I’m moving

Hey loyal blog followers, I’m now moving to a different site with my own domain name. As part of that blog, I will be focussing entirely on bringing you the latest crypto, blockchain and tech news. The new blog can be found here and this one will remain running, but will not be updated. I hope…

Manufacturing trust: How Blockchain will change the world

We’re at the ground floor of a new paradigm in humanity that would change the human experience – it’s called Blockchain. The thing that is going to change is trust. Trust is an essential component of any commercial exchange. When parting ways with your hard-earned money for any good or service, you have to trust…

Changing the landscape of telecommunication

Blockchain technology is disrupting the financial industry, whether through cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, or by introducing novel consensus mechanisms. The trend has now extended to internet service providers, with privacy and costs being addressed by the latest player in avant-garde connectivity aiming to challenge the status quo in telecommunications. Ammbr is the latest…

Ammbr: The future of the internet

After taking a look at the ugly side of the internet, I take a look at the initiative that will protect your rights and give you the power to take control of your online experience. What is Ammbr? Ammbr is aiming to become the world’s largest wireless mesh network. It is being built using blockchain,…

The ugly side of the internet

In the 21st century, the internet has changed the nature of our daily lives. However, much like money, or “the root of all evil”, it has become a medium through which elite groups can collude and exploit its users… Have you ever been tagged in a photo on social media that you’ve immediately untagged yourself…

The way forward for SA’s youth

Over the past few weeks, we (myself included) have engaged in a discussion that has been largely negative in tone about the student protests around the country. In my blog post written a week ago, I discussed how the demands of the Fees Must Fall protesters are both unreasonable and discriminative in nature. The movement has shifted…

Jacob Zuma: South Africa’s unlikely savior

As I sit down to write this, the final election results are just about in and, as we all expected, the ANC took home the majority of the votes. However, something happened that seemed all but impossible a few years ago. At the age of 24, I am not quite a “born free”, but am…