Sexpo 2007 Workshop Schedule
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DAY 3 (Saturday, 29 September) 11:30 – 1:00 The Secret DVD viewing 1:15 – 2:15 Learn How to Pole Dance presented by BodyMind Studios 2:30 – 3:30 Sex Toys 101 presented by Lola Montez 3:45 – 5:15 Tantric Workshop presented by Jonti Searll 5:30 – 6:30 Datability: Would You Date You? presented by SMARTdate and

 
Dr John Demartini interviewed by Alan Steinfeld
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John Demartini is back in South Africa for a series of talks and seminars. Here’s some of the details: Public Talks: Access Your Power Johannesburg: Thursday, 22 September – Montecasino, Il Grande Theatre Cape Town: Wednesday 26 September – Arabella Sheraton Hotel, Ballroom Durban: 3 October – Elangeni Hotel, Great Elanga Time: Registration 7pm; Talk

 
Reflections on 2007 Digital Citizens Indaba
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It’s been a week after the 2nd annual DCI event in Grahamstown. This event is a sidekick to the much larger and more established conference Highway Africa. As with all these types of events it’s layered with good intentions. However, the practical side of it sometimes leaves much room for improvement. The highlights were certainly

 
Podcast – Jeremy Maggs interview on SAFM
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This was one of the best interviews I’ve done on the topic of Facebook and MXit ever. Also interviewed with me was Lynne Cawood, director of Childline Gauteng and Steven Ambrose, director of World Wide Worx Strategy. The interview was for a almost an hour on the After 8 Debate, a segment of the morning

 
How To Win Friends in the 21st century
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This section is based on the famous Dale Carnegie book, although I’m not going to give you the advice from his book because it is outdated when you consider the tremendous changes in society over the last 30 years, especially since the feminist revolution. So many people who reach 30+ complain that all their friends

 
'No Mobile Phones for Teens at Home, Campus' – Minister
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The Indian government is reflecting a real threat to long term cognitive abilities of children growing up in a world whee there has always been cellphones, computers and the Internet. If you are serious about doing something talk to your counsellor or politicians about similar legislation. Technology companies will freak out about this because they

 
Podcast – Ramon Thomas DCI 2007 talk
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This will be my first podcast of many to come. And this one is a real gem. It’s my presentation / talk on on how to blog your way to becoming an expert from the recent Digital Citizens Indaba. So go ahead and download this podcast (3MB, 13 mins).  

 
Mitch Hedberg RIP
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Ever heard of Mitch Hedberg? My friend Chris van Wyk recently brought him to my attention. What an awesome comedic talent. He’s jokes are so arb you cannot help yourself laughing your ass off. In fact he comes across as someone who’s permanently high because his delivery is so laid back. It’s refreshing to have

 
Blog your way to Being an Expert
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This is a summary of the talk and presentation that I delivered at the 2nd annual Digital Citizens Indaba on the Marketing and Monetising panel. My fellow presenters were Laurian Clemence and Matthew Buckland. I started out telling the story of how I attended the 1st DCI conference last year, met Emeka Okafor, and ended

 
Ansbert Ngurumo on blogging in Kiswahili
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Ansbert Ngurumo spoke about blogging in Kiswahili in the Fractured Identities session of the Digital Citizens Indaba 2007. This was in some respects one of the most inspiring talks for me because it is in sync with my own views that one of the best solutions to reducing the digital divide is translation of software