Tag: Internet

Four reasons these African countries may not be ready to Netflix and chill

South African flag on keyboard key next to Netflix on key

Last month, Netflix launched its service globally — to the joy of people in 130 countries across the world. Now that Netflix is available across Africa, it’s about time to note problems the service can encounter.   Existence of other channels Netflix may be a global name, but there are a number of quality internet… Read More

Facebook’s Internet.org set to launch in Nigeria

Along with seven mobile phone companies, Facebook has been leading a project to introduce internet access throughout regions that currently don’t have easy access to connectivity.   On their website, the Internet.org initiative defines themselves as “a Facebook-led initiative bringing together technology leaders, nonprofits and local communities to connect the two thirds of the world… Read More

Hot Topics in Health: Brain-to-Brain Interfacing May Be the Future of Communication

It’s not always easy to vocalize your thoughts, but an inability to do so unfortunately means an inability to communicate effectively with others. But what if you could communicate without a single word? What if you could communicate with nothing but your thoughts themselves?   In successfully replicating direct brain-to-brain communication between individuals, it seems… Read More

Foul-Mouthed Feminism: Why The “F-Bombs for Feminism” Campaign Is Not How We Should Be Addressing Women’s Rights Issues

Throughout history, individuals seeking to address major social and political issues have employed a variety of methods and approaches in their efforts. Of course, it can only be assumed that with such a multitude of platforms and a strong freedom in how one chooses to use them, there are sure to be instances of serious… Read More

Not the Same Old Social Network: How Fitbay is Changing the Experience of Shopping Online

Online shopping is a blessing — one with the potential of turning into a complete disaster. In other words, we love online shopping for its convenience, its endless variety of products, and its ability to let us hunt for the best deals. On the flip side, we hate that we can never know exactly what… Read More