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Tried Uber yet?

Summer has arrived in Cape Town and with it the endless events that happens because December, End of year functions, the beaches, outdoor festivals etc. Did I mention it’s summer? Well getting to and from your favourite events have just become easier with Uber taxis. I’ve been using Uber for …

Springlab.co an Incubator with a Difference

Somewhere in the suburb of Observatory, one of the many undergoing regeneration on the outskirts of Cape Town’s central business district, is the Springlab office. Unlike most technology companies it felt like walking into a warm and comfortable home. An open loft-styled expanse with a really cosy lounge area, kitchen and awesome views of Devil’s Peak. I …

mobile is the future

GovHackSA Cape Town

The #GovHackSA ran as part of an official World Design Capital Event in May 2014 at the offices of 22seven in Cape Town. It was a free,  day-long coding marathon for novice and experienced developers and coders to create new and novel solutions to problems posed to #GovHackSA by the City of Cape Town.   The event took months of planning with City Ministers and Councilmen to open data and create usable data sets that the teams could intergrate and use in their applications. This is a follow on from the new Open Data policy that is in draft stages of being passed in parliament.   There were 3 challenges set, each participant could chose which challenge they wanted to work on, and teams were formed organically. The keynote speakers for this edition was Gertus Byleveld from Journey who highlighted their partnership with Silicon Cape and encourages all developers to turn their applications in businesses.   #GovHackSA were also lucky to have the USA based team from SendGrid who are scoping out South Africa to see the current …

Sex at Cape Town Garage!

Yes, sex at Cape Town Garage. I couldn’t believe my eyes and ears over the past while because openly, multiple times a …

How To Eat a Gatsby (video)

Sleek Geek winner, Amien Phillips (not relation), shows us how to eat a Gatsby, the whole thing, in this time lapse video. …

WordCamp Cape Town is back in 2011

WordCamp Cape Town Venue Change Event details: WordCamp Venue: Atlantic Imbizo WordCamp Location in Cape Town: Clock Tower Centre V&A Waterfront Map …

The new X-Men movie

On Thursday evening we checked into the Nu Metro Canal Walk to see a preview of X-men: First Class. A first for …

TEDx Cape Town 2011 coming

After years of watching and sharing hundreds of TED talks and being fortunate enough to be accepted as  a TED Fellow in 2007. It’s …

Living Labs Global Award 2011

Cape Town is one of the participating cities in the Living Labs Global Award 2011. Living Labs Global is a non-profit association …

Shell + Karoo = Gasland 2

So Shell want to frack the Karoo basin. Do we really need what is happening in the US (as seen in this …

New look for Local List

Local List is the pioneering local-only search site focusing on indexing locally hosted content and powered by ISLabs and in the last …