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Good news from the future!

Here Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils the company’s two game-changing new battery products that promise to to help humanity fulfil its energy needs using solar energy only. The problem with solar has always been that we can harness the power of the sun using solar panels, but we have not […]

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Technological disobedience!

When Cuba lost the support of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, its people were forced to rely on their own ingenuity to survive. Technologically, this led them to disassemble and re-engineer the ageing machines they had access to, and to put them to new uses. Ernesto Oroza, a […]

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The People Behind the Street Names

[This piece first appeared in True Love magazine.] By Hagen Engler As our young democracy grows into a vibrant, multicultural society, it’s crucial to remain aware of the contribution made by those who came before us. South African street name policy is that only in exceptional cases will a street […]

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