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VIDEO: Young South Africans build cool gadgets at Maker Faire Africa

We hear from one of the organisers, Aaron Kohn from the Museum of African Design, about why it is so important for the ‘maker culture’ that is spreading around the world to take root in Africa

VIDEO: Interview with a master clock maker

Watch and clock maker Bob Roberts. Picture: MICHAEL ETTERSHANK
13 day(s) ago

We take a look around the workshop clock maker Bob Roberts, and at the various machines used to make the intricate parts inside a mechanical timepiece

App aims to hook anglers with big data

Picture: THINKSTOCK
10 day(s) ago

Fishing may be about to experience biggest revolution since 1920s, thanks to app developed by Swedish start-up

Edcon takes the smartphone into retailer arena

10 day(s) ago

Edcon group becomes first retailer in SA to launch own brand of handset, adding twist to rapidly evolving market, writes Arthur Goldstuck

Social media is organiser’s biggest megaphone

The Twitter logo is displayed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. Twitter Inc shares jumped 73% in a frenzied trading debut that drove the seven-year-old company's market value to around $25bn.  Picture: REUTERS
12 day(s) ago

Speed with which demonstrations over deaths of Eric Garner, Michael Brown came together shows how social media has matured into crucial tactic for co-ordinating activity


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