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World's first space hotel set to open in 2027
World's first space hotel set to open in 2027Article

Called Voyager Station, the project will be built by Orbital Assembly Corporation which describes itself as "the world's first large-scale space construction company"...

17 Mar 2021

#PulpNonFiction: Stranger than (science) fiction, how to get a head start on the future
#PulpNonFiction: Stranger than (science) fiction, how to get a head start on the futureArticle

In an age where fake news is a stranger to truth, and truth stranger than fiction, Bronwyn Williams provides insights as to why books and their authors are vital to understanding trends...

Bronwyn Williams 3 Aug 2020

rett Rogers, culture lead at Cape Town advertising agency HaveYouHeard and content curator for In_
#BizTrends2020: Pop culture and its drivers in 2020Article

When it comes to the youth segment, the drivers of popular culture hinge on their expression of themselves within the Zeitgeist, and are often a rebellion and reaction against the dominant forces trying to shape them...

Brett Rogers 19 Dec 2019

EurAfrican Forum 2019.
Creating a prosperous, sustainable future for AfricaArticle

EurAfrican Forum 2019: With the contribution of 40 international speakers, the Forum had the participation of 450 participants, from 17 European countries and 24 African countries...

23 Jul 2019

What the latest technological innovation means for the future of retail
What the latest technological innovation means for the future of retailArticle

With neverending technological innovation, what will retail look like in the next 20 to 30 years?

Maroefah Smith 2 Jul 2019

Futureproof yourself with STEM for these 7 careers that could exist in 2050
Futureproof yourself with STEM for these 7 careers that could exist in 2050Article

While many of today's occupations will continue to be a part of the future - some will transform into something entirely new or disappear altogether...

18 Jun 2019

Private news, automation and the Moon: A peek into 2019
Private news, automation and the Moon: A peek into 2019Article

2018 was full of surprises and 2019 will have many more, says Andries Brink...

10 Jan 2019

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Are you living curiously in a world of constant innovation?Article

In a world of constant innovation, business leaders need to engage in curious conversations to uncover new ways to live and work and offers insight five benefits of engaging in curious conversations...

Joy-Marie Lawrence 26 Nov 2018

One of two possibilities
One of two possibilitiesArticle

Think about what can be accomplished in just 66 years. Woah! But be warned, physics promises an "anti-woah" for every "woah"...

Peter Horszowski, Issued by Pert Industrials 20 Nov 2018

Adriana Marais, head of innovation at SAP Africa
A sea of data - but not a drop to drinkArticle

Life as we know it requires water to survive...

Adriana Marais 27 Aug 2018

South by Southwest film festival from a South African creative's perspective
South by Southwest film festival from a South African creative's perspectiveArticle

This year's South by Southwest film festival was "some kind of collective consciousness" according to Daniel Schoeman, creative technologist at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris...

Jessica Tennant 23 Apr 2018

#EntrepreneurMonth: Entrepreneurs in the corporate world
#EntrepreneurMonth: Entrepreneurs in the corporate worldArticle

Entrepreneurship is widely celebrated. Since 2010, National Entrepreneur's Day on 19 November has been presidentially proclaimed in the USA and has now been joined by National Entrepreneurship Month (November), National Entrepreneurship Week and Small Business Saturday.

Auguste Coetzer 2 Nov 2017

#TourismMonth: What are the travel jobs of the future?
#TourismMonth: What are the travel jobs of the future?Article

With self-drive cars, hyperloops, and holograms all on the immediate horizon, we can look forward to a range of new travel roles in the near future...

13 Sep 2017

Having more, owning less: how to fight throwaway culture
Having more, owning less: how to fight throwaway cultureArticle

Until the advent of cheap credit and cheaper item costs, for many consumers in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s rental was the most accessible way of obtaining products such as televisions, video recorders and washing machines that were high cost and frequently required repair...

Christine Cole and Alex Gnanapragasam 4 Aug 2017

New Glenn: Reusable, vertical-landing booster, 3.85 million pounds thrust.
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Bezos sells US$1bn in Amazon stock yearly to pay for rocket firmArticle

WASHINGTON - Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos said he is selling $1 billion in stock of his retail giant Amazon each year to finance his rocket company, Blue Origin, which aims to carry tourists to space by 2018...

10 Apr 2017

#OntheBigScreen: Space travel & teen angst
#OntheBigScreen: Space travel & teen angstArticle

The following films have been released this week: Hacksaw Ridge, Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life, Passengers, Snaaks Genoeg and Why Him?

Daniel Dercksen 20 Dec 2016

Catch an autonomous flying drone to work
Catch an autonomous flying drone to workArticle

International aerodynamics corporation Airbus is at the forefront of the air and space travel industry. While currently focused on setting up...

Kate Walker 25 Aug 2016

Jeff McNeill via  - Boeing 747-8
Boeing eyes rivals as it turns 100Article

Boeing, creator of some of the world's most iconic aircraft of the 20th century, commemorated its centennial facing multiple challenges to remain at the forefront of global aerospace innovation...

18 Jul 2016

Gareth Pon. Image © Roy Potterill
#AfricaMonth: How to capture consumers' attentionArticle

Who better than the continent's top Instagrammer to let us in on the importance of visual identity and helping brands make better use of Instagram? I got him to put down the lens for a few minutes and share a handful of exclusive tips...

Leigh Andrews 16 May 2016

SA architecture set for overhaul
SA architecture set for overhaulArticle

The SA architectural industry is changing so radically and with such speed that current business practices will be virtually unrecognisable a decade from now...

