About this Blogsphere:

This blogsphere attempts to capture, catalog and share resources relating to visual perception of information. It is about a world mostly dealing with Physical (Touch, Taste, See/Sight, Smell and Hear) and sometimes Metaphysical (and that is none-of-the-above category). Physical, for instance, touch (e.g., feel, felt, found), look and visualization, is here with an attempt to combine verbal, vocal and visual--to synchronously see, hear, share and do much more. Interestingly, in order to visualize one does not need special skills, competencies, etc. It is all about common sense, especially with human visualizations. In short, "information is in the eye of the beholder." Continue reading much more all-ado-about this Blogosphere

Akbani is a Cutchi Memon family name.

July 11, 2009

Mapping the Arabic Blogosphere: Politics, Culture and Dissent

Published June 16, 2009
Authored by Bruce Etling, John Kelly, Rob Faris, John Palfrey, Internet and Democracy -- Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2009-06 [Download PDF ]


"We conducted a study of the Arabic language blogosphere using link analysis, term frequency analysis, and human coding of individual blogs."

... A Country-based network (view the full map); Arabic media ecosystem; Personal life and local issues are most important. continue reading