Month: October 2013

BRICS : South Africa’s “Independent Internet” Programs

The BRICS wire program is developing news for an “independent Internet system” where people in the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) will be able to connect without their visitors moving through a Western nation.


The BRICS wire will weblink the BRICS financial systems through a wire program which extends from Fortaleza in Brazil to Vladivostok in Russia on the Pacific coast.

Saying ‘Sorry’ is Difficult, but it is the Most Affordable Solution

Pause for one second and you will not discover a more incredible lie than this one. When someone says these three terms, what the brain listens to is “it was me”.

im sorry

It was with this in ideas that I study the Weekend magazines confirming that (former) go of the Competitors Percentage Shan Ramburuth had been using extreme quantity of organization (read taxpayer) cash to check out mature websites.

“Interacting with Audiences” – Liability of Journalists

Many publishers and newsroom centre supervisors have experiences about a flow division that continually did not provide documents promptly (with the outcome that disappointed visitors and providers would, as a last resort, grumble to the newsdesk).


Then there are the ad repetitions who declare last moment changes that toss out the most well organized offers.

City of Joburg e-Statements still Offline

Residents of the City of Joburg are still incapable to preview their expenses on the e-Services web page of the municipality’s web page after it was impaired due to the finding of a protection defect over several weeks ago.


Ratepayers are also not able to subscribe to get their statements by e-mail due to the recovery time, a representative for City of Joburg informed the media.

SA schools: only Delphi, Java (and VB)?

When the Department of Basic Education (DBE) made the decision to use Java as an option for the secondary university Information Technology (IT) program, it had only considered Delphi, Java, and Visible Primary as growth language opportunities.

SA schools

This is according to the reaction papers from the DBE at the start of Oct 2013 in which it said that only rapid application development (RAD) sources met the requirements of the system.

A Necessary Wicked or Something to Embrace?

As on the internet discussions between journalists and visitors become more regular, feedback from the viewers will become progressively essential. A worldwide research, Online viewpoint moderation: growing best methods 
by Emma Goodman, has been released by the World Editors Forum, aspect of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-Ifra).


Online feedback are an “extremely useful resource” for news organizations, but as on the internet editors know only too well, they can also become extremely unpleasant, disparaging and divisive. The scientists and authors of the review talked to 104 news organizations from 63 nations across the world, as well as to professionals in the business industry and universities. The aim was to recognize key styles, possibilities and best methods.

South Africa needs Specialized Technology to Fix Problems: Minister

The issues South Africa encounters need specialized technological innovation to help take care of them, Public Assistance Reverend Lindiwe Sisulu said in Cape Town on Wednesday.


“In present day South Africa we have difficulties that need particular, and not generalised, off-the-shelf treatments to take care of, and so you don’t succeed us when you sweet-talk us into buying techniques that do not allow us to develop reasonable cost-effective houses for insecure citizens; do not encourage our instructors to inform our kids successfully for the future…” she said.

“Modifying Mindsets – the Most Challenging Aspect of Media Transformation”

There were a few alerts a couple weeks ago that lifestyle modification continues to be THE key factor in media changes.


Moving from an old media attitude to an electronic first and compensated material lifestyle is a challenging process for information organizations, but modification can be successful – at least at a company level – beginning proof from News UK indicates. The team posts The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sun. News UK primary marketing official, Anne Vanneck-Smith, informed a London, UK conference structured by the Digital Publishers System that the worst in shifting the company to a compensated material design had been changing the lifestyle.

Bad News for Online Scam Victims

As many as 41% of customers who have missing their cash as the result of financial cyber-fraud have did not get a single penny came back to them.


This is according to the Kaspersky Consumer Security Risks Survey, an international study performed by B2B International and Kaspersky Lab.

Concentration, Assurance and the Art of Effective Presentation

For teenagers beginning on a profession in advertising or marketing, few abilities are as essential as excellent demonstration abilities. Whether your profession is as an innovative or a fit or a salesman, the capability to provide a powerful and convincing demonstration will help you get to the top.


We discover that many of our learners get the concept of introduction to be overwhelming, whether it is a casual discussion to some co-workers at presentation or a conversation at a market meeting. But with a bit of assurance and these sensible guidelines, anyone can put together an interesting demonstration. …