In Spring Forest Trading CC v Wilberry (Pty) Ltd t/a Ecowash and Another, the Supreme Court of Appeal ("the SCA") held that it was permissible for a written agreement, which required cancellation to be in writing and signed by the parties, to be cancelled by email.
The facts of the case
The parties to the dispute were Wilberry (Pty) Ltd…
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Artificial Intelligence is not yet a reality. But very smart computers are. They’re poised to take over all sorts of routine, repetitive tasks. After all, a robot doesn’t make mistakes, it can’t get tired and slack off, it won’t lack motivation, and it doesn’t hurt that it can’t lie or steal…Continue
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I found this article on Smashing Magazine's website.
The points are (with my comments in brackets)
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According to an article in Ventureburn by Stephen Timm
The percentage of adult South Africans involved in starting a business has plunged by 34% since last year, a new report shows.
The Global Entrepreneur Monitor (GEM) global report for…Continue
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Although our brains and fingers are most familiar with the QWERTY layout of a keyboard, it really isn’t such a smart design when you think about it. I mean, how often do you use the letter Q?
So, i ask myself - will this new keyboard be usable? Can it be that our minds have been set on the current QWERTY keyboard layout and won't be able to adapt?
I will download, install and have a look at it and post my thoughts.
A UX Specialist is...
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James Fisher, Qlik VP Global Product Marketing and an analytics geek who is passionate about customer success.
Unlike human perception, computing is linear: systems are built to follow the rules exactly as outlined. If it isn’t a yes, then it must be a no. We…Continue
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By Ian Henderson, CTO at Rubric
Companies that target consumers in different languages, markets and cultures need to establish a blueprint for how they translate key words and phrases into other languages to avoid terminology spiraling out of control.
As more content is created, translations can quickly become inconsistent and inappropriate if there is no system to harvest, standardise and integrate your company and industry terminology across the business.…Continue
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South African-based company Nomanini has created a mobile point of sale terminal and cloud-based distribution platform that is fundamentally changing the nature of the prepaid voucher industry in informal markets.
This is according to the latest case study from…
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Seed funding totaling R6.5million has been allocated to develop 12 innovative Western Cape ideas – the 12 innovators were all recipients of Design Innovation Seed Fund (DISF) grants at an event at the Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI) today.
The DISF is a joint fund between the Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism and the Technology Innovation Agency. It is project managed by the Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI). A total of 151 applications were…Continue
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So often UX (user experience) teams are asked to VET systems or applications AFTER BRS's & FRS's (Business Requirement Specification, Functional Requirement Specification) have been completed.
The UX guys must just check the new system (or application) to make sure it's user friendly.
I focus on the experience a user has when using a new system (or application) and i use a User Centered Design (UCD) methodology to do…Continue
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The Challenge takes place on the 5th & 6th of May in Cape Town.
The conference will provide an exclusive opportunity to discover effective enterprise solutions, as well as sharing experiences with various industry sector peers from industries including finance, telecoms and IT, Government, transport, manufacturing,retail and healthcare to name a few.
The format of the CIO Challenge is based on interaction and over 2 days, the audience will hear from industry…
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In another move to help South African commuters by using mobile technology, GoMetro has launched a service for commuters to initiate an email to their employers from a delayed train - no matter their device type. This button has been designed for the South African developing environment for users who do not have email addresses and are accessing train times and delays on older phones - they don’t even need an internet connection.
Employees on their way to…Continue
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