Simon Dingle: How Blockchain Is Changing The World

Simon Dingle:  How Blockchain Is Changing The World

Besides being a radio show host, designer, entrepreneur and polymath, Simon Dingle has launched several FinTech startups. He is one of Africa's most vocal proponents of the technology that is Blockchain. In this seminal Heavy Chef talk, hosted at Primedia Johannesburg and then again in Cape Town because of popularity, Simon explains why he is so excited about Blockchain - and why you should be too.

Heavy Chef launches 'Tours' offering.

Heavy Chef launches 'Tours' offering.

Heavy Chef, best known for its monthly events held in Johannesburg and Cape Town, launched its ‘Tours” offering on Valentine’s Day, 2017. Heavy Chef founder, Fred Roed, announced at a packed FinTech-themed gathering in Cape Town, that Heavy Chef will be taking a limited number of delegates to London’s Silicon Roundabout, in April this year.

Heavy Chef Magazine: The Technology Edition

Heavy Chef Magazine: The Technology Edition

Here it is at last. The long-awaited Heavy Chef Magazine: The Technology Edition. Tech being the order of the day at HC, it kinda makes sense that we focus an entire journal on the topic, right? Well, wait no longer. We’ve published a comprehensive magnum opus covering the most salient topics in Tech on the African continent. 

Heavy Chef Magazine: The Education Edition

Heavy Chef Magazine: The Education Edition

Fees will fall! - well, not quite yet, but until they do here is a free edition of the Heavy Chef magazine: The Education Edition. Edited and overseen by the irrepressible Mike Perk, Co-founder of digital innovation agency WWC, this magazine features some of the brightest minds in education on the African continent. The Education Edition includes entries and interviews with Sam Paddock, Sean Riley and Tarryn Knight. 

Heavy Chef Magazine: The Creativity Edition

Heavy Chef Magazine: The Creativity Edition

Yes! The third edition is up for grabs. Featuring the creme of Africa’s creative crop, you won’t find more inspiring goodness than in the shiny pages of Heavy Chef Magazine: The Creativity Edition. Topics covered include Virtual Reality, creative SEO, social media, viral campaigns and the science of creativity. The Heavy Chefs in this edition include Alistair King, Sammy-Jane Every, Mike Sharman, Fred Roed, Uno de Waal, Alexandra van Tonder, Fran Luckin and the almighty Xolisa Dyeshana.

Glenn Gillis: Gaming And The Rise Of Interactivity

Glenn Gillis: Gaming And The Rise Of Interactivity

Glenn Gillis, the founder and MD of animation and gaming company, Sea Monster. Glenn spoke extensively about the “theatre of the mind” – a concept that describes the engagement of the imagination in dealing with some of the complexities that the world is facing. In an age where interactivity is on the rise, Glenn explores how gamification is changing the way we experience the digital world on a day-to-day basis.

Heavy Chef Magazine: The Development Edition

Heavy Chef Magazine: The Development Edition

The second edition is here. Curated by the Heavy Chef team, assisted by the good people at WWC and contributed to by the developers in the HC community, this thing is a nerd tour-de-force. In this issue, we focus on e-commerce and the people behind the burgeoning African industry. You may not understand all of it, but you’ll certainly look like a smart fella when someone peers over your shoulder to see what you’re reading.