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Virtaal translation tool released

Dwayne Bailey sent a message to the over 400 members of Translate.org.za group on Facebook. Translate.org.za has just released a first version of our desktop translation tool called Virtaal.  Before you think its about automagic translation from English to Xhosa, its not.  It is a tool designed to be used by a human translating a…

Richard Stallman on DRM – Digital Rights Restrictions

Please view the excellent transcript of the Robin Good interview with Richard Stallman. The above clip is a short extract published on Youtube.

IT Security & Cyber Forensics Conference

Today I am speaking at the Marcus Evans IT Security & Cyber Forensics conference. The subtitle for this conference is: Mitigating IT security risks through improved processes and innovative investigations The inspiration for my talk is based on two books by the most famous hacker in the world, Kevin Mitnick: The Art of Intrusion: The…

Unlocking the Potential of Mobile Technology for Social Impact

The Southern African NGO Network (SANGONeT) and MobileActive.org will host the MobileActive08 Summit from 13-15 October 2008 at the Wanderers Club in Johannesburg. The theme of the event is “Unlocking the Potential of Mobile Technology for Social Impact”. With more than 350 confirmed participants from over 40 countries, this will be the largest international event…

Interview Zooming In On Men, SABC3

On Sunday, 21 September I was interviewed in a pre-recorded episode “Dating Games” for the fascinating show Zooming In On Men (ZOIM). ZOIM now in it’s 2nd season is broadcast Sundays at 4.30pm, following Car Torque, with the target market being the mature South African man – apparently the rest of the media believes we…