Monthly : January 2011

30 Jan

Al Jazeera Makes Photos and Footage from Egypt Available Under Creative Commons

by Brian Wesolowski

Like so many people here in Qatar, I was glued to the Internet and television over the weekend watching the events unfold across Egypt. At times, information coming out seemed very sporadic. Updates were sparse, especially when it appeared as though Internet was cut in places and, of course, social media sites were blocked. Resourceful […]

25 Jan

Wikinomics Author Coming to Doha!

by Brian Wesolowski

So I have hinted about this on Twitter, but it is official – Anthony Williams, co-author of Wikinomics will be coming to Doha as part of ictQATAR’s Connected Speakers Series on March 8, 2010, 6 p.m. at the Ritz Carlton. Wikinomics, and now the follow-up book, Macrowikinomics, are redefining how people are thinking about business, […]

20 Jan

Join the Qatar Twestival! @dohatwestival

by Brian Wesolowski

Twitter, community and raising money for a local charity – what better way could there be to spend a Thursday afternoon in March?  I can’t think of many things, which is why I am encouraging all of Qatar to come together on Thursday, March 24, 2011 for the country’s first Twestival. Twestival (or a Twitter-festival) […]

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