Discover the big ideas that are changing the world. Fast Company SA showcases innovative and creative ideas that could change the world we live in today.


24.11.2023 | 12:54 PM

How Microsoft turned the OpenAI-Sam Altman lemon-like situation into a marketing lemonade

23.11.2023 | 09:39 AM

The ChatGPT boss returns to OpenAI: The Other view

21.11.2023 | 07:48 AM

Why Microsoft seems to be the winner in the OpenAI battle?

20.11.2023 | 12:41 PM

Why the Open AI war matters for everyone

20.11.2023 | 07:56 AM

Sam Altman will not come back at OpenAI, Emmett Shear is in

18.11.2023 | 11:27 AM

Is Sam Altam irreplaceable?

18.11.2023 | 04:14 AM

Sam Altman has been fired as CEO of ChatGPT parent company OpenAI

17.11.2023 | 10:24 AM

Here’s how Apple makes money. Hint: non-hardware

17.11.2023 | 06:46 AM

Eric Spofford: From Overcoming Addiction to Achieving Massive Real Estate Success

16.11.2023 | 06:50 AM

The Future of the Fridge according to Whirlpool

15.11.2023 | 02:08 PM

Huawei Joins AfricaCom 2023 and Advocates for Accelerating Digital Africa for a Prosperous and Sustainable Continent

14.11.2023 | 01:15 PM

This dating App may use AI to limit relationship challenges

13.11.2023 | 01:11 PM

Meet the Ai Pin: An AI hardware that may change how you use computers

10.11.2023 | 09:47 AM

AI Pin: The possible iPhone killer is here, brought to you by the former Apple veteran

10.11.2023 | 09:42 AM

Obediah Ayton, Director of Dhabi Hold Co, to add to the UAE’s $23B of Foreign Investment

09.11.2023 | 02:34 PM

Airbnb just simplified ways to find the best place

08.11.2023 | 12:24 PM

This ground-breaking tech could finally bring a sense of touch to virtual reality

08.11.2023 | 08:04 AM

17th ICT Summit: The Tech event to hack Eastern Cape challenges

08.11.2023 | 06:56 AM

How Shoprite Group is leading a retail sector technology revolution

06.11.2023 | 08:51 PM

Open AI announces the next version of ChatGPT

All Impact Stories

Mandela Lessons for the Tech and AI Driven World

On Friday last week Elon Musk hosted a Twitter Spaces session to outline the vision of his Artificial Intelligences company (xAI) and an alternative to ChatGPT. On the same day, I had the privilege of […]

Why talk about National Health Insurance and Tech for delivery of health care?

South Africa has an opportunity to deliver one of the most innovative health systems solutions in the African continent. The National Health Insurance can serve as a catalyst for the transformation of SA’s health system […]

Toyin-Ann Yerifor – Creating a Healthy and Sustainable Home: Design Considerations for Improved Wellbeing

As our world becomes more conscious of the impact of human activity on the environment, people are starting to prioritize sustainable practices in their everyday lives. One area where this shift is becoming increasingly visible […]

The Big Ethical AI Debate

The rush to deploy powerful new generative AI technologies, such as ChatGPT, has raised alarms about potential harm and misuse. The law’s glacial response to such threats has prompted demands that the companies developing these […]

The EU Regulator shows Meta (Facebook) some teeth

The European Union, a market of 400 million consumers spread across 26 different countries, has become the world’s most dogged tech watchdog, as evidenced by a recent fine levied against Meta. On Monday, the Irish […]

Huawei calls for solar industry to work together on high-quality PV benchmarks

Huawei has called on players across the solar industry to come together to develop high-quality solar PV benchmarks. The call, which was issued by Mr. Xia Hesheng, President of Huawei Sub-Saharan Africa’s Digital Power Business […]

Huawei pledges to work with partners in the renewable energy era

Huawei Digital Power has held its FusionSolar 2023 Channel Partner Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, during which the tech giant released its latest sustainable energy solutions for residential and industrial applications. Xia Hesheng, President of […]

Going Paperless – CargoX to Plant 10,000 Trees as Electronic Trade Documentation Takes Root

Every year, thousands of trees are used for one specific purpose: to create bills of lading. These critical ocean freight documents historically have only been accepted as paper documents, with digital transformation lagging in the […]

The History of Water As A Weapon

Experts and leaders will soon come together in the thousands at the first UN conference dedicated to water in nearly half a century. At the conference, which begins March 22 in New York, delegates will […]

Naspers Foundry is Dead, Here’s the next (ideal) fund

More than 100 years ago, a group of Afrikaner men met in Stellenbosch to form a publishing entity that would support their cause. After many years of operating as a publishing company it transitioned into […]

Mira Murati: The woman behind ChatGPT on how AI is remaking society

Generative AI leapt from research labs to users’ hands over the past several months, spurred by the November launch of ChatGPT from San Francisco-based OpenAI, which is also behind the breakout image-generating tool Dall-E and […]

Major 2022 health breakthroughs to watch in 2023

A one-time infusion to cure a rare genetic blood disorder. A whole human genome sequenced in just five hours. A child’s incurable cancer sent into remission via gene editing. Just a few years ago, these […]

Lessons from the UCT Online High School 1st Year

The UCT Online High school has just completed its first year of operations marking an important milestone in the history of online education in South Africa. When the school was launched UCT Vice Chancellor,Prof. Mamokgethi […]

Tech is not the only Answer to Connect the Unconnected

Leaders in the telecommunications sector gathered in Cape Town last week for the AfricaCom event to talk about all things connectivity. The gathering is considered the largest digital infrastructure event in Africa focusing on connecting […]

This restaurant builds its entire menu around food from trash

Every week for the past six weeks, the menu has changed at a San Francisco restaurant and wine bar called Shuggie’s Trash Pie. That’s because the ingredients depend in part on what farmers plan to […]

This Ad campaign wants you to stop buying new Levi’s jeans

A new video that is part of Levi’s multiyear “Buy Better, Wear Longer” campaign, features a man buying a pair of 501 jeans in the 1970s and wearing them to the disco. The jeans are […]

How Smartphone companies can build long-lasting devices?

Most people have more than one smartphone due to new smartphones being introduced to the market yearly or even twice a year. To address this challenge some smartphone manufacturers designed deals that allow consumers to […]

Patagonia re-invention is changing everything

Since Patagonia’s founding in 1973, Yvon Chouinard and his family have been its owners. Now, almost 50 years later, the company is announcing that the Chouinards are transferring all ownership to two newly created entities […]

See More Stories