Teamwork & Travel – Staying on Track

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Last year, between work and personal demands, I spent a lot of time out of the country. The Ornico expansion process has required my presence in some of the countries we are now… Continue reading

The Kids Are Getting Out

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The trend for ‘Generation Z’ — today’s post-millennial school/varsity-goers — is to move away from social media like Facebook and Twitter, according to this article from The Conversation. According to Time, more than… Continue reading

The Flipside of the IoT: The New Hardware Movement

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By now you have probably heard of the Internet of Things (IoT) and how connecting everything, everywhere is going to revolutionise our lives. But IoT is, in fact, part of a larger revolution:… Continue reading

Google Search Is Getting Smarter

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The news that Google’s head of AI, John Giannandrea, will take over from Amit Singhal as head of search (who is retiring), is a clear indication of where the internet colossus is headed.… Continue reading

Do You Have a Need for Speed?

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As the internet becomes more congested, we all feel the need for more from our broadband connections. Is your ADSL living up to your expectations? This week’s ‘Ad of the Week’ — which… Continue reading

Using Social Media to Raise Funds

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Raising funds for a good cause is seldom easy, especially when it’s in a country that has been devastated by civil unrest and regime removal. Egyptian TV Producer, Mohamed El Garhey, was involved… Continue reading

Deep Learning the Key to Advanced AI

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While chess, Scrabble, Jeopardy! and Othello have been mastered by computers using artificial intelligence, one game has eluded developers – the 2,500-year-old ancient Chinese game of Go. Recently top AI experts said that… Continue reading

Get Your Team De-Stressed

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Work is getting more demanding and complex, and because many of us now work in 24/7 environments, anxiety and burnout are not uncommon. Investing in your team’s personal growth and development is the… Continue reading

Oprah Takes on Banting

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In a Twitter post two days ago, Oprah Winfrey declared her passion for bread, and posted a video explaining how she could eat bread ‘every day’ and still lose 26 pounds (about 12kg).… Continue reading

Conquering the Fear of Public Speaking

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For many (if not most) people, public speaking is something to be avoided — psychologists say it ranks up there with death, moving house and divorce as one of the most stressful things… Continue reading