‘SliceBiz’ Crowdfunder app wins Apps4Africa prize

The saying ‘Alive with possibility’ is thrown around quite a bit on South African shores and there are other variations of this elsewhere on the continent.  Africa is undoubtedly proving to be the next frontier for investment and entrepreneurship of all kinds.  It’s a small wonder then that a Crowdfunding app won the annual ‘Apps4Africa’ cash prize. The $10,000 prize, sponsored …

New ‘Many Worlds’ film self-edits in real time according to viewer’s emotions

This experimental audience-dictated flick will not be your average day at the movies.  Changing direction based on the emotional reactions of viewers, ‘Many Worlds’ by Alexis Kirke uses ‘arousal analysis’ to tailor the story line to your desires as you watch. Created at Plymouth University in the UK, ‘Many Worlds’, is a film about two students …

HP’s ‘Classroom in a box’ internet containers hit South African shores

If you enjoyed our article titled “Education in an information age: homegrown challenges and possibilities”, posted last July, you will remember us brainstorming different ways in which the (dismally failing) South African educational system could be assisted by the smart use of technology for remote and under-resourced schools.  Well, HP’s ‘Out of the box’ educational …