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.
If you’re a regular social-media user, the hashtag has become part and parcel of your online language. For the uninitiated, hashtags enable people to search for a topic of interest, or follow a breaking news story on social-media platforms.
Test-driving the ‘coolest’ piece of wearable tech to be invented turned out to be a damp squib.
Hi, my name is Dion and I’m a happy person.
The speed and the way in which some technology trends evolve takes my breath away.
We’re heading into the worst of the flu season, and if you’re a germaphobe like me, you’re probably considering going to work wearing a surgical mask.
At the recent SA Music Awards (Samas), it was interesting to see a crop of new awards under a new category division: bestselling mobile music download.
I pity the social-media specialists working for the various political parties as we get closer to voting day.
If you haven’t yet heard the phrase “the internet of things”, then best you settle down and read further because the internet of things is already part of our daily lives and is soon going to be even more embedded in everything we do.
In December last year, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made an announcement on news magazine programme 60 Minutes that his company was working on a 30-minute delivery for online shoppers using drones and that the service should be available by 2016.
The Chinese shopkeeper taking a smoke break on the street in Plettenberg Bay was surreal to say the least.
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With back-to-back fashion weeks in Johannesburg, Malibongwe Tyilo maps out the treacherous fashion week ecosystem and its various species
Please stop telling me about respect because you only have oppression, corruption and ageism to give in return. Do not hide your incapacity, insecurity and unintelligibility with age – it’s stale and it’s embarrassing.
Yes, there is good news on Ebola. Nigeria and Senegal have been declared Ebola-free. This is a reflection of good governance. Nigeria learnt from a previous polio outbreak to lock down a breakout to prevent a pandemic.