Finance company takes cue from nature: Business Day

  Now this was an inspiring interview! I recently had the chance to interview academic and enrepreneur Idriss Aberkane for Business Day. The following is an extract of the article, but you can read the full thing on the BDlive website. IMAGINE an economy with no waste and no unemployment, a market in which the … Continue reading Finance company takes cue from nature: Business Day

Health care – A star is born: Financial Mail

I really enjoyed writing this piece for the Financial Mail on the mHealth initiatives being employed locally. Here is a short extract. You can read the full article here. This piece appeared in the print edition (on 28 August 2015) and on the website. BY 10am the antenatal and postnatal section at Soshanguve Community Health … Continue reading Health care – A star is born: Financial Mail

Navigating the tricky ethical terrain of big data: Business Day

This is an extract of a piece I recently wrote on the ethics of personal data commercialisation. This piece appeared in the print edition (on 6 July 2015) and on the website. TOM Cruise’s 2002 science fiction drama, The Minority Report, involved a world of sensors and machines that knew more about the humans they … Continue reading Navigating the tricky ethical terrain of big data: Business Day

Please back my Contributoria proposal: Can art save this city?

I've proposed a story on Contributoria - a crowdsourcing journalism platform backed by the Guardian (UK). Now I need your help, dear friends and network. You can see my proposal here: http://www.contributoria.com/…/201…/556c5e21ffa4900016000040 If you like the sound of my idea, please consider backing me. In order to back it, you need to sign up at … Continue reading Please back my Contributoria proposal: Can art save this city?