An interview with Soma Norodom about newly released ‘Dry Season Offensive’ and online comics.
Broadcast on Paññasastra University’s Radio Show (Phnom Penh) November 8, 2011. [MP3 Download]
Press Release: http://www.quickdraw.me/2028
Download the e-comic: http://www.quickdraw.me/downloads/dry-season-offensive
While most of the Internet users in Cambodia are on networking site Facebook, “Twitter is growing in leaps and bounds,” said a founder of TweetCambodia, which aggregates tweets with hashtag #cambodia.
“Cambodia has a very phone-centric culture and that’s suited well to Twitter use. We are seeing a lot more sophistication in the use of it, including the use of Khmer Unicode which is particularly interesting,” John Weeks added.
With 800 people following his micro-blogging account on Twitter, John Weeks admitted that followers seek out “content and opinion. That’s probably why my follow list is smaller than the @PhnomPenhPost, or entertainers like @MeasSokSophea”. More: http://blogs.voanews.com/khmer-english/musings/2011/07/27/
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House 32 was set up in 2007 with four staff and developed one of the first websites to use Khmer Unicode. With a start-up cost of less than US $1000, House32 counts United Nations Agencies as well as companies and small non-governmental organisations as its clients. (Note: the company was set begun in 2007, not 2001 as the article says). read more…»
John “Jinja” Weeks has the distinction of being the owner of the longest-running blog in Cambodia, a country that has fascinated him for a long time. He now works on art and Web-related projects in Phnom Penh, a place once known as the “City of Four Faces,” where the cost of living is low, the people are accepting, and certain local customs are fun to observe and do. read more…»
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