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Accounting Is Dead, Long Live Accounting

The language of accounting has not been updated in 500 years — and, according to Peter Frampton of Color Accounting International, businesses are failing because of it. “The words we use to describe fundamental accounting concepts, like ‘income’ and ‘expense’, were use…

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30.09.Ideate

23.6″ AOC 72 Series Multi-touch Monitor review: more gimmicky than good

I have a love/hate relationship with touchscreen monitors. I have a touchscreen, all-in-one computer at home that works incredibly well for my son, because it’s easy for him to navigate, but I don’t think I’ve ever used the touchscreen capabilities myself. Well maybe o…
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30.09.memeburn

Protecting the dignity of politicians

One thinks of politicians as vain and thick-skinned. Arrogant and shameless. Duplicitous bullies. People to tolerate but rarely to love. Men and women with the backbones of amoebae but the survival instincts of cockroaches. It appears one is just so wrong, for it seems…
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eBay set to spin PayPal off as separate company

It looks like ecommerce giant eBay has caved into the demands of activist hedge fund magnate Carl C Icahn and will spin PayPal off as a separate, publicly listed company. eBay company made the announcement today , saying that the two companies would preserve their rela…
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30.09.memeburn

Donald Trump gets trolled so hard, he threatens to sue

Urban culture invents words and phrases and they are said so often that they find their way into virtually any sentence. In hip hop there is a saying ‘haters will hate’. There is no unanimity on its origins, some trace it to a comedian and others, a hip hop artist. And…
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30.09.memeburn

gevaaalik.com Wêreldspektrum – Europa Island, soos belowe

Soos in laaskeer se gevaaalik.com Wêreldspektrum genoem, doen ek hierdie keer Europa Island, ook bekend as Juan de Nova Island.  Dis is actually 'n land, ja.  Dit is 'n entjie van Bassas da India af, en deel ook dieselfde vlag.  Dit is ook in die warm water van die Mos…

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Introducing The GoPro HERO4

After watching the below promotional edit for the new GoPro HERO4, I can’t help but wish for a GoPro channel. Not a YouTube channel – they have that, like, something on Netflix, maybe even with a narrator. A curated channel of edits like the one below, because I could …

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Exploring the Pilanesberg

23.6″ AOC 72 Series Multi-touch Monitor review: more gimmicky then good

I have a love/hate relationship with touchscreen monitors. I have a touchscreen, all-in-one computer at home that works incredibly well for my son, because it’s easy for him to navigate, but I don’t think I’ve ever used the touchscreen capabilities myself. Well maybe o…
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30.09.memeburn

Amelia is the AI computing system with an eye on your job

It’s an old debate, but it’s always fascinating and, at times, even scary. Will technology some day make human beings obsolete? It is perhaps an easy question to answer if one is looking at the heavy machinery industry. It is indeed easy to see why machinery would hois…
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30.09.memeburn

Comment on Bit tired by Flowers | 6000 miles from civilisation...

[…] decided that it was time to get the kids out and about again after a whole week (and a bit) of sickness. They’ve been hit hard and we’ve been forced to keep them at home and relatively calm […]

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Google reveals possible Andriod L names

google-and-l

We are very close to the public release of Android L – or at least, we are pretty darn sure we are – but strangely we still don’t have confirmation from Google as to what it will be called. We have heard multiple whispers from so-called “sources”, ranging from Android…

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LG designing a 3G-connected smartwatch

Gear-S

The smartwatch market is still in its infancy and still many questions remain about why we would actually want to use it on a regular basis. One of the arguments put forth by manufacturers is that it can completely replace your smartphone, and wouldn’t need to be teth…

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Whose South Africa is it anyway?

“All those who live in it”? Well, at least according to the Freedom Charter. Cute, don’t you think? Ah, reminds me of when I moved out of my parents’ home to pursue “first-time renting”. Though I snagged a tight-spaced bachelor unit, next door to a Celine Dion friend, …
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Alexander McQueen from Shade Station

Loving my new sunnies from Shade Station.  They have such an incredible selection and brands you can’t find here. The only bummer is customs wacks you this side – had to pay in R350. (NOT Ideal) – but the styles and brands are seriously hot! Also check out their design…

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30.09.Kim Gray

September: A Roundup of The 10 Best Images

“There is something about safari life that makes you forget all your sorrows and makes you feel as if you had drunk half a bottle of champagne bubbling over with heartfelt gratitude for being alive” Such are the words of the novelist Karen Blixen who aptly describes th…
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Why an obsession with Big Data is blinding brands from the truth

“Just because we can reach users on various devices, doesn’t mean they want us to reach them,” Brett Morris of advertising giant FCB says to the audience at Nedbank’s Digital Edge Live event. The problem with marketing in South Africa or Africa in general is that brand…
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30.09.memeburn

Jewellery List Winner Announced

30.09.Kim Gray

Microsoft launches Xbox One in China

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After an extremely long wait, Microsoft has finally launched its Xbox One video game console in China. It is actually a first for Microsoft, since Chinese gamers have had to wait 13 years for a console ban to be lifted in their country.

