Image & Form CEO Brjann Sigurgeirsson travelled to experience the Middle Eastern dev scene in Kuwait, and decided to share his experience:
“In May I visited Kuwait to lecture on game development. It’s not the first time I speak publicly, so I wasn’t that nervous about my speech – but it was the first time for me to visit the Middle East, and I arrived armed with lots of preconceptions and a fair bit of apprehension. I really thought it would be very strict.
My thoughts when stepping out on the tarmac, shocked by the 35°C heat wave (and this was in the evening!), went along the lines of: “For how long will I go to jail if I forget myself and toss a cigarette butt in the street?”, “What’s up with the scarves and burqas – what decides when women wear one or the other?” and “Wonder which hand they’ll lop off first if I stare too long at someone?” …”
Read more of Brjann’s thoughts on his visit to Kuwait and the Middle Eastern dev scene here.