March 4, 2019

Momo went viral for all the right reasons. Parents who had never monitored their children’s Internet use got a wake-up call and educated themselves on security controls. Some parents who commented on my post said they’d never checked their kids’ browsing history. Never...

February 7, 2019

It’s drilled into our heads at university: Save your work. Back then, we had to manually press save every time we wrote a new sentence. Today, we’re spoilt because OneDrive does it for us. Every bloody second.

Unless you’re an idiot, like me, and don’t actually give you...

August 20, 2018

Deep work is a skill that’s becoming increasingly valuable but also increasingly rare among knowledge workers, says Cal. And as technology gets better at distracting us from the things that really matter, we need to retrain ourselves to focus, so that we can learn new...

August 17, 2018

An endangered language will progress if its speakers can use technology. The Internet has an important role to play in the future of minority languages. However, any discussion on Internet media must be grounded in the realities of access and use.

June 27, 2018

In his book, "Great by Choice", Jim Collins discusses the concept of the 20 Mile March, which suggests the most sustainable and effective way to achieve a goal is to consistently and diligently tick off the same small goal every day, no matter what. The idea...

June 15, 2018

An enterprise's best security defence is to work towards achieving a zero vulnerability infrastructure. While some might argue that this is impossible, we prefer to think of it as an ideology of the impossible.

June 4, 2018

The Section 12J tax incentive was first introduced in 2009 as a way to stimulate the economy by helping SMEs access equity finance through SARS-approved VCCs.

May 8, 2018

* This article, published in the March edition of Brainstorm Magazine, has sparked some debate over on LinkedIn. People have a lot to say about the industry - and many are fiercely defensive of it. We need to keep this conversation going. If you have something to...

September 27, 2017

There’s a new breed of technology designers emerging: a community of tinkerers, hackers and activists who believe – and are proving – that when we design for the differently-abled first, we produce better products for everyone.

July 18, 2017

As a freelancer, I’m providing a service to clients, which means I have to approach my work as any other business owner would: with a strategy, a growth mindset and a quality product. I'm not going to sabotage my success. Or yours.

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