Yearly : 2012

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 […]

22 Oct

ISOC Qatar invites you to attend “iNET Qatar: The Rise of the Arab Information Society”

by Damian Radcliffe

Digital Qatar readers are invited to attend a major international Internet conference being organized by ISOC Qatar in partnership with the Internet Society (ISOC), ictQATAR and Carnegie Mellon Qatar on 27th November 2012.   The event – iNET Qatar: ‘The Rise of the Arab Information Society’ – will explore a number of issues with which Digital Qatar readers will be very familiar. This includes topics such […]