Tagged : anirudh Sharma

12 Jan

Fed up of Facebook? Survey defies that feeling

by Anirudh Sharma

I can’t remember how many times I have wanted to deactivate my Facebook account. Especially after spending a good few hours clicking through pictures, links, jokes, news, and other random things shared by my FB friends. But have I actually deactivated my account – well maybe once or twice and that too just to avoid […]

24 Dec

So you think your 10-year-old is ready for a mobile phone?

by Anirudh Sharma

My 10-year-old son is going on a school trip from Doha to Switzerland for a week soon. This is the first time he’ll be away for such a long duration and he’s a bit worried about getting lost in an unfamiliar city without his parents. So, he’s asking me and my wife to get him […]

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 […]

14 Nov

New Assistive Technology Resource At Your Fingertips

by Anirudh Sharma

Assistive technology is increasingly opening the doors of possibilities for people with different types of disabilities be it education, work, or everyday life in society. It is becoming that essential tool which helps individuals to become more independent, confident, productive, and better integrated into their communities. Of course, assistive technology can mean anything from simple, […]