Technological innovation has long taken strides to bring comfort, convenience, and wonder into people’s lives, and none more so than virtual reality (VR). Over the past years, VR technology has gained widespread recognition and adoption, reaching a market value of $17.25 billion in 2020 — a number that is expected…

Qatar has ranked first worldwide on the Digital Accessibility Rights Evaluation Index 2020 (DARE Index 2020) released by the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies (G3ict).DARE Index is a benchmarking tool for disability advocates, governments, civil society, international organizations and policymakers to trace country progress in making Information…

How to downgrade GCC and G++ in Ubuntu?

Downgrading GCC and G++ compilers in Ubuntu is mandatory to build some packages (like IRSTLM, Giza++, Moses, etc.). In this tutorial, I will present an easy way to install gcc-4.4, gcc-4.6, gcc-4.9, g++-4.4, g++-4.6, and, g++-4.9. First of all, you need to update the sources repository using a text editor…

Mada-AlecsoApps Award 2019

Are you a mobile app developer? Do you have an app that helps people with disabilities? So, you can apply to the Mada-AlecsoApps Award 2019 and win 10k USD. Awarding ceremony will be during Qitcom’19 at QNCC, Doha, Qatar. Deadline on Oct 20, 19. To apply visit: http://award.alecsoapps.org/mada #accessibility #assistivetechnology #mobileappdeveloper #award2019 #applynow #disability #android #qatar #doha