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Google, the bumbling behemoth.

Google's presence in SA is marked by controversy and confusion as its commitment to equity, skills transfer and development is questioned.

When music meets Microsoft ….

Some time back I heard of a group of people on the internet who were spending their time creating graphs of songs titles and lyrics…

What would Isabel do?

(This piece originally appeared on tonylankester.com) South African blogger Donn Edwards is being sued for libel by a timeshare company called Quality Vacation Club (QVC)…

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…

How to start a rumour with an iPhone

It struck me the other day when I read a message from a friend on Facebook. “Who’s Alan?” he wrote. Alan? I wondered. Alan? I…

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…

Blogging South Africa

A group of American bloggers will be arriving at the end of the month to create what the International Marketing Council hopes will be some…

Developing online ventures in SA

Ideas are free. Developing them into viable businesses, not so much. Developing them into viable online businesses…well…take a number. Especially if you live in South…

Kill the home computer! Viva!

A reasonable, basic, start-up desktop PC with all the necessary accessories and running Microsoft Windows’ notoriously atrocious Vista will set you back at least R8…

Ten strategic questions to ask about technology

So often conversations about technology tend toward the obvious and taken-for-granted, riddled with assumptions and unsupported conjecture. This post challenges you to think. Think different.…