Computers & Internet

How culture informs people’s emotional reaction to music – podcast

How culture informs people’s emotional reaction to music – podcast

The Conversation Weekly podcast is taking a short break this week. In the meantime, we’re bringing you an extended version of one our favourite recent interviews. In this episode, we speak to a musicologist who’s been finding out how much a person’s cultural background influences their emotional reaction to music …

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Vodacom entrusted by government to continue driving digital transformation in education

Vodacom entrusted by government to continue driving digital transformation in education

Vodacom’s well-established partnership with government was extended in 2021, when National Treasury awarded the company with a renewed mobile communication services contract. Through the first partnership agreement, Vodacom successfully upgraded the Gauteng Education Department’s legacy school admissions system that was formerly plagued with technical issues, resulting in slow admission processing. …

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Mandy to I Blame Society: the seven best films to watch on TV this week

Pick of the weekMandy Nicolas Cage in Mandy. Photograph: XYZ Films/Allstar This bizarre 2018 film is another staging post in the cult renaissance of Nicolas Cage – one that will probably reach its apogee this Friday with the release of The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, a comedy in which …

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