The digital devide is no more. Rudy-Nadler Nir argues that with 74% of the world’s population using cellphones there can be no digital divide.
Zapiro asks how far will Zuma and his allies go in undermining our legal system for self gain and then suggests the answer. It is a legitimate if shocking comment on the current state of power politics in the country.
The Sunday Times smack down has begun with all and sundry having something to say after the paper retracted its front page story on Transnet supposedly selling most off Table Bay to “foreigners” (‘Transnet sold our sea to foreigners’- August 24, 2008).
. With their own long term viability in mind business is finally starting to talk about social justice. Then there is Condé Nast House & Garden who sees it fit to plug “Green-painted wooden LOGS from R3262.58.
Wired ran a cool little story on a gallery of nerdy vanity plates. The gallery was put together by Royal Pingdom and ranged from OPN SRC (Open Source) to GEEK AFK (Geek Away From Keyboard). A quick Google found several SA sites tracking South African vanity plates.
‘Anti-restaurants’ or ‘pirate restaurants,’ as explored by The New York Times (registration required), are underground communal food experiences that is popping up all over the United Sates and the world in a backlash against the desocialisation of eating (and everything else).
An interesting story on the Mail & Guardian Online by Nosimilo Ndlovu titled ‘Political books go pop.’ Ndlovu reveals books about the state of the nation and local politicos are turning into surprised bestsellers.