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Axel Bührmann
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Our favorite social network is turning 8 this week! And for an 8-year old, we must say it has achieved quite a lot! From Jack Dorsey’s first tweet to Ellen’s most retweeted selfie in the history, Twitter has gone a long way in the past years. As you can imagine, we’ve been sharing lots of Twitter ...
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#RorschachDoodle I see... gnomes? 
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I see unisex aliens
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Went to Broadacres the day after the fire; the smell smoke was still so very strong (although it could just be a Nando's thing; I don't eat that stuff so I wouldn't know). So many people around. But happy no-one was seriously hurt. I wouldn't be posting this if that had happened.

And in lieu of lightning, this one resonates, my prince. 
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Looked like all of the top floor (Spur side too), and quite a bit of the bottom floor, if not burned, then at least smoke.water damaged.
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I'm very curious to know what you used to make this, Axel?
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That's certainly flicking through the images pretty quick.
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Editor-at-large - Brainstorm - Writer, photographer, stuff and more stuff
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  • LivDigital Independent News
    Writer, photographer, stuff and more stuff, 2013
  • ITP Publishing Group
    Managing editor
  • ZDNet
    Online Editor - South Africa
  • Ziff Davis
    Excutive Editor - South Africa
  • Johnnic
    Freelance Editor
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Franschhoek - Cape Town - Grahamstown - Durban - Windhoek - Gariep
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Photographing since the days of Noah; tech writing just after. World-famous SEO expert for past week
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Editor, writer, photographer, technologist, vlogger, podder... I'm 160+ characters in all.... 

Currently editor-at-large at ITWeb's Brainstorm magazine, Axel Buhrmann has been researching, analysing, writing about all matters digital for many years.

This includes a ten-year stint as managing editor of both the print and on-line versions of Charged Southern Africa magazine, followed by three years at the helm of LivDigital Independent News.

Before this, he was South African editor of various Ziff Davis publications, including the renowned PC Magazine, Inter@active Week, as well as ZDNet Online Africa, one of the earliest local on-line news services.

Prior to that, he wrote for traditional media, including The Star and Financial Mail, and also had extensive experience in traditional or old-school ICT and CE public relations.

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Judging Panel - Siemens Profile Awards
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  • Rhodes University
    Journalism and Media Studies Honours
  • Rhodes University
    Journalism and Media Studies
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January 22
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Twitter is eight: A trip down memory lane - Twitter Counter Blog
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Livdigital Alert - Social media fatigue, cyber-bullying - not kid's play
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PC vendors feel Windows 8's "negative effect"
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Wintel PCs are becoming less likely as an individual’s first choice of computing device for everyday tasks, such as sending e-mail or web br

YouTube - Whats goin on..
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Vodacom brings app store to South Africa | LivDigital Independent News
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Nintendo Wii U invades Africa this week
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It’s the big rollout at the end of this week for Nintendo fans when the gaming company's next-generation gaming console - the Nintendo Wii U

Reviewed: Sony Ericsson Xperia ray – the new fave on the block
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Reviewed by Punk Princess. PP is back, and loving the new Xperia ray!! So, the latest at PunkPrincess HQ is an adorable little device – the

Reviewed: Sony Ericsson Walkman Live
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Our resident teen reviewer, the PunkPrincess, takes a closer look at Sony Ericsson's Walkman Live. Always-on LOUD music: Walkman Live. Sony

This World Cancer Day CANSA calls for a ban on tanning beds for under 18s
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Key South African banks "embrace" Windows 8
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While it remains to be seen whether Windows Phone catches light, the endorsement of these large banks shows significant confidence in the ab

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Microsoft highlights world’s greenest PCs, laptops – and how consumers c...
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From power management to packaging, the tech industry is finding new ways to reduce the environmental impact of computing. It's often said t

Is the social media bubble going to burst? | LivDigital Independent News
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BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet now available from Telkom Business Mobile | L...
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Help your kids stay safe when using smartphones and other mobile devices
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Despite the explosive popularity of smartphones and tablets, particularly Android devices, children are not yet fully aware of the dangers t

What to buy your gamer kid for Christmas - LivDigital Independent News
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Only a few more days to go -- Christmas draws ever so closer and with that Jason Diago looks at some gizmos and pieces you could buy your ga

Tech4Africa’s “Innovation Award” rewards solutions to uniquely African c...
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Sony confirms Skype for PSP Vita | LivDigital Independent News
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Computers will be able to tell social traits from human faces, researche...
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The best doc in Bryanston - no, Gauteng, hands down. :-)
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Noisy construction work at nine pm. Oh, I am still waiting for cutlery from room service two hours later
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