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Elon and the Techno Boffins

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Coffee in your hands

Words: Terrique Alie Images: I Love Coffee

Signing for coffee orders from deaf baristas is becoming standard practice for ad agency employees at 50 Harrington Street, Cape Town.

October 19, 2018

Sculpture inspired by tech

Words: Laura Jones Images: Standard Bank Wealth And Investment

The artistic journey from barcode technology to clay

October 19, 2018

Lucky 13

Words: Laura Jones & Images: Showmaxone

Trevor Noah has picked 13 funny South Africans for his new series NationWild

October 19, 2018

Cape Town!

WORDS & IMAGES: CLIFFORD ROBERTS

Rediscover your city. On foot.

October 19, 2018

Lola’s drawing pad

WORDS: LAURA JONES • ARTIST & ILLUSTRATOR LOLA BARTLETT

“When I was an angsty teenager I painted my tiny bedroom red, emptying it of everything other than an easel and a mattress …” says Lola Bartlett, artist and illustrator.

September 18, 2018

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Elon and the Techno Boffins

Words: Alicia English & Lungisa Mnqwazi Images: www.spacex.com, commons.wikimedia.org, Courtesy Images

Love him or hate him, technology entrepreneur Elon Musk is among South Africa’s top innovators. However, he is not the only one making a mark in the tech world.

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Building an inclusive South Africa

Words: Stanley Henkeman Image: Getty Images

Stanley Henkeman, executive director of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, discusses his life and work.

City of contradictions

Words: Adriaan Basson Image: Supplied

Never mind the gangs from the Cape Flats, the super-rich ones, who don’t always look the part, are living the life in Clifton, Camps Bay and Constantia.

STOP the rip-off

WORDS: CRAIG WILSON IMAGES: IDREAMXCHANGE, RAIN

Data costs in SA are contentious. Why? Which companies are trying to tackle the problem, and how could the regulator help?