Archive for the 'SYNTAX' Category

Quick update on Amman Bus Map project

Monday, April 3rd, 2006

I’ve had an excellent response from many people regarding the Amman Bus Map project. Many have shown an interest to volunteer and other have offered information and advice.

I hope we can convene a kick of meeting for the project sometime next week.

My friend Qais in Dubai, who just came back from a tour of [...]

Another resumé disaster

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

The bad English in a lot of Jordanian graduates is probably world famous. It’s a real shame and I don’t find it amusing anymore (OK, sometimes I do

I just read a covering letter of a job applicant who wanted to join our ‘estimated’ company.

But that still doesn’t beat the CV I received from [...]

Best tech news of the year: SketchUp acquired by Google

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

For me this is really big news. SketchUp is the best new piece of software I used in YEARS. I was introduced to it by my cousin Khader, who works as an architect in New York. He told me it is the best 3D ‘sketching’ software out there and he was so right.
This news of [...]

Announcing the ‘Amman Bus Map Design’ voluntary project

Monday, March 20th, 2006

First of all let me thank my fellow Jordanian blogger Nasim Tamimi for his unbelievably informative comment on my post about busses in Amman. Read Nasimjo’s comment here.

The bus ride, the comments I got and my experiences with using the Berlin public transport system has inspired me to announce the following voluntary project, sponsored by [...]

Ever wondered what the voice of an olive sounded like?

Saturday, March 18th, 2006

Oh tribes of the Arabian Levant! listen to the Voice of the Olive! Thus spoke Olivoice. Oli-what? Yes you heard it right. Olivoice is the latest brand that SYNTAX has been helping create for an exciting new venture that promises to deliver a full-featured, internet-powered service to Arab communities around the world and cater to [...]

A new SYNTAX baby is born!

Friday, March 17th, 2006

Wael (aka Sha3teely) became a father on Thursday. Welcome to our world, baby Joon. And congratulations to Shuruq and Wael!

Career opportunities at SYNTAX

Monday, March 6th, 2006

My company SYNTAX is seeking to expand its Amman-based team. We’re seeking talented, curious, forward-thinking people in the following areas:

Brand strategy and consulting———————————————————-
Project management———————————————————-
Account management———————————————————-
Print design———————————————————-
Web design———————————————————-
Industrial design———————————————————-
Print production———————————————————-
PHP programming———————————————————-

Junior and senior level team members are being sought.

Contact me at ahmad(at) (with covering letter and CV) if you feel you can add value to our [...]