SANRAL’s latest strategy just fuels the public’s distrust and seems to have been developed by people who are determined to alienate the public as much as possible. The Times has an article titled “Sanral can’t honestly hope to keep public in dark” which begins with this: According to Business Day, the application for secrecy on […]
The Bride Price App is an insult to African tradition, women and black women in particular.
Today’s ‘wearable technologies’ tend to be dominated by smart watches, smart glasses and other sensor-driven companion devices that use telemetry to inform their users of overall health, activity level and their movements over the space of a day, and furnish them with useful information from the cloud. Popular opinion however is that there’s just too little differentiation in the devices the market […]
If you’ve ever needed the inspiration to start doing things that benefit the host of people that face more pressing problems than slow internet connectivity or slow traffic on the N1 highway, Mick Ebeling, the founder of the Not Impossible Foundation is the person to provide that inspiration. He’s the guy behind one of Time Magazine’s best innovations of […]
The use of social media for activist purposes is a much debated and derided subject. Yes, Twitter, Facebook and online petition sites are useful tools for raising awareness of important issues, and make it easy to express how you feel about – say – trees being cut down in the Amazon or climate change. But […]