Tag archive for ‘Интернет’
New Media in Kazakhstan
KplusTVeng is a news show broadcast on Youtube. It isn’t clear who is behind it, but it’s very professional and the first time I’ve heard of locals using new media in such a high quality format. I’m sure the rumors will start about who is funding it and in what way it is biased. But [...]
Learn How to Drive Like a Kazakh
Kazakhstan has its first video game! Astana Racer is a racing game set in Astana and apparently features a variety of cars from the Mitsubishi Lancer to a BMW. You can race all over the city from the Left Bank to the old center of town. The game is for sale at Meloman stores and [...]
You’re so Funny. Not.
Ok, what was the point of this piece: You Get One Piece of Carrion Luggage? It takes a picture of Kazakhs hunting with hawks and makes a really stupid joke. So what’s the best domestic airline for getting from place to place [in Kazakshtan -KZBlog]? There is one small one that’s kind of unusual. They [...]
Usually when people in Kazakhstan write that a website is not working and possibly being blocked, I accuse them of paranoia. I don’t have Kazakh Telecom Interent service so I have yet to meet a blocked site. However, my own paranoia is growing over sites on the blogger/blogspot service. For a few days now I [...]
I’m working on a new T-shirt idea as a Christmas present for a friend–we’ll see if I can pull it off well enough to try to sell to the general public–and was looking for cool Cyrillic fonts. I thought my discoveries might be useful. Dafont has some awesome fonts in Russian Orthodox Church style, propaganda [...]
Who Is One in KZ?
A new ratings site (call it Kazakhstan’s Alexa has sprung up: Whois1in.kz. Basically it tracks traffic to websites in the Kaznet web-space. However, I’m not sure how they limit that. They were kind enough to send me an invitation. So apparently blogging in English doesn’t really matter as long as your site is related to [...]