Tag Archives | Creative Commons


Launching NetHawwal: Beta Testing the Savvy Strategist

It’s official! SMEX has launched its new online learning platform NetHawwal. Starting today, a group of beta testers from 11 Arab countries will take part in an eight-week course sponsored by UNESCO Lebanon. The course material, available in Arabic and English, blends self-guided learning with virtual coaching by experienced SMEX mentors. The NetHawwal platform, built […]

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Share Is Hitting Beirut!!

Many people from different places in the world are joining SHAREbeirut to share their knowledge, ideas and vision to topics related to Internet, Netculture, hacktivisn, Anonymity, Censorship, Future, Remix… You are going to be busy and having fun this weekend, because SHARE conference is not like any other conference, it’s full of youth, music, performances […]

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Who Needs Copy-Paste? Search for Freely Licensed Images Online

Yesterday, as part of a train-the-trainer assessment, I gave a session about how to use Flickr + Creative Commons to find beautiful images available for remixing and reuse online. There are more than 200 million Creative Commons–licensed photos on Flickr, many of them not relevant to you, of course, but many of them beautiful (like […]

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A new Arabic-language blogging guide

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation in Cairo has published a new 197-page blogging guide in Arabic عبر واتحررـ دليل التدوين (Express and Free Yourself: A Guide to Blogging). It’s released under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial license. ★ Hat tip: @MagdaAbuFadil, director of the Journalism Training Program at the American University of Beirut and a blogger […]

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