I got the opportunity to chat to Microsoft South Africa MD, Mteto Nyati about the company’s TV White Spaces project. The project rolled out affordable broadband to 5 schools in Limpopo as well as the province’s University. Mteto says the TV White Spaces project had two objectives. The first was to demonstrate the technology and equipment that is available to provide high-speed broadband to South Africa…
While we'll never know if she is the best, Pippa Tshabalala is definitely our favourite girl gamer. She first caught people's attention presenting The Verge (SA's first locally produced show about video games) and now works as a Television Producer and writes for a host of well loved gaming publications. Last year she put an editor's cap on and started up Spliced Magazine - an online…
My day-job is a PR Consultant. I am used to hearing the term ‘PR poppie’ and have my profession referred to as the ‘boobs and balloons’. People dumb down Public Relations all the time and I can’t help but wonder whether it is because it is a female dominated industry. The thing is, since I’ve started contributing to Tech Girl, I’m starting to see a similar…
Desere Orrill is the group CMO for Ole! Media Group. While she is a marketing maven, after reading her interview you'll likely have a far better insight into how to succeed in the digital marketing business. In fact, we think her thoughts apply to all aspects of the tech industry and business in general. It's funny, we write these pieces for you and yet, I took…
This year has been a good one for celebrating pioneering ladies in various fields, from poets, writers, educators and feminists to scientists. In May, the Google Doodle celebrated four ladies in the field of science and technology. It is fantastic that these women are celebrated on such a global scale and especially as I'm being introduced to many of them for the first time. May 12…
Wireless Wipes wants to feature amazing South African women operating in the tech space. No surprise that our next showcase is Kirsty Sharman, our country’s greatest girl geek. Kirsty is a digital marketing mastermind at Retroviral by day, the writer and manager of geek blog & online store Geeks Doing Stuff by night and in between she plays parent to two fancy bulldogs. We sat down…
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