Category Archive: Internet

World Economic Forum Calls For #internet4all

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Today, the Word Economic Forum (WEF) called for a campaign to promote internet access as a basic right. Elsie Kanza, Head of Africa and Member of the Executive Committee for the WEF, writes… Continue reading

DIY Law – How to Get Things Done in Nigeria

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Although Nigeria has the largest GDP in Africa, it ranks horribly low in the World Bank’s Doing Business Report, coming in 39th in the continent. This is mainly due to slow bureaucracy, but… Continue reading

Speak to Me

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Speaking to your clients and customers requires a certain touch — a ‘tone of voice’ that communicates your brand personality. How is this done? Let’s look to those who do it well. Here… Continue reading

The Future According to The Zuck

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Mark Zuckerberg, the name that launched a billion cat photos, has some firm ideas about 2016, and where Facebook is heading from there and into the future. Think Artificial Intelligence (to better understand what… Continue reading

Robotics as Education Tool as Design Tool

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FundiBots, a Uganda-based organisation is using robotics training in schools to inspire young Ugandans to be the designers, makers and innovators of the future. The project uses Arduino boards and encourages students to… Continue reading

Technology & Marketing — a Powerful Alliance

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In 2012 the research and consulting firm Gartner predicted that by 2017, a company’s chief marketing officer would be spending more on technology than its chief information officer was. Scott Brinker of Ion… Continue reading

End of Moore’s Law Predicted (Again)

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  According to Moore’s Law, the number of transistors that can be packed onto a computer chip doubles every two years, and thus the power of computers would double in the same period.… Continue reading

The Annotated Net

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One of the early visions for the internet, was for web pages to have the ability to be annotated. The idea was for people to contribute to a subject within the text, adding… Continue reading

Who’s Who in the IoT Zoo?

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The Internet of Things is The Next Big Thing, there is no doubt. Precisely how it is going to impact our lives is yet to be fully revealed, but we know the effect will be… Continue reading

Overrated Design

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I’m not normally into negative comparison, but there are occasions when it’s helpful to take a step back and look at what’s working and what’s just an overrated trend in design. FastCompany’s Bracket Challenge… Continue reading