6 May 2016

Five ways innovation can accelerate in a world without money
Five ways innovation can accelerate in a world without moneyArticle

What would happen to creativity and innovation if we could wave a magic wand and make budgetary limitations go away? Here's how innovation can accelerate in a world without money...

Chemory Gunko 4 May 2016

Ballantine's launches the Space Glass
Ballantine's launches the Space GlassArticle

Ballantine's has created a Space Glass that is engineered to work in microgravity, with the assistance of James Parr who is convinced it heralds a new era of open-source space design and a landmark for the future of whisky...

21 Sep 2015

Louise Burgers
The next decade of disruptionArticle

As a teenager in the 1980s, I had high expectations of the future, like, in the Year 2000...

Louise Marsland 27 Jun 2014

Tesla patents available to 'open source movement'
Tesla patents available to 'open source movement'Article

WASHINGTON, USA: Electric car manufacturer has Tesla announced it was giving up its patents on technology used in its vehicles to "the open source movement," to help spur electric vehicle technology.

17 Jun 2014

Axe to launch second South African into space
Axe to launch second South African into spaceArticle

What comes to mind when thinking of the sexiest most manly hero archetype? Brain surgeon? Sure. Fire-fighter? Of course. Air force pilot? Oh yeah (gotta love a man in uniform), but an astronaut - now that's just on another level. Or so the marketing team at Axe would like us to think, an astronaut trumps all in making the girls swoon.

Ruth Cooper 20 Aug 2013

[SXSW 2013] A brief overview
[SXSW 2013] A brief overviewArticle

Anyone who knows anything about SXSW knows that it is a frenzied week of interactive conferences, film and music. This year it is even bigger as its the 20th anniversary of the event, which means there are over 5 000 events in the city of Austin, Texas.

Keenan Harduth 14 Mar 2013

Axe launches Apollo campaignArticle

In a worldwide campaign, Axe is looking for 22 young people to join the Axe Apollo Space Academy (AASA) with space futurist and one of the first men to walk on the moon, Buzz Aldrin and one of these entrants is guaranteed to be a South African.

14 Jan 2013

"Curiosity" has landed: Siemens helps NASA usher in a new era in space exploration
"Curiosity" has landed: Siemens helps NASA usher in a new era in space explorationArticle

At 0732 CET, when NASA's 900kg Mars rover "Curiosity" landed, stirred up red dust, and transmitted the first research results back to Earth, it became clear that the mission is a success, and the technology used can withstand even the harshest conditions. The foundation for this success had already been laid in the previous months and years.

6 Aug 2012

Giltedge gets accreditation for Virgin's space travel
Giltedge gets accreditation for Virgin's space travelArticle

Giltedge Travel in Cape Town has been selected as an accredited agent for Virgin Galactic's space travel. Sir Richard Branson, inspired by the lunar landings he witnessed as a child, had been looking for technology that would enable the Virgin Group to provide safe and affordable space travel to the masses since the early 1990's.

4 May 2012

Scenar technology, a natural stimulant to weak points
Scenar technology, a natural stimulant to weak pointsArticle

Scenar technology, originally from Russia, first became available in South Africa eight years ago. Scenar SA distributes this non-invasive, drug-free medical technology which is said to treat a range of illnesses, injuries, acute and chronic pain.

3 Oct 2011

Iziko Planetarium hosts SkySkanArticle

SkySkan, digital planetarium technology company, will be hosted by the Iziko Planetarium from 3-11 September 2011. The Iziko Planetarium and SkySkan will offer audiences the opportunity to experience fully immersive full-dome planetarium presentations.

7 Sep 2011

Branson launching digital magazine for iPad
Branson launching digital magazine for iPadArticle

SAN FRANCISCO: British tycoon Richard Branson will unveil a digital magazine tailored for viewing on Apple's popular iPad tablet computers, according to press conference invitations.

25 Nov 2010

From outer space to the eye clinic: new cataract early detection technique
From outer space to the eye clinic: new cataract early detection techniqueArticle

A compact fibre-optic probe developed for the space program has now proven valuable for patients in the clinic as the first non-invasive early detection device for cataracts, the leading cause of vision loss worldwide.

16 Jan 2009

An “out of this world” campaignArticle

PARIS: The consumer experience of a brand transcends mere advertising. With this in mind, JWT Paris recently launched a two-phase integrated multimedia campaign to accompany the launch of the new Kit Kat, a Nestlé product for the past 35 years – with a chance to win a trip into outer space.

4 Feb 2008

A frontier spiritArticle

If billionaire cosmonaut and philanthropist Mark Shuttleworth has his way, free internet technology will revolutionise the innovation platform on, and rate at, which knowledge is created and transferred across the globe. But there's a sting in the tail.

Malcolm Ray 5 Jul 2007

FCB Cape Town 'skitter' at the PendoringsArticle

FCB Cape Town repeated its lavish performance of last year at this year's Pendoring awards for excellence in Afrikaans advertising at Vodaworld in Midrand. Besides harvesting six gold awards, its creative director Francois de Villiers also waltzed away with the coveted Prestige Award, winning himself an overseas study bursary courtesy of kykNET.

3 Sep 2006

Pendoring finalists very creative, says international judgeArticle

The list of finalists in this year's Pendoring competition for excellence in Afrikaans advertising is overshadowed by FCB Cape Town and Johannesburg, which have 19 finalists, while Net#work BBDO has three finalists and The Jupiter Drawing Room has two. The Johannesburg agencies Hunt Lascaris have four, and Ogilvy, Joe Public and Lobedu Leo Burnett three, two and two finalists respectively.

28 Jul 2006

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