Tagged : al jazeera

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 […]

15 Feb

Microsoft & Twitter CEOs deliver keynotes at Mobile World Congress 2011

by Anirudh Sharma

The GSMA Mobile World Congress has launched into full motion, with two very interesting keynotes on the first full day. Steve Ballmer, Chief Executive Office of Microsoft, gave a sneak preview of Windows phone with IE9 during his keynote. Trust me – it will be competition for the iPhone! Microsoft also gave a demonstration of some […]

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 […]