The condescending and degrading #JugCam critics

Just when I thought this #JugCam meme had fizzled away into the background, I read Robert Miller’s post titled “What does NO mean in SA”. Reading some of the #JugCam criticism it struck me that critics have implicitly portrayed women attending cricket matches as fragile little ladies who are being oppressed and victimized by forceful…… Continue reading The condescending and degrading #JugCam critics

Norwegian PM runs his country using an iPad

Ok, this is a little gimmicky but a fun insight into how the iPad is being used.Norway Uses iPad to Run the Government During Icelandic Volcano: “Thousands of travelers are stranded throughout Europe as ash continues to rain down from an erupting volcano in Iceland this week. Among them is Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg…… Continue reading Norwegian PM runs his country using an iPad

Overpaid Eskom execs rake it in

Yes, while we sit in darkness for hours at a time, the executives running Eskom are forced to settle for pay packets in the millions, regardless of whether they actually keep Eskom going and the country electrified. According to Moneyweb:As the furore around South African parastatal Eskom continues to explode, all kinds of inconvenient evidence…… Continue reading Overpaid Eskom execs rake it in

Zuma aint no Obama

Wouldn’t it be something if our leadership spoke like this?  Wouldn’t it be something if our leaders spoke about important issues and principles instead of doing a dance and singing a song?Wouldn’t that be something?Tags: obama, zuma, principled leadership, issues, principles, quality of leadership

Sometimes democracy isn’t such a good thing

If anything the ANC leadership race is a good illustration of where democracy can be more harmful than beneficial.  Take a party with a huge majority in parliament, throw in a leadership race between an incumbent who hasn’t fulfilled his potential and a disgraced challenger who has tremendous popular support and we have a receipe…… Continue reading Sometimes democracy isn’t such a good thing

… please turn out the lights …

That’s it, the event we (well, a small percentage of “we”) have feared has come to pass and it is time to see if we (the aforesaid small percentage of “we”) have the brass ones to leave Facebook. Microsoft has bought 1.6% of Facebook for $240 million which makes Microsoft a part owner of one…… Continue reading … please turn out the lights …