Meedan: A case study in 
Arabic‐English media sharing 
on the Internet
Web 2.0
Source: Social media, Alex Wong
Source: Social media, Alex Wong
“   We cannot live for ourselves alone. 
    Our lives are connected by a thousand 
    invisible threads, and along these...
“   Blogging represents the embodiment of 
    the uniquely human desire to make a 
    difference, to leave a stamp on th...
Language
If you are not there, you 
can not talk to anyone.




               Photo by: Dave Coates
But they want to..
The Great Wall of Language.
Machine Translation: 
A Crash Course
‫ﻣﺮﺣﺒﺎ‬
ً                                                 Hello


                                          ‫واﺣﺪ‬
       ...
Social Translation
Future of 
Cross Language Web
Beyond the 
English Web
Creating a truly inclusive 
global information society



 shared world
   ‫ﻋﺎﻟﻢ ﻣﺸﺘﺮك‬
Openness
Mashups
www.meedan.net
Case Study in Arabic English Web
Case Study in Arabic English Web
Case Study in Arabic English Web
Case Study in Arabic English Web
Case Study in Arabic English Web
Case Study in Arabic English Web
Case Study in Arabic English Web
Case Study in Arabic English Web
Case Study in Arabic English Web
Case Study in Arabic English Web
Case Study in Arabic English Web
Case Study in Arabic English Web
Case Study in Arabic English Web
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  1. 1. Meedan: A case study in  Arabic‐English media sharing  on the Internet
  2. 2. Web 2.0
  3. 3. Source: Social media, Alex Wong
  4. 4. Source: Social media, Alex Wong
  5. 5. “ We cannot live for ourselves alone.  Our lives are connected by a thousand  invisible threads, and along these  sympathetic fibers, our actions run  ” as causes and return to us as results Herman Melville
  6. 6. “ Blogging represents the embodiment of  the uniquely human desire to make a  difference, to leave a stamp on the world,  and to contribute to the larger society. ” Victoria Carrington
  7. 7. Language
  8. 8. If you are not there, you  can not talk to anyone. Photo by: Dave Coates
  9. 9. But they want to..
  10. 10. The Great Wall of Language.
  11. 11. Machine Translation:  A Crash Course
  12. 12. ‫ﻣﺮﺣﺒﺎ‬ ً Hello ‫واﺣﺪ‬ One                     ‫إﺛﻨﺎن‬ Two ‫ﺛﻼﺛﺔ‬ Three ‫ﺟﻤﻴﻞ‬ Beautiful ‫ﻣﺮﺣﺒﺎ‬ ً Hello        ‫ﺟﻴﺪ‬ Good        ‫آﻴﻒ ﺣﺎﻟﻚ‬ How are you ‫أﻧﺎ ﺟﻴﺪ ﺟﺪا‬ ً I am very good ‫ﺁﺧﺮ اﻷﺧﺒﺎر‬ Latest news     
  13. 13. Social Translation
  14. 14. Future of  Cross Language Web
  15. 15. Beyond the  English Web
  16. 16. Creating a truly inclusive  global information society shared world ‫ﻋﺎﻟﻢ ﻣﺸﺘﺮك‬
  17. 17. Openness
  18. 18. Mashups
  19. 19. www.meedan.net
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