Africa’s YouTube – Telling African stories

The world is dominated by inventions from the West (USA) and hard-working sweat shops in the East (China) who create the products that the world loves and adores. Big brands like Nike, Apple and many others have won over the world and continue to create products that make our lives more convenient and pleasurable. And…

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Nanny ‘cams’ Pros and Cons

Armed as I am with a reasonable grasp of technology and my willingness to embrace the outcomes of having a hidden surveillance device in my home,to watch my child's caregiver or nanny,I decided to go on-line and shop around for the different gadgets available and just how reliable they are as far as my having access…

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How American Swiss Uses Crowdsourcing Campaign to Promote Products?

I rarely open newsletters because it’s normally the same message all the time, introduction or opening letter, specials or discounts in store and the usual competition. But this newsletter appealed to me because it asked me to take part in something bigger, “create your own billboard” that will be used in their next campaign.  …

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Lost in translation #Interpretation #OscarTrial

It’s been more than 2 weeks since the start of the Oscar Pistorius trial, and there has already been an impediment around language interpretation after Michelle Burger's interpreter failed to get the English version of events right. This comes after the infuriating events of the fake interpreter at the Mandela memorial, last year December. #LostInTranslation…

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You can learn anything on the internet

The internet is the world's most powerful tool. It is feared by many, loved by adopters and inaccessible to most. With this being said the internet is the best technology we have for communication, entertainment and learning. Let us focus on the learning part for this blog. In my last blog I created a video that…

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