Simon Van Der Merwe

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Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

MASTERCLASS: Bernard Swanepoel: A rational view of South Africa - for today and tomorrow.

Bernard Swanepoel offers a rational perspective of where South Africa is today; offering some very powerful alternative views, including criticising …

Gadget turns DJI drone into a handheld camera

People who own a GoPro Karma drone are already able to remove its camera/gimbal, attach them to the included Karma Grip, and use them to shoot …

All 51 startups that debuted at Y Combinator W17 Demo Day 2

More than 15,000 founders from 7,200 startups applied to this batch of Y Combinator. It chose just over 100, with founders from 22 countries, to go through its accelerator program. Today, the second half of those companies launched onstage, and we have breakdowns of all 51 of these businesses.<p>Oh, …

Startups

Charge all your devices without all those wires with the Magfast Family

People want what they want, and apparently, that’s a charging system that doesn’t involve a lot of cords, cables, and tangles. On March 21, the …

Let there be cheap light: $1 LED bulbs and $6.99 dimmable LEDs

We thought that the Nanoleaf Bloom was a nifty idea, but too expensive when it first came out at $40. But for $6.99, this dimmable LED is a much smarter buy. That's what EarthLED is charging for this dimmable LED bulb, and you even get free shipping. The Nanoleaf Bloom is a great pick for home …

The weird thing that happens when companies get bigger than 150 people

WASHINGTON - The dynamics of companies change fundamentally when they exceed roughly 150 people, in ways that startup founders can struggle to …

South African Central Bank 'Open' to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

South Africa's central bank is "open" to cryptocurrencies and blockchain, according to new statements from its governor.<p>In a speech today at a …

South Africa

The most jaw-dropping drone photography of the year, selected by National Geographic

Dronestagram, a photo-sharing community dedicated to the aerially-minded, has just released the winners of its third International Drone Photography Contest. The winning photos, all shot by drones, were selected by National Geographic editors from thousands of entries.<p>Each showcases a different …

Photography

Xiaomi just released a teaser hinting at a drone release

Xiaomi might be getting into drones. The company posted a mysterious lil' baby flying device on its Weibo page last night, which might be its first official hint at a foray into the drone game. Look at the thing! It looks like a maple tree seed! The poster doesn't give us much to go off, but …

Wonderful Shapeshifting Platformer Ecotone Out Now

In level one you can’t jump. A few stages later the controls get reversed. Further on, you <i>can</i> jump but are tasked with steering two characters …

Grim Fandango - Year 2, metal detector, forklift, VIP pass, betting slips, dog tags, baster

When we next catch up with Manny at the start of the second year, he's running his own business in Rubacava. First thing's first, make your way into …

Tools

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