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Business education and the Fourth Industrial Revolution


 

Introducing a new chapter in human development, the Fourth Industrial Revolution represents a tectonic shift in how we learn, work and live. It challenges the traditional route from learning to earning, from degrees to careers. As the scale and speed of change accelerates, it forces us into new ways of thinking, considering how we could […]

What exactly is the 4IR?


 

Last week, Deputy President David Mabuza caused quite a stir, but for all the wrong reasons, when he was quizzed in Parliament about the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and nanotechnology and was unable to provide any answers. Social media was rife with criticism and mockery; Twitter user @DrXiga tweeted: “Deputy president FAILED with distinction to […]

Does the Internet promote self-love?


 

The word narcissism is derived from the Greek mythological figure, Narcissus, who fell in love with his own reflection.  Narcissus was so entranced by his own reflection that it eventually led to his death. He killed himself.  Digital narcissism takes this notion online. The evolution of the Internet took narcissism online and much like the […]

INNOVATION

What exactly is the 4IR?

Last week, Deputy President David Mabuza caused quite a stir, but for all the wrong reasons, when he was quizzed in Parliament about the...

EDUCATION

The Tragedy of Bolivia’s Coup D’etat

What has happened in Bolivia is arguably the worst possible outcome for the masses of the country, who benefited immensely from the policies of...

ECONOMICS

Why I hate the KFC proposal

Much has been made of the impact that social media has had on the youth, human interaction and society at large. This is reflected...