Piet Beukes

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Home to a World of Stories

Bringing you a world of inspiring and thought-provoking stories, Maptia is a collaborative project with photographers, writers, adventurers, and …

Education

North Carolina family helps Habitat revitalize their neighborhood

Barbara Gotay is pushy, in a good sort of way.<p>In the way she uprooted from Puerto Rico to Raleigh, North Carolina, for a better future for her …

Shelf help: six books on global development that will make you think

This time last year, the World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C. featured an exhibit inviting visitors to propose solutions to global poverty. …

Confusing a Country for a Continent: How We Talk About Africa

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Africa has an image problem. Or, put another way, the West has a perception problem. Because when we …

8 Personal Branding Hacks to Increase Your Online Visibility

Becoming interesting isn’t just about learning how to become a good conversationalist. You need stories to tell. And the way you communicate those stories on the Internet is through content.<p><b>Personal branding online is not about you, it’s about your content.</b><p>I realized it early in my career. In every …

Best Photo Applications For Linux

<i>Brief: In this article, we’ll see the best photo software for Linux for various purposes.</i><p>When I last wrote about reasons to switch to Linux, a reader …

How To Test Your Internet Speed From Linux Command Line

Hi <b>linux</b> geek.<p>In this article we will teach you how to test your internet speed from the terminal. What tool are we going to use for the purpose of …

Indian Banks may switch to Linux, rather than taking extended Windows XP Support

As we have reported you earlier that Microsoft is pulling out their Windows XP support after April 8 2014. Since a vast majority of bank ATMs around …

Top 10 Uses for Linux (Even If Your Main PC Runs Windows)

Even if you're a Windows (or Mac) user, knowing how to use Linux is a valuable skill, and it can run a bunch of awesome things in your home—even if …

Raspberry Pi

It’s Time to Make OpenStreetMap Your Only Street Map

By onJanuary 30, 2014 in maps, openstreetmap<p>Today at Telenav we’ve announced that we have acquired skobbler – an OpenStreetMap (OSM) navigation …

Flipboard for Nonprofits and Cause Champions

Inside Flipboard / August 1, 2013<p>Launched last week, Big Ideas is a new category on Flipboard showcasing the people and organizations confronting …