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SMEX Goes to PICNIC ’09

This month, SMEX was invited to speak at PICNIC ’09, a three-day event in Amsterdam where media people, arts and architecture people, entertainment people, journalists, science folks, and a whole lot of others get together to push the edges of new ideas. Below is Mohamad’s presentation about The Arab Social Web, a panel convened by […]

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Let’s Put Beirut on the Map

OpenStreetMap is an international project that aims to provide free geographic data collected by individuals from around the world. Or, as they describe themselves on their website, OpenStreetMap is a free editable map of the whole world. OpenStreetMap relies on crowdsourcing to gather the geographic data that is plotted on the map. Anyone who knows […]

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Photography Workshop With Georges Haddad

On the 26th, 27th and the 28th of June 2009, SMEX organized the Digital Photography Workshop, facilitated by Georges Haddad. George Haddad explaining to the participants basic photography skills on Saturday. The program included basic photography techniques, followed by a photoshoot where the participants applied the techniques assimilated, then the group got together again to […]

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Process Notes

One of the things that I wished we had done during our project last year was to take better notes about the process of developing and implementing our plans. Not only would this provide an opportunity for us to reflect on what was working and what wasn’t, but it would provide a record of what […]

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