, 2006

The votes for the best bloggers on toot have been tallied for March 2006. I can’t say that we have been overwhelmed with votes. After we changed the voting system to become more strict (requiring email confirms), voting activity really took a nosedive in March. Instead of hundreds of votes we got only 22 for […]

Blogs, media and the cartoon war

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

MEDIA | Are blogs bringing people closer together or bring us closer to to conflict. Ahmad Humeid investigates.

To what extent was last century’s mass media responsible for wars, mass murder and mass subjugating ideologies? Louis Rossetto, the man who in the early 90s founded and published the digital zeitgeist magazine Wired, certainly thinks that the […]

Fashion Blog spam or real comment?

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

A few days I got the following comment on one of my ‘cartoon-war’ related posts:

In a world full of sectarianism and religious belligerence is Fashion the unlikely saviour? Most people would agree Fashion is colour blind; when a customer buys an item of fashion do they ever question the colour, ethnicity, social background or religion […]

Aqaba tourism website launched

Friday, February 17th, 2006

The Aqaba Special Economic Zone’s Tourism Department has just announced the launch of Aqaba’s first comprehensive tourism website. The site was developed by Batelco.

During the tourism promotion session of the ‘Aqaba: turning vision into reality’ event, the tourism deparment also announced several advertisng campaigns to promote Aqaba’s tourism in the UK, Spain, Scadinavia as well […]