Air Hockey Robot Project

Posted on Feb 10, 2014 in Observations, Technology | No Comments

This is exactly why I love technology – Jose Julio decided to build an opponent for his daughter to play against. She loves air hockey … so an idea was born. Built from scratch, he is making this project full accessible to anyone who is keen to copy and improve the system. He ends off by […]

Humorous Advertising

Posted on Jul 29, 2013 in Food, Observations | No Comments

It always shows when an agency puts in the extra effort in getting that right mix of humour and message and I rarely laugh out loud when I hear an advert on the radio. This morning, just that happened, I heard the latest radio advert for Checkers butchery and burst out laughing. They have taken […]

Stop giving users options…

Posted on Jul 21, 2013 in Observations, Technology, UX, Work | No Comments

… and give them good user interfaces instead. I am always fascinated by the ability for users to customize their user interface. True, taste differs, but would the user be truly much worse off had they not had the options to choose between colour schemes of an admin interface. I gained access to a site hosted […]

Meeting Inspiring People

Posted on May 31, 2013 in Observations, Technology, Work | One Comment

I love that feeling when you walk away from a meeting feeling inspired and completely invincible. I have spent little more than a week in Johannesburg and already feel at home. The opportunities been given to me to explore and do what I love has already presented itself. I was introduced by a good friend […]