Microsoft has released the Xbox…

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KFC And The Temple of Shattered Dreams: A Southern Suburb Boys Tale

This is the story of a broken hearted boy. A boy who once enjoyed a care-free existence in the leafy southern suburbs of Cape Town. He lived a simple, happy life. He worked his week days away in an advertising agency three floors above Billy The Bums – the bar he drank…

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Kenya: Removing the blinkers

Jack Parow – Veilig ft Janie Bay

30.09.Watkykjy

On a Tiny Budget Motion City Films and Bangers & Nash Take a Silver Loerie in Branded Content Category for Red Huxley’s #RoadT

Last year Kim of Motion City Films and I followed Red Huxley to Joshua Tree, California, to document the month long recording of their first studio album at the infamous Rancho de la Luna recording studio. Red Huxley covered their costs via crowd funding, and Kim and I…

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Engaged, Inspired, and Ready to Build a Better Web

Automattic is a distributed company — we all work from wherever we are. Right now, “where we are” is 197 cities around the world: New Orleans, USA. Montevideo, Uruguay. Tokyo, Japan. Vilnius, Lithuania.

Once a year, we get together somewhere in the world to meet, work …

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The highest paid CEO in SA got R122 million this year…here’s the top 10

People are always fascinated by how much money the wealthy actually make so here’s a handy chart showing the top 10 highest paid CEO’s in South Africa for 2013. The main okes in charge (yes there aren’t any ladies on the list) are making some decent pocket money with A…

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Oh! Dark Arrow release Summer Slow Shit

Cape Town’s newest rap crew are taking over with their second release in a year.

 

 

They’re calling this an EP but at 10 tracks, Oh! Dark Arrow have released pretty much their second album of the year with Summer Slow Shit. Cats are on that mad hustle. It’s slightly …

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Samsung now selling a curved PC monitor

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Most people around the world still haven’t quite understood why companies are pushing the curved display as the next big thing. To be honest, we can’t see that much benefit either, but it is the latest trend to hit display technology and is likely to stay (for now, at…

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Penny for your thoughts: 5 PR tactics to help you achieve online thought leadership

Thought leadership is an underused and misunderstood element of the PR mix, but in a world of noise and clutter, it’s often this more contemplative approach to publicity that ends up being most effective. The point of thought leadership is to establish your market auth…
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30.09.memeburn

SA model Shashi Naidoo dating world’s number 1 golfer Rory McIlroy?

Rumours doing the rounds that SA model Shashi Naidoo is dating Rory McILroy, the world’s number 1 golfer. Sashi posted pics of herself with McIlroy’s family during the recent Ryder Cup and another of her riding a golf cart with his mother Rosie. Of course the most trus…

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Wanneer jy dronk raak en uitnodigings maak…

bright lights big city kuiergatteRaak jy soms dronk wanneer jy uitnodigings stuur of maak? Ons praat nie hier van daai keer wat jy per ongeluk die verkeerde vriend uitnooi wat jou nefie wil bliksem nie of dalk daai keer toe jy vergeet het om vir ouma uit te nooi na haar eie surprize 70ste toe nie. Mee…

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30.09.Watkykjy

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I love Boris.

Boris Johnson is the incumbent mayor of London and he’s a polarising figure. I think he’s great, and I’m not alone in that – he was recently revealed as (easily) Britain’s most popular politician, albeit that the competition wasn’t up to much, consisting,…

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Love-Cuts: The Misogynist’s Guide to Circumcision

By Thorne Godinho

As fate would have it: I was lying in a hospital bed when, for the first time, I saw one of the Department of Health-sponsored ‘Brothers for Life’ medical male circumcision (MMC) campaign adverts. It could have been an ordinary public health message a…

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Twitter reactions mixed as Malema trial postponed

Julius Malema appeared at the Polokwane High Court in South Africa on charges of fraud, money laundering and racketeering related to a Limpopo roads tender. His upcoming trial has garnered much media attention, but Malema was in court for only short time before the cas…
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30.09.memeburn

On a Tiny Budget Motion City Films and Bangers & Nash Take a Silver Loerie in Branded Content Category for Red Huxley’s #RoadT

