29 Sep

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Affordable “Back to School” ICT Solutions for Marginalized Students

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Back to schoolThis month’s Tech Top 10 explores how technology can help with going “Back to School” – wherever you live and whatever age you are.

One area where technology has demonstrated a recent impact is supporting people at time of disruption. In particular, education in refugee camps and following emergencies (like earthquakes or other natural disasters) is without doubt a very difficult mission. The difficulty originates not only from the diverse population, the lack of adequate resources, infrastructure and facilities; but also from the usual lack of security, the language barriers and scarce availability of trained or qualified teachers.

This is where ICT can make a difference and be a “solution” to at least some of those obstacles. Continue Reading

25 Sep

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5 Benefits of Social Media in Qatar!

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shutterstock_199220477 (Custom)Here’s a fact you need to know, more than half of Qatar’s population are now active social media users and a lot more are on the internet. A recent study by Northwestern University in Qatar shows that over 86% of Qatar’s residents use the Internet, which is more than those who read newspapers, magazines or listen to the radio. As a business or an entrepreneur, this should matter to you, because it opens the gate for a growing market.

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