Is Your Relationship With Your Parent So Toxic You Should Cut Ties? – By Christine ByrneMedically Reviewed by Allison Young, MD

The new book by Nickelodeon child star Jennette McCurdy about the abuse she suffered from her mother is sparking lots of conversation. Mental health experts weigh in. By Christine ByrneMedically Reviewed by Allison Young, MD Reviewed: August 19, 2022   The former actor Jennette McCurdy says she’s still processing the trauma she experienced at the hands of her … Read more


If your main concern is scanning a road or room for obstacles or items of interest, Sullivan+ is a reliable app. Its AI software works well and reasonably fast in identifying objects, describing scenes, and reading text. It is free and available on both Android and iOS.  I tested it and it works just fine. … Read more

A dead horse

Ugandan Economist and Author: Elly Twineyo-Kamigusha couldn’t have said it better! When you discover that you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount, bury the horse and get a living horse. However, in Africa more advanced strategies are often employed, such as; Buying a stronger whip Appointing a committee to study … Read more

South Africa Census 2022 – Not Counting The Blind

Written by Hendrik Steyn and Hanif Kruger   In South Africa, a census is conducted every ten years or so. This was supposed to happen in 2021, but it has been pushed back to 2022.   With the Covid-19 pandemic and social distancing, almost everyone would prefer not to be counted face-to-face (do not forget … Read more

CES show highlights: Robo-dogs, self-sailing boat, brain tech

Hyundai Heavy Industries, demonstrates an autonomous boat at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. The CES tech show in Las Vegas closed its 2022 edition on Friday, after pushing ahead with a significantly downsized gathering despite surging Covid cases. Industry behemoths like Amazon and Google stayed away over the virus risk, but the more … Read more