Technology Stress presentation at Joburg 27Dinner

This is the presentation delivered at the 27Dinner event in Johannesburg. I will be updating this post with a summary of the key points discussed. Although you can download the file from because it has sources and references in Read More →

Are robots the sex partners of the future?

This article is a few months old but I wanted to highlight it because it illustrates the state of affairs when it comes to how technology is replacing human experience. Read the full story: hardwired for love here. Technology can Read More →

Ever heard Israel Kamakawiwo'ole singing Somewhere over the Rainbow?

Well up until this weekend I never heard of this guy. However, like me you it is very likely you have heard his medley of Somewhere over the Rainbow/What a wonderful world. Israel was an award winning Haywain singer who Read More →

How healthy a blogger are You?

This is the full interview for a story published on Health24 on 12 May 2008. Questions 1: As we are a health website, the article is mostly focused on the psychology of blogging. Why do you think people blog and Read More →

TEDAfrica 2008 suspended, a temporary setback for South Africa

According to an email from Chris Anderson, the curator of the TED Conference, TEDAfrica due to be held in Cape Town at the end of September 2008 has been suspended. This news has also been posted on the TED Blog Read More →

Wanna start your own Internet Cafe in 2008?

After many, many requests the next date for the 2008 Internet Cafe workshop has been set. Please note I only do ONE workshop every 6 months like this. The next one will be in Cape Town in November. ** All Read More →