Content delivery network: RSAWEB’s AfriCDN, giving it a go

I’ve been looking around for a content delivery network that has a point I presence (POP) in South Africa for quite a while now without much success. What is a content delivery network or CDN? A CDN is basically a network of servers that delivers media and static content to users as close to their geographical location as possible. A real world example of this would be buying a pizza: naturally it would be quicker and easier to buy it from the pizza place down the road than the one on a...

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Ford Focus ST Exprience

Ford ST Experience – Win a Trip to Europe and More

So a friend of mine, Dale (@idale on Twitter), sent me an email about a little campaign he set up for the launch of the new Ford Focus ST. To cut a very long story short you just need to do the following: You go to stexperience.co.za Read about the great prizes like getting driven around a race track by a pro driver or winning a trip to Germany (Ford factory tour) and getting driven around another race track that exists somewhere in Belgium (Ford secret testing location). You click enter and...

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Mandela Day – Simple Acts of Kindness

I’m really looking forward to Mandela Day this year. I’m hoping that millions of people get involved and literally change this nation. Mandela Day is a call to action for individuals – for people everywhere – to take responsibility for changing the world into a better place, one small step at a time, just as Mr Mandela did for more than 67 years. Start by devoting 67 minutes to community service on Mandela Day, on July 18 each year. If you do not know what you’re going to...

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10fastfingers

Test your typing skill with 10FastFingers

I was looking around for websites built with the Twitter Bootstrap framework and came up with a gem. Not really for its design (which isn’t to0 bad) but mostly for its coolness factor. Pretty much, 10FastFingers is a website where you can test your typing speed and compete with other people all around the world. I just liked the idea of seeing how fast I could type and training 10 fingers to type a whole lot faster. Try it out and let me know what scores you get in the comments below or...

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