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Foreign Press

So I’m with a bunch of journalists, editors, bloggers and general press people on a tour that encompasses social...

Foreign Press
posted on: Feb 23, 2010 | author: Chris

M&G kills kid!

Making fun of Jacob Zuma has become as unsatisfying as picking on his mini-me, Juju Malema. Can it be true that the...

M&G kills kid!
posted on: Feb 4, 2010 | author: Chris

Spam love

Has anyone ever written a scifi story about falling in love with a spambot? Someone should. This cheerful little...

Spam love
posted on: Feb 2, 2010 | author: Chris

ANCYL condemns!

More irrational invective from the ANCYL-biters. I’m not even going to comment on this one – it rants for...

ANCYL condemns!
posted on: Feb 1, 2010 | author: Chris

Tech slapdown

I do love programmers from the old school, like Jason, our head of tech at the Mail & Guardian. Here’s his...

Tech slapdown
posted on: Jan 28, 2010 | author: Chris

Empire Tweets Back

I recently had the not-uncomplicated pleasure of dining with the US Ambassador to South Africa, Donald Gips, and a...

Empire Tweets Back
posted on: Jan 18, 2010 | author: Chris

ANC-stylee

Good god. There ARE worse things than corruption, it appears. What on earth would possess the ANC (South...

ANC-stylee
posted on: Jan 15, 2010 | author: Chris

Kill a tourist today!

Apparently, we have a ‘Shoot a Tourist Day’ in South Africa. Why didn’t anyone tell me? No fair. I...

Kill a tourist today!
posted on: Jan 12, 2010 | author: Chris

Tech. Yawn.

My favourite quotation on technology comes from John Brunner’s Stand on Zanzibar, a scifi book published in...

Tech. Yawn.
posted on: Jan 5, 2010 | author: Chris

iPhone, youPhone

Does it take more energy to live life today than, say, twenty years ago when dinosaurs (the tv program) roamed free,...

iPhone, youPhone
posted on: Dec 18, 2009 | author: Chris