I'm a bit late to the party with this because I've been swamped with work but I really wanted to share this great new nonprofit organisation I found recently. Django Girls is a South African organisation that has started in Johannesburg. It has a pretty simple objective: To introduce South African girls to programming and equip them with basic skills to start building websites and blogs.…
The twittersphere was blazing with #100TipsToSurviveOnTwitter. And while some were funny AF, it also provided a learning opportunity (why yes, hashtags can be educational). Here are 8 Twitter tips from #100TipsToSurviveOnTwitter. SEE ALSO: 5 people to follow to make your twitter feed funnier - the proudly South African version 1.Your avatar (AVI) is your first impression, so make sure it is a good one. https://twitter.com/Sheldon_Cameron/status/839055822021931008 No one…
Life hacks are the defining moments of our generation. From YouTube hacks, to password secrets and online shopping hacks, here are tech life hacks you need to know about. You can thank us later. Buying new headphones or speakers? 1.Bohemian Rhapsody is the best song to test out new headphones and speakers on because of the range. http://techgirl.co.za/2017/02/08/seriously-spend-r1-3-million-set-speakers/ YouTube Hacks 2.Turn any YouTube video into a GIF…
I did a YouTube video about this software I've been using to resize and watermark my images. It is called PhotoMarks and you can see what it does and how it works here: Anyway, one of things I found a little bit annoying about PhotoMarks was that I was constantly having to enter the sizing and add the watermark to every batch of photos I wanted…
I've been trying to up my photography game for awhile now. I am really lucky because I get the chance to review some super smartphones. However, snapping off my phone is still something I've been trying to improve on for some time. I'm still nowhere near where I need to be skill wise but I have picked up some tips and tricks along the way. Here…
Flying is awesome because it gets you from A to B quickly. But that speed and convenience comes at a price. Find out the best days to fly in order to save money. Here's how to book cheap local flights. PS: book your flights for the April-May vakay bonanza NOW! The longer you leave it, the more expensive it gets. Also put in leave and be smart…
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- July 18, 2017
By Sam Wright