Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Translating the internet into Arabic

Guardian, Spread the word: the Iraqis translating the internet into Arabic 

"Just 0.6% of internet content is available in Arabic, despite it being the fourth most common language among internet users. Ideas Beyond Borders (IBB), the organisation behind the House of Wisdom 2.0 translation project, plans to narrow this chasm and democratise access to knowledge for the Arab world."

Back to Basics: Virtually Islamic blog

Due to technical issues with my website, I have decided to mirror future posts here in the future. Some posts on my central site will also be made available here in due course. .This version dates back to 2003, so there is plenty to check out (with a slight gap Nov 2018-Oct 2019). Many themes previously blogged can be found on my Twitter and Facebook

AICIS Round-up

I gave a presentation, 'Inside the Fatwa Machine' in the AICIS 2019 Annual Conference, in Jakarta, 1-4 October 2019. I had the chance to meet many researchers working in related areas, some of whom I only previously knew via social media. There are more photos on my research Facebook page [search: Gary R. Bunt]

Indonesian Internet Influencers

Mindmap: Cyber Islamic Environments
Indonesian Internet Influencers
Subject to update and change
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