Impact

News

22.01.2021 | 10:19 AM

6 ways to be seen as more powerful at work

22.01.2021 | 09:47 AM

Will we be able to update the Covid vaccine if the virus mutates too much?

21.01.2021 | 05:02 PM

Why Tech Workers need writing skills

21.01.2021 | 11:41 AM

Tech giants teaming up with healthcare companies to develop digital ‘vaccine passports’

21.01.2021 | 11:07 AM

4 fun ways to socialise remotely

21.01.2021 | 09:57 AM

7 Climate actions by Biden on first day

20.01.2021 | 03:15 PM

The rise, fall and future of the online platform Trump followers are fond of

20.01.2021 | 01:38 PM

Twitter, Facebook, and Google could combat disinformation with this simple design tweak

19.01.2021 | 12:23 PM

Do wealthy people practice more social distancing?

18.01.2021 | 12:30 PM

Apple planning possible subscription service

18.01.2021 | 10:22 AM

7 tips for creating a successful side hustle

16.01.2021 | 11:14 AM

WhatsApp will no longer change policy for now

14.01.2021 | 11:02 AM

Big Thinkers on the World beyond Coronavirus

13.01.2021 | 12:10 PM

YouTube nurtures African talent through #YouTubeBlackVoices fund

13.01.2021 | 10:45 AM

This is how to always win an argument, according to science

12.01.2021 | 12:12 PM

3 rules for building a strong remote company

12.01.2021 | 11:50 AM

Why you shouldn’t multitask on Zoom meetings

11.01.2021 | 04:59 PM

There’s (almost) nothing you can do about WhatsApp & Facebook

11.01.2021 | 12:48 PM

Hyundai and Apple set to sign electric car deal

11.01.2021 | 12:38 PM

7 podcasts to make you more productive in 2021

All Impact Stories

YouTube nurtures African talent through #YouTubeBlackVoices fund

This week, YouTube released its inaugural class of African content creators set to receive a grant for the development of their channels from the global #YouTubeBlackVoices Fund. In addition to the grant earmarked for content […]

Hyundai and Apple set to sign electric car deal

Hyundai and Apple plan to sign a partnership deal on autonomous electric cars by March and start production around 2024 in the United States, local newspaper Korea IT News reported on Sunday. The report follows […]

7 podcasts to make you more productive in 2021

Would it be fair to say that 2020 was a bit . . . eh, underwhelming? Is that a diplomatic way to categorize it? So, we’ve all gotten used to working from home. With any […]

The Untold History of N-95 Mask

It’s hard to think of a symbol of COVID-19 more fraught than the N95 respirator. The mask fits tightly around the face and is capable of filtering 95% of airborne particles, such as viruses, from […]

How to set goals for 2021 in the face of uncertainty

Typically the start of a new year brings a natural renewed enthusiasm for goal setting. The final digit of the year is turning, and you’re looking ahead to a hopeful new 12 months, refreshed and […]

Inside the world’s first over-the-counter Covid-19 test

Soon, people in the US will be able to pick up a rapid antigen test for COVID-19 from their local store without a prescription, test themselves, and process the results at home. The Ellume COVID-19 […]

Poorer countries may have to wait until 2022 to get the vaccine

As doses of the first COVID-19 vaccine begin to roll out in the US now, the estimate is that younger, healthy people may have to wait a few months before they get their shot. But […]

Can people be paid to take the vaccine?

The first COVID-19 vaccine to gain emergency use authorisation in the US could roll out within days, as Pfizer and BioNTech’s candidate was endorsed by an external advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration on […]

The psychology behind fear and risk-taking – and what we can achieve when we embrace it

When looking at people in the 99th percentile of success in terms of financial abundance, they would have, more often than not, experienced huge or multiple failures. In retrospect, these failures allow them to perceive […]

Pantone announces two colours of the year for 2021

Following one of the bleakest years in memory, Pantone has announced its 2021 colour of the year. And it’s not one but two colors, designed to create the sensation of a fresh sunrise over rocky […]

Here’s how the fitness industry has undergone a virtual revolution

Along with the global pandemic came a string of gym closures, and the success of many fitness businesses suddenly fell into the hands of the now accelerated fit-tech boom. The European fitness industry – the […]

New study reveals dark-roast coffee prevents DNA damage

If you have considered giving up coffee for your health, here’s a counterargument: don’t. A new study, published in the European Journal of Nutrition (it’s probably behind the counter at your local newsstand), shows that drinking dark coffee protects your […]

This is where the world’s next pandemic is likely to emerge from

Roughly a year ago, it’s likely that the new coronavirus made the jump from a wild animal to the first infected human in Wuhan, China, before spreading throughout the city, and then leaping quickly to […]

Why SA’s Covid-19 app has not taken off

Three months ago, the South African COVID-19 App was launched as one of a number of weapons to fight COVID-19 and potential second wave. Some South Africans were very negative about this tool partly due […]

7 secrets for making a great conversation

Nowadays, everyone I meet—friends and colleagues, even strangers at dinner parties—keeps asking me some variation of the same question: “I had this conversation today and it just didn’t work. What do you think I did […]

Drone laws you should know about in different parts of the world

Drones are becoming a top technological device for travellers, whether you are a content creator or someone who wants to document high-quality content. But, before you pack your drone on your next travel trip, there […]

Using technology to fight SA’s gender-based violence pandemic

South Africa’s annual 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children has come around once again, highlighting how the grave threat faced by the country’s women has reached crisis levels. While statistics […]

This “zero-input” kelp burger requires no land or fresh water to produce

In an effort to lower the carbon footprint of your diet, maybe you’ve swapped out a beef burger for one made from plants. But growing crops like peas and potatoes can still be resource-intensive, requiring […]

See More Stories