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Showing posts from September, 2014

Extreme Whisky. Steve Adams from Wild About Whisky in Dullstroom.

I love Wild About Whisky in Dullstroom . Have lost plenty of half days challenging Eve, Steve or Dave to take me on weird and wonderful whisky tours. From what I understand, they also have the second largest collection of whisky (and whiskey?) in the world. Very much worth a stop if you're ever in the area. They're getting involved with the upcoming FNB Whisky Live festival and Steve did an interview with the festival journos. Thought I'd share it with you. Because whisky. What follows is like a "to do" list for Whisky fans. Challenge accepted :) --- snip --- There’s nothing vanilla about whisky… There may be a brand of whisky to suit the tastes of every palate, but when it comes to the golden dram, spirits run high, and competition is great to produce the finest, the rarest, the most intriguing expression of this globally popular drink. What happens when this fierce passion for the category is taken to the extreme? The FNB Whisky Live Festival

ZA Tech Show Episode 314 - Back in Service

After a series of failed recordings, a one-week holiday that entailed a 7-day 700km cycle trip from Johannesburg to Kosi Bay and a Skype call gone bad, Brett Haggard finally gets it together and puts out a new episode. He’s joined by Andy Hadfield and Adam Oxford for a bumper show, all about: The African (and Kenya-specific) startup/tech scene; Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge and Gear S; Sony’s Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact, Smart Watch 3 and SmartBand; Apple’s iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Watch; Apple Pay and what some of the local players think; Mojang getting bought by Microsoft (and Notch’s departure); The Android One programme and why we think it’s cool; and Intel’s Edison and Galileo. Our technology picks of the week are: Adam picks the Asus TF303CL (he’s just bought one); Andy picks: Mention (a mention tracker on the web and in the iOS app store), and the Time Magazine story about ‘Last of Us’ being through the eye of a War Photographer ; and Brett pick