Adam Oxford

Adam Oxford

Johannesburg, South Africa

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Adam Oxford

I am a journalist with over 20 years experience of writing about technology, the tech industry and ICT4D. I began my career in magazines at Future Publishing, writing about videogames, digital photography and the internet revolution, working on several titles before editing PC Format. I have been a freelance writer since 2006, and my work has appeared in The Guardian, Mail&Guardian, Wired, Stuff, PC Gamer, The Ecologist, TechRadar, The Sunday Times, The Times, The Journalist, Linux Format and more. 

In 2009 I was a finalist for The Guardian's International Development Journalist of the Year award. 

I currently live in Johannesburg, South Africa. In 2013, I launched, a technology news site, which has grown to the second largest site of its kind in the country. 

I have particular interests in technology for social and civic development, open data and data-driven storytelling, and am the Johannesburg co-coordinator for Hacks/Hackers. I also work on independent report production and have general familiarity with Excel, R and other statistical packages. 

As well as writing and online/print production, I am also able to supply photography and script-writing if required.



This is a list of articles published for I am the founder and publisher of this site, which is the second largest tech-related news site in South Africa.


A detailed look at the computing infrastructure necessary for the Large Hadron Collider at Cern. Written for Linux Format.


This feature was inspired by the recent spate of wildfires in the Western Cape region.

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