The Tameer-e-School project (TSP) is an initiative of the Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa (KP) govt for the rehabilitation of public schools in the province.
I first heard about it in a radio advert and so I decided to check out their website. I was pleasantly surprised to see the site load so quickly :). It’s a rarity to see any Pakistani govt site load quickly and this was a nice exception. It also made me explore the site a bit more. Continue reading
I’ve only recently developed an interest in following trends in technology, particularly the software side. I read scores of articles everyday about new apps and new research. At times I come across services that I wish were available in Pakistan too (like Yelp). Continue reading
Did you know that almost two thirds of the world does not have access to the internet? Did you also know that Google has been working on changing that? If you didn’t, then say hello to Project Loon. Continue reading
Here’s the latest snapshot of social media statistics in Pakistan as of January 2014. Continue reading
I’m not sure how many of us are aware of the Net Freedom Case or more popularly, the Youtube case that’s ongoing in Pakistan. The case has been filed by Bytes for All, a non-profit organization that works towards securing digital rights and freedom of expression in Pakistan. The focus of the organization is on protection of human rights with respect to how they can be violated by the use of technology. Continue reading
I’m on the lookout for new apps everyday. Being a product person, I keenly observe the signup process, the getting started part, the overall experience of using an app. Continue reading
Designing a product is keeping five thousand things in your brain and fitting them all together in new and different ways to get what you want. And every day you discover something new that is a new problem or a new opportunity to fit these things together a little differently.
And it’s that process that is the magic.
Steve Jobs on Product Design
Absolutely essential for any product is its story; the tale that can compel people to buy it.