Andrew Braun

Andrew Braun has an eclectic taste in music, a crippling addiction to change, and a time-consuming learning habit. He has held jobs as a writer, a web designer, a farmhand, a handyman, and a teacher, and plans to travel the world, teach, write, and work towards a master’s degree in political science.


Mobile Communications

Perspective: An expat in South Korea

Andrew Braun moved from the US to South Korea over a year ago and describes high-tech life (along with coffee, soju and KFC)


Mobile Communications

The youth of MENA: Uneducated, unemployed & mobile savvy

We investigate how the mobile revolution is impacting an extremely young population in the Middle Eastern and North Africa



ICT and freedom in the Middle East: The best and worst

We cross-reference data from three reports to determine the most free and least free countries for ICT in the Middle East


Technology Planning and Analysis

The politics of technology in the Islamic world

Problems arise from the fact new technology becomes inextricably entwined with Islamic rules



Video games in the Middle East (part 2): Local talent

In the second of our two part series we look at video gaming in the Middle East



Video games in the Middle East (part 1): The road to 2015

In the first of our two part series we look at video games in the Middle East


Technology Planning and Analysis

The state of science in Iran

We investigate the rate of scientific growth in Iran


Social Media Marketing

The Islamic State online: ISIL's many accounts

How IS uses technology through every level of its operation


Training and Development

What is Google doing to your brain?

What do the various studies about online reading show us?


Our Case Studies

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Our Research

Our in-house analyst and editorial team create a range of insights for the global B2B technology community. These look at the latest IT trends and other zeitgeist topics.



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