Articles

Digital de-clutter

digital-declutter


My on-going journey to digital minimalism

Sun 23 May 2021

Gemini and e-paper are a great combination

gemini-epaper


Browsing gemini content on a Kindle is a pleasant, distraction-free experience

Tue 30 March 2021

My war on doomscrolling

war-on-doomscrolling


My attempts at avoiding doomscrolling and living a healthier digital lifestyle

Thu 11 February 2021

The anti-consumerist lifestyle

the-anti-consumerist-lifestyle


I live an anti-consumerist lifestyle - one that is focused on maximizing health, time, and money rather than the acquisition of _stuff*.

Tue 11 August 2020

Last-mile commuting with an e-scooter

escooter


I've been using an e-scooter to get to and from public transport, and it's liberating!

Tue 23 June 2020

Commuting with an e-bike

ebike


I now commute with both and e-bike and an e-scooter!

Tue 05 March 2019

My work at IBM Research Lab

ibm-research


I was on the cover of a magazine, thanks to the work being done at IBM Research!

Sat 11 March 2017

Mobile app development is too hard

mobile-app-development-is-too-hard


I've come to realise that mobile app development is too difficult for beginner programmers, but it can be made simpler.

Tue 28 May 2013

Cloud services for freelancers

cloud-services-for-freelancers


I thought I'd run through the important online services I use, in case it will be of benefit to other freelancers.

Wed 31 August 2011

Android apps for newbies

android-apps-for-newbies


Here is a list of some of my favourite apps that should give newbies a fresh perspective on the capabilities of their new device.

Thu 02 June 2011

The cumulative effect

the-cumulative-effect


This is my post for Blog Action Day 2009 regarding the topic of climate change

Wed 14 October 2009

Misnumbers

misnumbers


Kind of like a misnomer, but with numbers.

Sun 29 March 2009

Changed my routine, changed my life

changed-my-routine-changed-my-life


It's amazing what far-reaching implications a subtle change in my routine can have on my life...

Thu 12 March 2009

Be safe in your home

be-safe-in-your-home


There maybe some things to cheer about in the [latest crime statistics][], but it's not all good news, sadly.

Thu 11 December 2008

Two projectors are more than the sum of its parts

two-projectors-are-more-than-the-sum-of-its-parts


If you're thinking of buying a projector, think of buying two rather. Here's why...

Thu 11 December 2008

Switched on to digital TV

switched-on-to-digital-tv


South Africa officially switched on its digital TV signal on November 1 2008

Thu 06 November 2008

Netbooks have lost the plot

netbooks-have-lost-the-plot


My article on TechLeader about Netbooks

Thu 25 September 2008

Privacy in social networks

privacy-in-social-networks


They are in your Facebook, mining your data...

Mon 25 August 2008

I am a productivity hobbyist and life hacker

i-am-a-productivity-hobbyist-and-life-hacker


Joining the new geek sub-culture of getting things done and getting the most out of life

Sun 10 August 2008

Of functionality and form factors - why I still need more than one mp3 player

of-functionality-and-form-factors


My recent gadget buying spree has left me with a gold mine of geeky gadgets.

Tue 10 June 2008