Introducing the Digital Doha Podcast, our new series bringing listeners informative conversations with Qatar-based experts exploring the cutting-edge of emerging media happening in the dynamic international city of Doha: https://apple.co/3ec73D0

Digital Doha Podcast Ep 1 Feat. Eric Espig — Hosted by Spencer Striker, PhD

Hosted by Spencer Striker, PhD, Digital Media prof at Northwestern University in Qatar, and co-hosted by Natasha Das and Shaikha Alkubaisi, Media Info & Tech students at NU-Q.

Presenting our first guest of the season, Eric Espig, managing director of the Digital Advancement and Media Applications Lab at Northwestern Qatar, (DAMA Lab), a digital innovation center that pioneers media research and interactive storytelling.

We hope you enjoy Ep 1, “Frame…


All New Digital Book

Introducing Empires & Interconnections, the newest edition in the award-winning History Adventures digital book series, whose accolades include the 2019 Horizon Interactive Awards Gold Medal for Best Education App.

This fully interactive, animated digital learning product represents a fresh approach to history education, designed for today’s digital generation.

History Adventures: Empires & Interconnections (1450–1750) combines the latest in mobile entertainment with the power of narrative design — bringing the pages of history to life.

An Age of Exploration, Gunpowder, and International Trade

During this period of colossal change, from 1450–1750, the world got smaller. The age of exploration, gunpowder, and international trade took hold, like never before…


Presenting the all new @qandidqatar podcast, now live on #ApplePodcasts!

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We kick the brand new series off with a #WorldExclusive interview with the one and only, Mr. Q, Khalifa Saleh Al Haroon , one of the most influential people in the #MiddleEast under 40 and Founder and CEO of I Love Qatar , which is Qatar’s first Qatari social website, and the I Love Qatar (ILQ) Network, a content-driven platform celebrating the diversity of Qatar’s community. Mr. Q’s various initiatives include some of the most iconic online brands in Qatar including iLoveQatar.net, #QatarNews, #QatarEvents, #dineoutdoha, and more.

The newly launched Qandid Qatar Podcast features #inspirational people from in and…


Revolutions & Industrialization

The innovative product features highlighted in this trailer include:

Immersive 3D Environments
Animated, Interactive Infographics
Enhanced Original Historical Documents
Choose Your Own Adventure Experience
Animated Illustrations & Dynamic Text
AP World History Curriculum
Media-Rich Interactive Assessments

All running flawlessly on a mobile device!

“Screenwriters have been adapting historical stories for years, but Spencer Striker, PhD is using a new medium to bring history to life — a fully animated, interactive, narrative-driven digital book series.”
- Scriptmag.com / Script Magazine, May 7, 2020

https://scriptmag.com/interviews-features/interview-spencer-striker-phd-on-turning-history-into-entertainment

“Spencer Striker’s History Adventures couldn’t have come at a better time. As parents all over the US are scrambling to home school their children, the digital media professor and producer has delivered us the history of the world, in an enticing and entertaining…


Watch out people, there is a new kid on the block and it’s revolutionizing the way you learn history: introducing History Adventures

History Adventures is the series of next-generation digital books developed by Digital Media Design professor, Dr. Spencer Striker. History Adventures blends the latest innovations in mobile entertainment design and technology — including animation, music, motion, and sound effects, with the powerful storytelling method of narrativizing the life stories of peoples who lived in past centuries, in different ages and locations around the world, with the innovative, cross-disciplinary curricula.

The first book, History Adventures, World of Characters, (1750–1900), presents a fresh approach to history education, designed for today’s digital generation.

What’s History Adventures’ secret? Amazingly, it simply lets you relive history…


History Adventures, World of Characters, Book 3: 1750–1900 is now available for download in 51 countries around the world… for free for a limited time!

https://books.apple.com/us/book/history-adventures/id1497236772

History Adventures presents a fresh approach to history education, designed for today’s digital generation.

History Adventures, World of Characters, Book 3: 1750–1900 is now available for download in 51 countries around the world… for free for a limited time! https://books.apple.com/us/book/history-adventures/id1497236772

This interactive, multimodal learning experience combines the latest in mobile entertainment with the power of narrative design — bringing the pages of history to life.

History Adventures foregrounds the power of story, narrativizing the experiences of people who lived in past centuries — in different epochs and locations around the globe.

Students will witness the very real moments these very real people lived through, as if they were there. …


History Adventures, World of Characters, Book 3, (1750–1900).

A fresh approach to history education, designed for today’s digital generation.

This interactive, multimodal learning experience combines the latest in mobile entertainment with the power of narrative design — bringing the pages of history to life.

History Adventures foregrounds the power of story, narrativizing the experiences of people who lived in past centuries — in different epochs and locations around the globe. Students will witness the very real moments these very real people lived through, as if they were there. And via the empathy inspired by quality storytelling, students will feel the life or death stakes of decisions made in the moment.

The January 2020 release of History Adventures covers…


United States of America, 1778 CE

Agent 355, American Revolutionary War Spy United States of America, 1778 CE
Agent 355, American Revolutionary War Spy United States of America, 1778 CE
Agent 355, American Revolutionary War Spy

United States of America, 1778 CE

“I am not a soldier. I will never wield a musket nor face cannon fire. My place is not upon the battlements nor cutting across a battlefield. I am a spy, intent upon serving my young nation. As it tears itself away from its infuriated progenitor, Great Britain, I take pride in helping save it from itself. And who better to sneak throughout the halls, eavesdropping conversations as I fill bathtubs and stoke hearths for the chilly evenings? We have a traitor in our midst. An officer by the name of Arnold…”

— Excerpted from History Adventures, World of Characters…


Luis Felipe Gutierrez, Spanish Conquistador, the New World (Modern Day, Peru), 1537 CE
Luis Felipe Gutierrez, Spanish Conquistador, the New World (Modern Day, Peru), 1537 CE

Introducing: Luis Felipe Gutierrez, Spanish Conquistador, the New World (Modern Day, Peru), 1537 CE

“He was strolling through the jungle; he had to reach the other side of the mountains. Luis knew that he faced a long journey to reach the last outpost of the Spanish Empire — at the edge of civilization, where the map fell off into legend. It was the Anno Domini 1537, and Luis Felipe Guiterrez had arrived in the New World the year before, sent by his majesty Charles V to help his fellow countrymen complete the conquest of the land we now call Peru. The world he encountered now was nothing like he’d expected…”

- Excerpted from History…


The Dubai Wave Podcast’s influential Season 3 continues with a riveting conversation with two of Dubai’s ultimate music industry insiders! Thrilled to present our world exclusive with Big Hass and Jamil Jabbour Big Hass is a UAE based Radio Host and Blogger. While Jamil Jabbour is a Dubai based musician. And both of them are rocking the industry with musical talent and passion for the Dubai music industry. In this Dubai Wave exclusive, hear their unique insights on the Dubai hip hop scene, and culture around it.

Produced by Dr. Spencer Striker, Digital Media Professor at the American University in…

Spencer Striker, PhD

Digital Media Prof @NUQatar; Creator of History Adventures; Frmly: Creator @DxbWavePodcast; Fndg Creative Dir @GalxyzLab; Fndr @GameZombie; Co-fndr of @MAGDUWW

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