Business Day: How garnishees keep gouging debtors

Part of my Pound of Flesh series of data-driven articles on SA consumer debt (supported by impactAfrica)... This appeared in the Business Day on 12 October 2017. How garnishees keep gouging debtors Despite a landmark ruling, shady collectors are still preying on victims It has been 13 months since the Constitutional Court handed down what … Continue reading Business Day: How garnishees keep gouging debtors

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