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For 3D, press PRINT

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Gartner, a major IT research and advisory company, released its 2012 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies on August 16. Besides wireless power, bring your own device, and complex-event processing, a tipping-point technology is 3D printing.

Educating the masses

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If you have ready access to the Internet, it’s most likely that the first place you’ll look for information is online. As a student, the first go-to for academic enlightenment is Wikipedia (sad but true). But the web is actually a great place for learning.

Flipping the film industry

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on Tuesday, 28 August 2012
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We reserve cinematic viewings only for films long-anticipated – ones we couldn’t bear to watch on anything other than a huge, looming screen.

Those ‘almost and ‘maybe’ movies can be staved off until the DVD comes out, or until one manages to download an illegal copy.

The modern music muddle

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“I love the way music turns all these techie devices like PCs, mobile phones and iPads into personalised juke boxes and I love how the internet lets me connect with fans wherever they are in the world.”
-Natasha Bedingfield-

“Music is available to everyone at the touch of a button. Please try and only use those services that actually pay the artists, songwriters and producers, rather than those that don’t.”
-Queen -


The gradual transition from analogue to digital music overwhelmed everyone – fans, musicians, agents, producers, record labels, and music stores. With the inevitability of absolute transformation, what choice does the music industry have, except to go with the musical flow?

New Media: ahead of the game

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on Tuesday, 31 July 2012
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Traditional media outlets have to constantly contend with new media for sports coverage. This is especially notable for the 2012 Olympics, where social media has taken the games coverage by storm. Sports audiences have even resorted to Twitter to criticise Olympics coverage by NBC. Affronted, the broadcasting network filed a specific complaint against The Independent journalist, Guy Adams, after he complained about their coverage. Consequently, Adams’ Twitter account was suspended.

Four ways to make online content creation easier

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on Tuesday, 17 July 2012
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Social Media platforms like Facebook and Twitter has given everyone a voice online. Before that blogs were giving everyone who chose to use it, a space to write and voice their opinion. Just like Facebook friends and people you follow on Twitter, some blogs are great and some not.

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Digital Advertising: Are advertisers getting BSed

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The digital divide 2

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My home is in a rural village on the Eastern Cape WildCoast in a village in the Umngazi valley but working as a freelance academic editor means commuting between home in the old 'Transkei' and home in Durban, where my family lives.

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"Retail Shopping Just Got Easier" Mall24.co.za calling all retailer/wholesalers

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Retail Shopping just got a whole lot easier

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Media missteps make mayhem

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on Sunday, 20 May 2012
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Truth, objectivity, public interest, fair comment, accuracy. Some of the most basic and essential media ethics that have been breached time and time again.

The media undergoes numerous stresses such as financial pressures, looming deadlines, lack of public confidence, and external censorship. It’s inevitable that organisation defects will rear their ugly heads now and then.

Print publications, radio stations, television programmes and websites are not stand-alone entities; people are the driving force behind them. And as some are fond of repeating, “Mistakes are part of being human” – this is what distinguishes us from robots.

The Second-Coming of James Blunt

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Less ads on paper and more ads online

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As social media sites are receiving increasingly more attention in the media due to "privacy laws" and advertising, I thought it pertinent to add my 10 cents worth.

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Woza decent connectivity...woza! ........Woza lower data rates . . . woza!

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as most peeps head off for destinations unknown, the ability to share content on the fly, will see a rich exchange of media over the airwaves. Smartphones will be clicking their way through hundreds of pics, to be uploaded to Facebook and other photo platforms. Instant Messaging services are sure to enjoy a boost in numbers whilst traffic apps like Waze will show us wherever pork chops and eisbeins hide.( @pigspotter on Twitter )

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