Open mobile web a click closer

The Internet is abuzz with discussions and comments about Mozilla’s announcement that it intends developing a complete free and open mobile platform to unshackle us from “proprietary software” structures. Having been a user of Linux for a number of years, such intentions never fail to grab my attention (and imagination), causing my stubby fingers to…

Advertising for free?

“Over one million to enter schooling system,” punts a major newspaper poster. January is the time of the year in South Africa when you receive those wads of advertising pamphlets in your letterbox, wrapped up in your “favourite community” newspaper. ¬†Newspapers normally carry stories this time of the year with pictures of first-timers crying their…