Sam Van Heerden
Experienced writer and researcher with a Bachelor of Journalism (Rhodes University), MSc Philosophy (University of Edinburgh), and MA Philosophy (Rhodes University).
7 published posts
Does your Twitter bring you joy? On taking back our social media feeds with Prune Your Follows Founder Benedicte Raae
Social media can be a treasure trove of exciting conversations, people, and networks, but it can quickly become overwhelming or dull -- especially if...
Discovering Virtual Reality’s Training Potential with VRAI Managing Director, Pat O’Connor
When people learn how to fly a plane, engage in combat, or work on sea rigs in stormy conditions, they will often be sent...
Is your inbox overflowing with unwanted e-mails? Gated CMO Melissa Moody talks about taking back our attention and quieting the digital noise
Mailboxes are often overwhelming nowadays, with messages coming in from every corner of the internet to vie for your attention. While sending out millions...
Bringing Communities Together Through Virtual Worlds: MAY.Social CSO Edward Yang Talks to Us About the Social Metaverse
The metaverse has quickly become a hot topic since Facebook changed to Meta last year, heralding in the new future of online social platforms....
Say Goodbye to Back Pain with this Posture Correcting App: Zen CEO Daniel James on the Power (and Privacy) of Health Tech
Good posture helps you breathe, keeps you alert, and protects your spine. But sitting all day in an office job can wreak havoc on...
Virtual Change Rooms for Online Shoppers: ZILIO Co-founder Anthony Kwok on the Future of Fashion eCommerce
Shopping for clothes online has become a staple for many. Gone are the days of taking a trip to the mall and spending hours...
Learning to Remember: Digemy Founder Kobus Louw Discusses the Importance of Creating a Meaningful Learning Experience Through Ed-Tech
To be successful, a company must train employees to do their jobs. There are many EduTech platforms that aim to show staff the ropes....