The novelist – chapter 2

“You really cannot be serious” she looked at her husband in a mixture of shock and more than a little bit of nervousness as they sat at the real estate agents office. A dingy mixture of island green artificial carpet and too bright yellowish walls. “Well if you have an idea that wont let go,…

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Interview in social media study by SMU

Recently the Singapore management university conducted a study on social media in Pakistan as part of their ongoing study of new media all over south asia. This yielded results which are interesting to read as they display just what the length and the breadth of the new media scene is here. This also includes podcast…

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Pk relief mission 9-update

Only three weeks earlier on our 5th Flood Relief mission to Shikarpur the OffroadPakistan stumbled across the Pediatric Ward at Civil Hospital in Shikarpur, the moment we saw the dilapidated situation it touched a nerve in practically each one of our team members and in unison decided to adopt this facility to bring it to some…

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A battle against time

As mentioned in my previous post, Offroaders Pakistan and the Motor Rally club had been collecting funds for flood relief for the past two weeks in Karachi. We received a tremendous response and with around Rs. 2.5 million  donated to us, we loaded five trucks of food supplies as well as a truck full of tents and set…

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PKFlood field updates

Its been a hectic week and a half, since me and Awab Alvi decided to roll our sleeves up and do something for the flood victims of Pakistan and specifically sindh. The resulting initiative saw many friends joining us in our effort, as well as bloggers and tweeple from our online lives. They are now actively collaborating with us…

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Podcasting into the future

Social media is the hottest hippest thing in Pakistan these days, where every politician wants to twitter with their masses of voters and every social or anti social man, woman or otherwise has to have a face book account. It is so cool these days that every self respecting journalist is lining up to have…

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Laidback show episode 9

Show notes after the jump

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The Nonam show ver 1.0 ep 1

The Nonam show Ver 1.0 from Nonam Show on Vimeo. Show notes are below Suggest a Name for our show Why we are doing it > A causal discussion to review the online community How is Main Stream Media tackling the online media Dawn.com testing the waters of the online scenarios Do they know how…

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