Humour: ’n Boer maak ‘n plan

by oneafrikan on May 28, 2009

This was too good not to post! A shop owner in Brakpan , South Africa , was tired of people breaking into his yard/shop so he came up with the idea of shaving his dog like a lion. Everyone in (…)

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Reflections on South Africa, 7 years on

by oneafrikan on May 21, 2009

I’ve just had the privilege of spending some time in South Africa, my longest trip there in 7 years, and I must say it’s been a totally different experience than I had anticipated. I’ve come away much, much, much more (…)

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Jaunty Jackalope upgrade issues – evolution, window decoration, workspace switcher, ALT-TAB not working

by oneafrikan on May 19, 2009

Anyone having any issues with evolution, their keyboard shortcuts or window decoration, after an upgrade to Jaunty Jackalope? [updated: my solution, at least for now, at the bottom] Am finding the following so far, with visual (desktop) effects set to (…)

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Are you an entrepreneur?

by oneafrikan on May 8, 2009

Great article from Harvard Business: _ MBAs vs. Entrepreneurs: Who Has the Right Stuff for Tough Times? – Bill Taylor – HarvardBusiness.org Ultimately, she says, entrepreneurs begin with three simple sets of resources: “Who they are” — their values, skills, (…)

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Why I won’t use GoDaddy again

by oneafrikan on May 8, 2009

On Wednesday I was renewing domains that are registered with GoDaddy, so I go to the cart page where I can review the cost, and see that there is a line item for “private” (domains are registered with DomainsByProxy so (…)

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What is your next action?

by oneafrikan on May 6, 2009

I’ve been working a lot lately on trying to streamline and rationalise everything in my head, for various reasons, and have found that the difference between projects and actions can be blurry when thinking of things broadly. The killer has (…)

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