Last year Kim of Motion City Films and I followed Red Huxley to Joshua Tree, California, to document the month long recording of their first studio album at the infamous Rancho de la Luna recording studio. Red Huxley covered their costs via crowd funding, and Kim and I…

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The Sims 4 Review

The Sims 4 Review



After the massive success that was The Sims 3 and over 20 different expansion packs, EA has released the next iteration of this popular franchise – The Sims 4.  The Sims 4 features a brand new game engine, packing in plenty of new emotions, a simplified buildin…

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Angelina Jolie to direct anti-poaching film about Richard Leakey

FASHION STORE LOOK BOOK PART 1

I was very excited when I was offered the opportunity to visit one of my favourite shopping malls Tyger Valley and style and make outfits from all the different fashion stores. I had so much fun doing this and the store assistants were so helpful, I even had a few cust…

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Kids are purposefully bending iPhones in Apple stores

Bending iPhone 6 Plus

Just as you may have thought that Apple’s ‘Bendgate’ saga is finally dying down, it actually takes a turn for the worse. A very idiotic turn, that is.

‘Bendgate’ has been hanging over Apple’s head like a dark, dreary cloud this past week. With numerous reports by user…

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Team SA falls just short in MercedesTrophy

In the 25th edition of the MercedesTrophy World Finals, the South African team came oh-so close to claiming the team event for a second time.

The team of Andries Claassens, Kobus van der Westhuizen and Gerhardus van der Bank, accompanied by captain Maretha Gerber, took…

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On a Tiny Budget Motion City Films and Bangers & Nash Take a Silver Loerie in Branded Content Category for Red Huxley’s #RoadT

Last year Kim of Motion City Films and I followed Red Huxley to Joshua Tree, California, to document the month long recording of their first studio album at the infamous Rancho de la Luna recording studio. Red Huxley covered their costs via crowd funding, and Kim and I…

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New Lorde Song for the Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Quitting my corporate job to follow my startup dream worked out, but not in the way you think

I was inspired to write this after reading an article by Ali Mese, where he discusses how quitting his job in order to chase his startup dream stuffed up his life. I found myself in a similar position not too long ago, and I want to share my story with those of you who…
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30.09.memeburn

Londoners willing to give up their kids for free WiFi

In a virtual world where advertisers and media are battling for only a few seconds of your attention, the last thing on your mind is spending what feels like hours reading the Terms and Conditions of every new sign-up or update online. To further prove this point, an e…
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30.09.memeburn

On a Tiny Budget Motion City Films and Bangers & Nash Take a Silver Loerie in Branded Content Category for Red Huxley’s #RoadT

Last year Kim of Motion City Films and I followed Red Huxley to Joshua Tree, California, to document the month long recording of their first studio album at the infamous Rancho de la Luna recording studio. Red Huxley covered their costs via crowd funding, and Kim and I…

read more.

On a Tiny Budget Motion City Films and Bangers & Nash Take a Silver Loerie in Branded Content Category for Red Huxley’s #RoadT

Last year Kim of Motion City Films and I followed Red Huxley to Joshua Tree, California, to document the month long recording of their first studio album at the infamous Rancho de la Luna recording studio. Red Huxley covered their costs via crowd funding, and Kim and I…

read more.

On a Tiny Budget Motion City Films and Bangers & Nash Take a Silver Loerie in Branded Content Category for Red Huxley’s #RoadT

Last year Kim of Motion City Films and I followed Red Huxley to Joshua Tree, California, to document the month long recording of their first studio album at the infamous Rancho de la Luna recording studio. Red Huxley covered their costs via crowd funding, and Kim and I…

read more.

Instagram Blocked in Hong Kong

Instagram Blocked in Hong Kong



Instagram has been blocked in Hong Kong amidst a massive pro-democratic protest happening in its central business area. The reason for blocking Instagram is so that the Chinese government can control images being shared of the protest. But protesters have conti…

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Summer 14 – Neopop

30.09.Kim Gray

Petter Solberg becomes RallyX royalty: 5 moments you missed in motorsport this weekend

There are just too many wonderful motorsport events and series to fit into a comparatively short weekend. Sadly because of this, many exciting moments go unnoticed to the oblivious racing fan. But that’s a thing of the past, thanks to Motorburn’s weekly roundup. And wh…
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30.09.memeburn

On a Tiny Budget Motion City Films and Bangers & Nash Take a Silver Loerie in Branded Content Category for Red Huxley’s #RoadT

Last year Kim of Motion City Films and I followed Red Huxley to Joshua Tree, California, to document the month long recording of their first studio album at the infamous Rancho de la Luna recording studio. Red Huxley covered their costs via crowd funding, and Kim and I…

read more.