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Be different, or else.

By Ndumiso “The Urban Zulu” Mcube, Digital Strategist Intern

I frequently ask myself what’s the one thing that makes me stand out from other people in my profession. Currently I’m a Digital Strategist Intern at Hellocomputer JHB, and I often wonder what makes me unique from other interns in the same field. We often fall into [...]

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Break.Make.Create. makes its Joburg debut.

The inaugural Break.Make.Create. (#BMC) hackathon took place last year, where 13 teams of designers, creatives, coders and techies came together to battle it out to win R10 000 in our Hack for Music hosted in Cape Town. This year, we’re excited to announce that #BMC is moving up to Johannesburg.
Fitting to the new location, the [...]

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Being the new kid on the block

By Luke Engel, Account Management Intern
College is generally known as a time for young adults to get a little crazy and act a bit irresponsibly – resulting in a few missed classes or a bad mark on an assignment every once in a while. It’s a time where hitting that snooze button on your alarm [...]

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One little word. One big difference.

 
By Abigail Henderson, Strategist

I’d like to take us adults back to a little question we used to ask a lot as toddlers but seem to lose interest in as we mature. Bright-eyed and bushy tailed we’d ask anyone who would listen; “Why?”
What an innocent little question; just one little word. But put a few of [...]

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Technology Trends | How Technology Impacts Our Lives

In this trends report, we look at how technology has changed our lives and business in recent years. From Uber and Airbnb and other sharing economies, to smart cities and crowd-sourcing, the Internet and new technology has made a significant impact on how we function in our society.

Technology Trends | How Technology [...]

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Lessons in Digital: A Copywriter’s perspective

By Inge-Marne Blignaut, Copywriter
 
It all started with a tweet… No, seriously! That’s where my love for digital began. To cut a very long story short, I am obsessed with online competitions. So much so that friends and family told me I should make it a career out of it and so I did. You [...]

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Balancing work and life and everything in between

By Lawrence Jaeger, 3D & Motion Graphic Artist
 
I’ve been playing drums for exactly two thirds of my life. I started when I was eight and fell deeply in love with it. It has always been my dream to play drums for a living. So when I was 12 I started a band. We played metal [...]

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Understanding Java Script

By Mitso Qalaba, Web Developer

Traditionally, the standard skills of a front-end developer were coding in HTML, CSS and JavaScript mostly using the jQuery library. Today, however, JavaScript is the number one programming language in the world. It is the language of the web, and of mobile hybrid apps; it is the language for server side, [...]

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Digital boom calls for increased brand innovation

By Alex Krause, Community Manager

Today there is more digital real estate available than ever, and by tomorrow, there will be even more. In 1993 there were 130 websites in total, 3 years later, in 1996, it had grown to 100,000. 16 years on, in 2012, the internet was host to 634 million individual websites. Although [...]

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3D printing revolutionises modern art

By Dirk Tiffin, 3D Motion Artist

The vast majority of the world marvels at the achievements of 3D printing in science and technology. I’ve seen enough of “Terminator” to know where machines making machines ends up, and it’s awesome. But while we wait for this awesomeness to be achieved, there’s another side to 3D Printing – [...]

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