Contextualising the South African government digital landscape, pt. I

Obfuscated. Dense. Deviated.  Muddled. Words that have come to mind while working with South African-based municipal and provincial web domains and their relationship with smart cities. With this second blog post, I will provide my first project update. My updates will provide a crack-in-the-door glimpse on my research so far, providing a slither of light... Continue Reading →


Introduction Persis: pop-culture and the problem of urban classification

It has been a few weeks since I moved into London. The phrase ‘London Town’ rolls over my tongue with an ease I do not understand. How is London, this mammoth metropolis, a town? But the record player in my head goes over song after song and ‘London town’ fits neatly. Didn’t Lily Allen tell... Continue Reading →

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