Joe, Inc. Homepage Version 2.0
(Ten years in the making)

This website is pretty old - my blog is pretty up to date usually.

Welcome to my indoor pool (think tank). My name is Joe Botha, this is my personal website, hosted on my workstation, connected to an ISP in South Africa, I was a founder of.

I live in Cape Town. Cape Town is Rome.. a Tech and Media hub. Silicon Cape.

This page (if you have not yet guessed) is dedicated to.. me and my interests. It makes up about 90 Gigabytes of content. Mostly photos. I like photography. I want to publish 1 million photos.. I'm about 3% done.

It is and will be, a work in progress, a set of notes and dates and thoughts and ideas.. mostly only of interest to me, unless you are enlightened or delusional too, friend.

Get ready to waste at least 30min of your life reading my personal website(s).

Who is Joe Botha?

I'm a start-up junkie and an agent of the Secret Army of the Swimming Animals. I'm a founder of four technology businesses: Frogfoot, Amobia, Teraco and TrustFabric.

You could say I'm a bit of an old dog of SA telecoms and open source. I spent a fair amount of time working for industry bodies. I used to be Chair of WAPA and the ISPA PR working group.

At the moment I'm working on one big idea: TrustFabric.



  • 2009-03-07: A number of content changes for 2010
  • 2009-05-04: Upgraded to Debian 5.0 Lenny
  • 2008-05-21: Upgraded to Apache2 and PHP5
  • 2007-05-01: Upgraded to Debian 4.0 Etch and switched to Postfix
  • 2006-12-25: Added ATOM feed for photo album(s)
  • 2006-11-22: Upgraded this server to Core 2 Duo 2GB 320GB RAID
  • 2006-11-13: Added a personal Blog
  • 2006-09-23: Photo Album GPS info now links to Google Maps
  • 2006-01-10: New domain ( and new XHTML/CSS design.
  • 2006-01-03: My Photo Album now shows where photos were taken (GPS)
$Date: 2011-03-05 10:23:06 +0200 (Sat, 05 Mar 2011) $ $Revision: 158 $

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