This was written for 4 Men magazine, and investigates the fanboy phenomenon. Apple! Android! IOS4! No, Android. Alas, an overzealous sub mangled a couple of names in there. Apols, people. You know who you are :p
Download now or preview on posterous WhoDaresWins.pdf (558 KB) This article was written for 4Men magazine, September 2010 and profiles our very own local entrepreneurs, including Mohammad and Peyman of WildPeeta, Danish Farhan of Xische, film maker and animator Ashraf Ghori, the GoNabit duo and Mohammed Abedein of Foo Dog.
The Flood Situ In Pakistan by Hisham Wyne Download now or listen on posterous The flood situ in Pakistan.mp3 (5790 KB) A column in the Khaleej Times is going to follow — have just been a bit behind schedule. But some interesting points (I’d hope) nevertheless. Was in Lahore, etc, last weekend, where I gathered valuable […]
It’s always nice to get an honourable mention in one of the UAE’s genuinely genuinely good English dailies, The National. Let the lurid tales of intrigue unfold here. Disclaimer: Disappointment ahead! http://bit.ly/bt3HmD No really lurid stuff.
This article was written for the Khaleej Times, and may be found here. Different strokes for different strokes seems to have been the mantra for Research In Motion, manufacturers of the ubiquitous Blackberry devices that everyone from workaholics to social media junkies tot around. For a while it released statements assuring all and sundry that […]
Aka: Where are future leaders [redacted heading] Hisham WyneThe article can be found on the Khaleej Times website here: 30 July 2010 As cities become more efficient, productive and open, the nature of production and creation shifts. Larger firms remain pertinent, generating hundreds of jobs. But the spotlight moves to also encompass localised entrepreneurs and […]
I became a full time writer and content creator ostensibly to write more. Yet a look at my blog stats reveals a stark opposite — the frequency of my scribbles has declined into sporadic staccato. Puzzling. Till I realize that I have indeed been writing, but for the UAE food explorer blog instead. I had […]
Kraft — Spread the Inspiration was meant to be a celebration of extraordinary women overcoming adversity. While that was still the thrust of the affair, it also carried the unmistakable stench of a good initiative conducted to check the ‘CSR’ box.…
18Th Amendment by Hisham Wyne Download now or listen on posterous 18th amendment.mp3 (5363 KB) Posted via email from Sfumato
For want of time, and the desire to explore new mediums, I am experimenting with a new form of information broadcast — the podcast. The 18th amendment is, amusingly, a contradiction. It is a step forward because it is a step backwards. It represen…
This article can be found at http://globalcomment.com/2010/racial-profiling-in-airports-not-a-simple-case-… The location is any international airport in 2010. The scene is one of controlled chaos. People are pushed, prodded, searched, questioned…
The heading is misleading. But it got your attention. Well, perhaps not that misleading. Lochal Archade, the website that reviews and podcasts niche, experimental, quirky and bargain bin games in Dubai, has turned a year old! Kudos to Mohommad Al Huraiz, better known to the Dubai’s twitter folk as @Asatiir, who started this endevour. He […]