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Two of South Africa’s leading experts on relationships and technology warn women to be alert using smartphone dating apps. During Women’s Month in August, reports from NPRi in the USA, raised alarm bells on gross privacy violations via GPS built into all smartphones. “Whilst I am a keen supporter of social media as the modern

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Veteran technology journalist Sean Bacher has been appointed editor of South Africa’s longest-running online technology magazine, Gadget. The appointment comes as Gadget prepares to celebrate its 12th year online, and plans a heavy focus on the technology of the World Cup. “It’s a landmark year for South Africa, so it is a privilege for me

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[NB! I often receive phone calls or emails from people thinking this website is Chai FM. Please contact them directly via their websitebecause I was only a guest on the radio station a few times.] Today I received an invitation to do my first interview with this new Jewish community radio station next week 10,

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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

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Recently I was asked to answer some questions for Move magazine. I normally wait until after they go to print before publishing it on my own blog. That other women Question – I met this guy last year in May we started dating in June. The problem started when his ex- girl friend phoned him

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This blog post was updated for some corrections in June 2012. Mandy de Waal, a freelance journalist, wrote this article on ITWeb, profiling top social media gurus in South Africa. When I first read it, I found offensive not because it’s inaccurate, rather because it is incomplete. The main reason I take issue with this

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On Wednesday I will be interviewed for the 2nd time on the Kaleidoscope show on CNBC Africa. The focus was on business networking and social networking. Here’s some of the what I covered in the interview with Mandlakazi Mpahlwa: MM: How does a delegate begin to Network? RT: Learn to ask questions. You do not

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Tonight I did a quick interview with Tom London, the new host of the late night show on Talkradio 702, Cape Talk. To demonstrate how easy it is to do a video podcast with my new Sony Ericsson w880i I’m posting this video of the late night team for those of you who listened to

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Noah Samara is a satellite radio pioneer. Growing up saw a lot of people battered by many problems but there has always been a hope. He is impassioned about empowering people with information. Because of HIV/AIDS 17 million people would die by the end of the decade in the 1990s would die and simply because

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The final session of TED: Leadership and Truth, opened with a short film with photos from the famine in Ethiopia. He open with “My name is Salim Amin and I am an African.” The images from the film saved the lives of 3 million people. Images taken by his father, Mohammed Amin. A24 media project,