Archive for July, 2010


Can you feel it?

Remember the slogan during the recent FIFA SCW? Can you Feel it! It’s here! Well today, as I drove past some obsolete billboards I thought: Can you feel it? It’s gone! A lot of people seem to feel like the morning after the night before. Even News24 had a short article on post world cup […]

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Pedagogy vs Technology

Now here is an interesting question: Are we making progress with technology in education and training? Note my specific and narrow focus. Of all the people around the table, I know how fast and how far technology has come. I worked for a leading IT company (IBM) for 26 years, I am used to it(IT […]

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May I, Please?

This issue has been bothering me for a long time, but I didn’t make a decision and I postponed it because I felt uneasy about it. I hoped things would get better. They didn’t, of course. Then yesterday I stumbled across an article via Slashdot that made me think, especially when I followed the links […]

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Gautrain

If you didn’t know this, the Gautrain Project (linking the international Airport with the business centres of Johannesburg) is one of the biggest projects underway on the African Continent, and I understand it is also the first underground train on the continent. A must-see project. So you can understand that I was looking for a […]

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