Interview on Radio 2000 discussing LinkedIn
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Tonight, Monday 29 January at 7pm I will be interviewed on Radio 2000 (99.7FM) by Allon Raiz with my friend Brian Carl Brown discussing LinkedIn and Social Networking for Entrepreneurs. This is just one of many recent interviews I’ve done in the month of January. So the year is getting off to rockin’ start. This

World's largest study on Online Gambling revealed
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Online gambling seems to be a hot topic in South Africa. Today I’m doing an interview with SAFM, a national talk radio station on this topic of online gambling and online addiction. And so not surprisingly in preparation for the interview I found this excellent write-up on the most comprehensive study on online gambling to

MySpace sends missing childrens alerts
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Popular online social network MySpace will begin sending online alerts to users in certain US regions to help find missing children, as part of an expansion of plans to expand safeguards for users. MySpace struck a partnership with the National Centre for Missing & Exploited Children to enable MySpace Amber alerts, a programme between the

Discover Your Inner Geek
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This is from Mike Stopforth, Web 2.0 guru…I’ve already reserved my seat: I’m hosting another installment of the infamous Geek Dinner movement, now branded “27“, on the 27th January at 5pm in the Studio at Primi Piatti, Rosebank. The last one was an enormous success, and we’d like to keep the tradition going. I regard

Publics Talks on Dangers of Mobile Phones, Chat Rooms
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16 year old girl kidnapped by online predator using MXit. Avoid your child being next victim… Dear Parent and Teacher In October 2006, a sexual predator lured a schoolgirl using a cell phone-based messaging service. The suspect, a 33-year-old man abducted and held the 16-year-old girl captive for five days, after he developed a cyber

Web hosting locally a waste of time
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I’ve been hosting in America for more then two years now and will likely never, ever host in South Africa. A new article on ITWeb discussed the conundrum of hosting in South Africa here. There are many people in the Internet industry that advocate hosting in South Africa for some kind of patriotic or proudly

Cellphone Lockers for School
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One of the recommendations I’m making in severe cases of MXit / cellphone addiction is for schools is to ban cellphones. There is no laws to enforce this and no regulations I’m aware of from the Department of Education. However, one of the emails I’ve received since the Parents’ Guide to MXit has been released

Apple iPhone finally unveiled
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Steve Jobs has done it again. Stealing the thunder from Microsoft’s Bill Gates who was the keynote speaker at the CES Conference in Las Vegas. As it happens my mentor, Arthur Goldstuck, is currently at CES but likely on his way back. Anyway you can read here about how Apple does it. To get a

Guy Kawasaki on LinkedIn
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I’ve just broken through the 500 connections on LinkedIn and wanted to share a great new article by Guy Kawasaki, someone I have great respect for, discussing this amazingly useful website. Guy Kawasaki was the Chief Evangelist at Apple Computer for a long time and came from the Jewellery industry. You must read his excellent

Disillusioned American and British men find Thai brides
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Today is my first post for the new year. So happy new year to all my readers. This is going to be a real cracker as my public speaking career is taking off and the media interviews keep coming in. Just this morning I did an interview on RSG, the national Afrikaans radio station here