Category: Blog

Seth Godin on Education Reform

thomas /May 12, 2014

Seth Godin interviewed by Graham Brown-Martin about education reform. After watching this I’m confident Seth Godin has read the books of John Taylor Gatto, author of Underground History of (American) Education.

Bertrand Russell’s 10 Commandments for Teachers

webmaster /March 24, 2014

Do not feel absolutely certain of anything. Do not think it worth while to proceed by concealing evidence, for the evidence is sure to come to light. Never try to discourage thinking for you are sure to succeed. When you meet with opposition, even if it should be from your husband or your children, endeavour Continue Reading →

Netiquette – How To Be Nice On Internet

webmaster /February 9, 2014

Observing the niceties of communicating on the internet. To get the most out of forums and chat rooms, it’s a good idea to observe some of the niceties. These guidelines apply whether you are using chat-rooms, forums, e-mail, blogs or newsgroups. Before you post read any rules or guidelines. Keep your messages to the point Continue Reading →

Modern Etiquette – Doing business via Skype

thomas /February 7, 2014

A few handy tips to make the right Skype impression. Stories abound about business meetings gone awry via Skype, today’s virtual connection with 300 million registered users logging on to make free or low-cost voice and video calls. Whether you Skype with someone in the same city or in Dubai, you need to be prepared and mindful to be Continue Reading →

Sam doesn’t know she’s a Bot

webmaster /January 22, 2014

Super Artificial Intelligence agent thinks it’s a real person Dateline: 7 January 2019 You may recall the movie ‘Her’ where the lead character falls hopelessly in love with his virtual girlfriend Samantha. She returns his love, even though she’s really his smartphone operating system. Perhaps you remember the incident in 2013, when a telemarketing agent Continue Reading →

Life-changing partnerships: principals and business leaders: Louise Van Rhyn

thomas /January 20, 2014

Louise is the founder of Symphonia, a group of organizations committed to sustainable transformation in people, teams, companies, organizations and communities throughout the world. Through Symphonia, Louise works to mobilize citizens to become actively involved in addressing the education crisis facing South Africa. In this deeply personal and moving talk from TEDxCapeTownED 2012, Louise talks Continue Reading →

Be the Last to “Click Off”

webmaster /January 18, 2014

This little telephone tip has a sweet subliminal effect on the person you’re talking to—or at least wards off a sour one. Even after you’ve both said good-bye, let the other person hang up first. Why? Because people don’t like someone to “hang up on them.” And when they hear your click, it gives them Continue Reading →

Learn How To Create News InfoGraphics In Minutes

webmaster /January 10, 2014

Have you ever struggled to get the media or public to understand complicated issues / campaigns that your organisation is driving? Have you ever wished you could create your own infographics, graphics, or illustrations for your campaigns? Well, you’ll have an opportunity this weekend to learn to create infographics & charts in minutes … and Continue Reading →

Download 5th edition of World Internet Project

webmaster /December 22, 2013

The Center for the Digital Future at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism has released the fifth report of the World Internet Project. To download the report of the World Internet Project, click here. This year’s report, a global partnership of research institutions that compiles data on the behavior and views of Internet Continue Reading →