Monthly : November 2011

30 Nov

Tomorrow’s Privacy!

by مينا ناجي

Ask yourself what you thought the term “privacy” meant three years back and your answer probably would have been “fighting spam!”. Now, ask yourself that question once again and your answer most likely will be: Facebook! Everything’s changed. And privacy will keep changing just as the way we access and use data is. ictQATAR recently […]

27 Nov

Moderately Refreshed

by Denise Mc Manus

Having started a website business in 2007, my partner and I initially worked on the Business Strategy following all the lessons learned along the course of our careers. We went on courses on how to best design an online site, set up the backend with precision and an SEO strategy with our developer.  The business […]

24 Nov

Wikipedia Fellow Brings GLAM to Qatar

by Brian Wesolowski

Editing an online encyclopedia may not sound glamorous, but for Liam Wyatt, Wikimedia’s GLAM fellow (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museum), it certainly is, and it’s about far more than glamour. The world’s online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, is about making human knowledge freely available to everyone in their own language, and Liam believes cultural institutions should play […]

16 Nov

First Ever TEDx Youth Meet for Qatar

by Denise Mc Manus

TEDxYouth@Doha will join over 100 other cities worldwide to commemorate the United Nations Universal Children’s Day celebrations on November 19. TEDYouth is the first ever TED event being held for young people.  The audience will “Play, Learn, Build & Share” with speakers to inspire creativity, share mind-shifting stories and engage with each other.  The main […]

14 Nov

Don’t Miss “The Future of Internet Privacy”

by Brian Wesolowski

“Almost every time we go online, using our computers or mobile devices, each of us produces data in some form. This data may contain only oblique information about who we are and what we are doing, but when enough of it is aggregated, facts about us which we believed were private has the potential to […]