When Inspiration Calls, Brayden Bugazzi Listens

When Los Angeles based artist Brayden Bugazzi was growing up, he was obsessed with Jim Henson. “I used to sculpt clay puppet heads, and would make a cast of them, and render latex puppets that I would paint. My first dream was to be one of his artists, maybe I could have been an artist […]

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No business, no boozing, no casual sex: when Togo turned off the internet

n 5 September, at about 10am, the government of Togo cut off the internet. The plan was to limit the threat from a growing number of young people around the country who were mobilising online and talking of toppling the government.  Togo’s president, Faure Gnassingbé, at the presidential palace in Lomé following confirmation of his third term […]

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When gorillas are a national treasure and inspiration

Last week I had the huge honor of participating in Rwanda’s Kwita Izina gorilla-naming ceremony —an annual event organized by the Rwanda Development Board to celebrate and name the infant gorillas born during the previous year.  What started 13 years ago as a one-day ceremony has evolved into an entire week of events focused on […]

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OnePlus 5 Users Complain of ‘Jelly Effect’ When Scrolling; OnePlus Says It’s Aware of the Issue

OnePlus 5 was launched just a week ago, and early adopters have already started pointing out issues with the smartphone, specifically with the camera and Wi-Fi. Now, some OnePlus 5 users report that the smartphone goes through some sort of a ‘jelly effect’ while scrolling the Web. Users report that while scrolling through webpages or their Twitter feed, content takes a […]

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OnePlus 5 owners are reporting a “jelly” effect when scrolling

OnePlus 5 owners have begun reporting a very particular issue, one that may be difficult to notice at first. When scrolling on a web page or Twitter feed, you may be able to notice that some of the contents of the feed may take a little longer to catch up to the rest of it, creating […]

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Ditch these kitchen gadgets and shortcuts when cooking

Seperating an egg yolk from the white by using a plastic water bottle is one of the worst ways you could attempt to do it.  (VINCE TALOTTA / TORONTO STAR) | ORDER THIS PHOTO   Not all kitchen shortcuts are equal. The Internet (or your aunt Mabel) has a million ideas for making cooking easier or faster, […]

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MOBILES ‘NOT PROTECT​ED’ WHEN SHOPPING ONLINE

Almost 24 million Britons use their mobile to shop, and nearly 23 million use internet banking services, the poll for Virgin Mobile found, but just 34% have protected their phone with software. Meanwhile, 17% of Britons admit to storing their passwords on their mobile phone. Of these, 43% save passwords in the Notes app, 28% […]

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How To Avoid SEO And UX Disasters When Migrating Or Redesigning Your Website

POST WRITTEN BY Eric Samson Founder of Group8A, a boutique consulting firm focused on developing and executing integrated marketing and digital solutions. Migrating or redesigning a website can be a boon to any online business and their users. When doing so, there is ample opportunity to target and ameliorate issues that might be plaguing your users’ […]

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30 Things You’ll Need When Opening Your First Retail Store

Thinking of opening your first retail store? No matter what you intend to sell, you’ll need a lot of different supplies to make your store look professional and welcoming to your customers. Below is a checklist of items that can get you started on building a retail store that customers will love. Opening Your First Retail […]

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Does Facebook Have a Double Standard When It Comes to Small Business Advertisers?

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) as been accused of double standards when it comes to advertising after it repeatedly refused one small business’ attempts to launch an online ad campaign because the company sold Airsoft guns. Facebook’s advertising policy clearly states that paid posts cannot promote items such as “weapons, ammunition, or explosives.” And according to a member of […]

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