When Zayn Malik dropped out of One Direction, it generated a storm of digital frothiness. Naming and shaming has moved into the digital realm.
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Human resilience is an amazing thing. We can adapt to the cruellest conditions when our survival instinct kicks in. Watching the nation adjust to load shedding has been a masterclass in survival instinct psychology and the adaptability of human behaviour.
Vinyl records and books are two traditional formats that are clawing their way back into popularity in a technological age where instant gratification has become the norm.
As the world accelerates headlong into the new year, Dion Chang offers his take on what will shape our future.
It’s that time of the year when there’s a frantic rush to buy Christmas gifts, and buying gifts for children has become a tricky task.
On Thursday, November 13, South African politics reached a turning point.
There seem to be two distinct reactions to the postal strike, which is dragging into its third month.
Technology scares a lot of people. For the technophobes out there, it feels like someone has pressed the fast-forward button on the movie that is life and no one can locate the pause button. But rest assured, I’ve seen the future and there is a gentler side.
Our “always on, always connected” virtual lives should have come with a health warning. We are now slowly discovering that the digital era is giving rise to physical and mental ailments, and doctors are only beginning to understand the magnitude of this growing problem.
Tomorrow is Spring Day, the official start of the summer season, but I bet many of you reading this don’t feel frisky at all. The year is flying by and, if you feel this one seems faster and is harder, read on – your are not alone. A lot more people are feeling the effects of digital burnout.
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Test-driving the ‘coolest’ piece of wearable tech to be invented turned out to be a damp squib.
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Cosatu spin doctor Patrick Craven will be remembered as one of the best propagandists who marshaled the federation in supporting Jacob Zuma’s march to power.
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