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Nugget (13 July 2021)

Published 13 July 2021

Nugget

Bite size updates on the real important stuff related to Tech, Trends, Business and the Planet.

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Golden Arrow bus services in Cape Town now have two fully electric busses. Well done!

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Cape Town will be participating in the Formula E Tournament (ABB FIA Formula E World Championship) on the 26 February 2022. Formula E is the only sport certified as net-zero carbon since its beginning.

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Durban has taken its first step to ‘go off the grid’. It recently publicised interest in a supply of 400 megawatts of off grid power.

A character of a Smart City will always be its desire to be independent or less reliant on national or global support.

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If you missed Richard Branson space flight (Virgin Galactic spaceflight), here is the catch up video I recommend. Fast forward about 25 minutes to cut the intro. Richard loved his mom and has inspired many people. One of my life goals is to visit ‘Space’. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oi2XLij4NbI

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The African wild dog, or African painted dog, is one of the world's most endangered mammals. There are only 7000 remaining in Africa. Most have been lost due to human-wildlife conflict.

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Some nuggets on VR & AR.

https://sandboxvr.com is an example of international innovation in the field, but what do we have in South Africa?

We do have a few options, unfortunately less than I hoped for: the first one I found called Virtualrealms in Cape Town appears to have shut down. (Based on some Google results: the company appears to have been a casualty of lock down regulations.

It bugs me so much when I hear a business has closed down because of C0v^d. The correct reason is actually because of government imposed regulations. Anyway, I regress. Here is a list of a few very awsum South African businesses well worth checking out.

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Don’t forget to get your copy of Future Thinking 2021, covering:

  • Nature, Us & Technology
  • Natural Disasters and Change
  • Ethical and Sustainable business

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Published 13 July 2021

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