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Posts published by “Arthur Goldstuck”

Arthur Goldstuck is a South African journalist, media analyst and commentator on information and communications technology (ICT), internet and mobile communications and technologies. Goldstuck heads the World Wide Worx research organisation, and has led research into ICT issues such as the effects of IT on small business, the role of mobile technologies in business and government, and the technology challenges of the financial services sector. He regularly provides strategic insights and guidance on trends at conferences and corporate events across Africa.

Stop bleating Jordaan, you made the rules

It’s not a pretty sound. The Local Organising Committee for World Cup 2010 whining about the slow pace of ticket sales is a little like…

Now employing: Signpost for 2010

Two ads in the latest Sunday Times were seemingly innocuous: six posts advertised for Broadband Infraco and 13 for the Department of Home Affairs. But…

Ten tips for travelling with a mobile office

It can be enormously confusing when you first set out to liberate yourself. Having a full-featured office that is not an office at all is…

The mobile office – from Soho to Noho

It’s difficult today to grasp that just 20 years ago most of us were stuck in the same office set-up that had ruled the business…

The diary of President Ivy

Exclusive: The 12 hours of the Matsepe-Casaburri presidency, revealed through the acting president’s diary September 25, midnight: Yippee!!! I’m the president! No, the President, with…

Blogging, the next chapter

The annual Highway Africa conference at Rhodes U in Grahamstown does not so much set the agenda as tap into the agenda of where new…

Oh frabjous day! The telco Jabberwock is dead

Today may have seen the beginning of the end of the dreaded monster lurking in the tangled forests of South African telecommunications law. When Justice…

Travel blog Pt 1: how SA fell off the world

Is it only me, or has South Africa fallen off the world map? It’s bad enough we have Eskom, The Ministry of Health, the Ministry…