Go go alt.conference – a preview of what to expect

Update: I can’t figure out how to add the html code for a banner but you can use this version of the logo if you would like to create your own banner! Alt.conference is around the corner and there are already over 80 people who have joined the Alt.conference site. So what is this all […]

Thoughts about the Seacom cable: what it isn't and what it can be

In a way our trip to Mtunzini to visit the Seacom landing station on 28 May 2009 was a great analogy for the Seacom cable’s impact on South Africa’s degree of connectivity to the Internet. It took us about 2 hours to fly from Johannesburg to Durban and back again and about double that amount […]

Almost time for the iCommons iSummit ‘08

Here is a presentation Heather Ford, iCommons’ Executive Director, has posted to SlideShare. | View | Upload your own I really should use SlideShare myself … Technorati Tags:icommons, isummit, isummit ’08, heather ford

2008 will be the year of …

… something, I am sure.  I don’t like predictions for the new year.  People often think they have a handle on what will strike it big in the new year and they are rarely right.  Industry analysts in particular don’t really have a clue and probably pick predictions from a hat and add a couple […]

Its the stuff that gets the juices flowing …

I had lunch with Heather today and we chatted about projects we are collaborating on, might collaborate on and we are working on on our own or in our own organisations and it struck me how much I enjoy being a digital socialist. I love the thought of working on a project that will make […]

Bizcommunity says “thanks”

I just got back from a Wild West-themed party hosted by Bizcommunity at Party House in Northgate. The event was held to thank Bizcommunity’s clients and prospective clients for their business and interest. I had a couple really interesting discussions about satellite TV in Africa and the upcoming CNBC Africa launch on 1 June (which […]

I could kick myself …

… (again) that I wasn’t at this event: (Source: Lessig blog – thanks to Colette for the link) Technorati Tags:free digital culture, creativity is a right, lawrence lessig, jimmy wales, creative commons, icommons, whispa, could kick myself

Listen to your wife, she is never wrong …

I just read a post by Ilan Pillemer titled “Tefillin embarassment” where he discovers a truth about marriage and wives. Wives say they are always right (some add that even when they are wrong, they are still right). In my short time with Gina I have (reluctantly) realised that she is right most of the […]

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