Category : Design

06 Apr

Access For All – Bridging Qatar’s Digital Divide

by Anirudh Sharma

Editor’s Note: This blog has been contributed by Patricia Quinn, Senior ICT Adoption Specialist from the ICT & Society Division of the Ministry of Information & Communications Technology. Are you living away from home? How do you keep in touch with loved ones back home? Is it through your smartphone, laptop or desktop computer? Not […]

16 Jan

Your computer is watching movies. Just not the way you do!

by Anirudh Sharma

Can you imagine a world without any movies? I don’t know about you, but to me movies are an inherent part of our lives. They fill a void that the stress of living life in a world full of complicated relations, responsibilities, shortcomings and expectations. We laugh, we cry, we empathize, and we get frightened, […]

28 Nov

Blair Levin: Broadband new table-stakes for a successful economy

by Anirudh Sharma

Indeed, being connected is the essential element in modern society, conferring broad social and economic benefits. And that connection is possible with high-speed, high-capacity broadband connections. Without broadband infrastructure and services, developing countries risk being left out from flourishing global digital economy. Qatar’s National Broadband Plan, scheduled to be launched at an international-level symposium on […]

20 Nov

Let’s cull the trend of digital media rumors

by Anirudh Sharma

I’m sure you’ll nod in approval if someone asked you about having encountered a hoax or a fake image on social media. The phenomenon has existed since 1934 when Colonel Robert Wilson supposedly snapped a photograph of the Loch Ness monster but in our times of instant communication and news-sharing the Sphinx of hoaxes and digital […]