Changing perceptions of Africa, Life Changes Part 1

by oneafrikan on July 31, 2005

I wrote recently about 3 events which I felt were significant in my life, and I’ve finally settled down to write about them. Knowing me this will be the first installment of three. The Live8 concerts. By now, if you’ve (…)

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Seeking Shaka Zulu

by oneafrikan on July 31, 2005

I recently rented the TV series “Shaka Zulu” from Amazon (yes, they do a 4 movie per month rental and it’s better than going to Blockbuster), and really enjoyed it. I’m not a historian, and claim no real working knowledge (…)

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Nerd as Plumber

by oneafrikan on July 29, 2005

_ Fractals of Change: Startup Skills: The Nerd as Plumber At a startup you’ve got to do whatever needs to get done,” I said. But then I remembered to be tactful. “Of course at AT&T, I wouldn’t have spent the (…)

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Read, Learn, and Think Your Way to Success

by oneafrikan on July 29, 2005

_ Read, Learn, and Think Your Way to Success Read, Learn, and Think Your Way to Success From the article below…. Recommended reading. Hat tip: Merlin

On the culture of distraction; one pipe for all interruptions?

by oneafrikan on July 29, 2005

_ 43 Folders: On the culture of distraction; one pipe for all interruptions? Pretty interesting. I’m not sure that emailing within an organisation is the best way to share data. Sure, when you’re forwarding something on, from a customer, partner, (…)

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Joel on Software – Hitting the High Notes

by oneafrikan on July 28, 2005

_ Joel on Software – Hitting the High Notes Once again, Joel elucidates what you should instinctively know, but can’t quite communicate as well. I like the reference to Winamp ‘cos that’s exactly how I felt back in the day, (…)

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SVN on MacOS X

by oneafrikan on July 28, 2005

_ Pretty Pink Ponies Edition%u2026 � SVN on MacOS X I’ve had some issues with SVN lately on Windows and Ubuntu, so found this useful. One day, when I get a Mac, it will be even more useful.