New York City is my absolute favourite place to visit. I'm absolutely in love with the rumble of the city. Once, while in New York, Grant Hinds described the place as follows: You can put your hands up against a building or a wall and it feels like they are humming. The city has this constant current of electricity running through it. He probably doesn't remember…
The Oxford 2016 word of the year is post-truth. Post-truth is basically believing something even though it is not true and there is no evidence to back up the claim. There are claims that Trump won because of the fake news that did its rounds on Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg denies these claims. But we can't deny that fake news is a real problem in a post…
In four nights time I'm leaving South Africa... again. If you're a regular reader of the blog you'll know that I've been extremely busy this year. I've jam packed my weekends with work and have burnt the candle on all ends. There is no candle left. I pushed hard in 2016 but there was a reason: I wanted to travel. I love not being in one…
The first ever African YouTube Awards were recently held where YouTubers from South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Senegal and more gathered to celebrate the most popular channels. The event was a blast but what is fun without some learning? Here are 5 vlog tips from the SSA YouTube Awards that will make you a better vlogger. SEE ALSO: a South African YouTube Channel with 1m subs!…
Seth Godin is awesome. His ideas are interesting and valuable and he knows what he is talking about when it comes to marketing and entrepreneurship. The Big Red Fez: How to Make any Website Better is not only a practical guidebook but will get you thinking about how you market your content or product. SEE ALSO: Musings on the iPod The basic premise is simple and two fold. A monkey…
I have a day job and that day job allows me to do some of the most rad things. Recently that included getting a behind the scenes tour of the YouTube Creators Studio in London. This is an incredible space developed by Google for YouTube creators. Any YouTuber is able to access the space if they have more than 10 000 subs. The studios are equipped…
My name is Sam. A South African geek who loves gadgets, technology and Esports. I'm obsessed with South African Esports, own far too many pairs of Converse and secretly wish I could be one of the X-Men. This little blog is a space to find friends who share my geekiness and love for gaming, gadgets and Esports. Welcome!
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- June 21, 2017
By Sam Wright