School for Scoundrels – Nice Guys Graduate Last
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Just spotted a new movie which looks like Wedding Crashers meets Hitch and from the director of Old School, responsible for a number of Frat Pack movies. There does seem to be a trend for Hollywood to make more aggresively guy friendly movies in recent years. This one in particular looks really good and hopefully

Cell C, SA's third mobile operator forced to end Wimax trials
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Saw a story on ITWeb about Cell C being forced to shut down its WiMax trials here. Now this is the kind of bullshit that ICASA gets up to when nobody is looking. Well everybody is actually looking at them these days. And they are abusing their power which in effect slows down the rate

Dating Coach responds to critics in Sunday Times
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This is a response I wrote to the Editor of the Metro section of the Sunday Times, in response to readers feedback published here. Being a dating coach is a part-time interest and my primary occupation is online research. My online dating research project has been widely covered since 2004 in various media ranging from

Internet in Zimbabwe go Farming!
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The Zimbabwean government owned TelOne the owner of the main Satellite firm is reported to have cut its own international bandwidth due lack of finances. With the country ‘s economic future at a state of collapse, doing Internet Business in Zimbabwe like farming is a mere mess. In reaction to the mess TelOne Spokesperson confirmed

Sunday Times readers respond to my feature in the Metro
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As you may or may not know I was featured in the Sunday Times Metro section (Gauteng only) on 10 September 2008. This interview was done on the previous Thursday and there was a quick photo shoot in Rosebank, Johannesburg. Well I just came back from a week in Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown where I attended a the first

Day2 Speed Speaking & Blogging Workshops
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Today I didn’t participate in the speed speaking sessions. And I sat through Mike Stopforth’s quick demo of the software he uses to make his blogging experience more integrated and easier to manage and publicise. Myself and Emeke Okafor conducted the monetizing blog workshop. I gave and overview of the specifics of Google Adsene, how

Day2 Blogging Conference Business and Marketing panel
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The business and marketing panel was where I was got my chance to do a presentation on blog marketing. Well before we get into the details I want tell you about Alec Hogg. The Moneyweb founder had some very potent things to say to the audience. And it was about time. The activism and the

Day2 Blogging Conference Online Activism Panel
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The activism session started on an okay foot with Ethan Zuckerman, hosting the panel discussion. Next to him was two leading online political activists: Alaa Abd El Fattah, the Egyptian blogger who has been jailed for his activism and Ory Okolloh from the Kenyan Pundit blog. Ory’s session was to the point and highlights the

Day2 We The Media Panel
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The 2nd day of the Blogging Indaba opened with a cracker session, We The Media, featuring some heavy hitters like Matt Buckland, publisher of the Mail & Guardian online; Tom Johnson, professor emeritus of journalism at San Francisco State University and co-founder of the Institute for Analytic Journalism; and Peter Verweij, senior lecturer at the

South Africa's first Blogging Conference
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The conference has been a long time coming. And being a blogger myself I just had to attend. Because it is such an excellent niche topic “blogging” this conference will grow in popularity in the coming years. I applaud the people from New Media Lab @ Rhodes University’s School of Journalist & Media Studies who