Not so dark after all – Technological bright sparks making the continent proud

Technology is not an industry that one would automatically associate with Africa but just like our Western counterparts the continent is producing bright young things, making waves in the industry at home and abroad. Saheed Adepoju Earlier this month, bbc.co.uk reported that  the 29-year old entrepreneur and Sun-certified Java programmer had invented an Android-operating tablet designed …

Coming soon – Twitter TV

Tired of being a springboard platform from which other businesses catapult their campaigns into the stratosphere, Twitter is currently in talks with Hollywood execs to create its own original content including a series of  reality shows in the style of “The Real World”.  If like me you are entirely obsessed with the extravagant, self-indulgent and …

Cyberchondria: Hypochondria and the internet

The tail end of Winter is a viral minefield.  Pure hell for obsessive compulsive health fanatics and hypochondriacs.  Even people who consider themselves without unjustified paranoia’s will find themselves turning to WebMD to see if the last week of sniffles is more than just a cold.  The all-seeing eye of the internet with its’ inexhaustible stockpile of knowledge …

Silicon sisters: Top women in tech

Pressures to overachieve and out-do male counterparts in the workplace are nothing new for women in the corporate arena but how much worse are these issues in the ultra male-dominated industry of Information Technology?  The technology sector has always struggled to attract female employees, keep them and show them substantial progression but with a slew of high-flying …