Monthly : November 2012

22 Nov

Interview with Fadel Al-Enazi, Chairman of the ISOC Qatar

by Damian Radcliffe

  Ahead of the next week’s iNET conference at Carnegie Mellon University, Digital Qatar’s Damian Radcliffe spoke to Fadel Al-Enazi, Chairman of the Qatar Internet Society ( ISOC Qatar) about what to expect from the conference and his take on the key ICT issues in Qatar. Fadel, can you start off by telling us a bit about yourself and your particular Internet […]

21 Nov

5 Naming Tips for Businesses and Products

by Julia Astashkina

Perhaps you’re launching a new business, or maybe it’s time to give a facelift to your whole brand, because your name doesn’t reflect what you do as a company any more. Whatever the situation is, you need a new name—and choosing one can be harder than it looks. Here, at ictQATAR, we’ve launched nearly a […]

14 Nov

Taking Farming Vertical

by Brian Wesolowski

Two things Qatar clearly lacks are good land for agriculture and fresh water. Two things it does not lack are a growing population and wilted produce at grocery stores. To address these issues, perhaps Qatar should think vertically, as in VertiCrop. VertiCrop is a relatively new technology developed by Vancouver-based Alterrus. The technology takes farming […]

04 Nov

Open Source Ecology: Building Sustainable Communities

by Brian Wesolowski

In less than a month, the world will convene in Doha for the UN Climate Change Conference. Technology will of course be a central part of the discussions, with some believing technology can be the silver bullet in solving our climate challenges, while other arguing continued technological advancement is the root cause of our current […]

03 Nov

30 recent technology developments you don’t want to miss! It’s our Digital Digest, Volume 4!

by Damian Radcliffe

It has been a couple of months since our last Digital Digest and a lot has happened since then. Stories in this in this edition which may be of particular interest to Digital Qatar readers include: Insights into the Arab Digital Generation Major current – and predicted – mobile trends A look at 3D printing And […]