Software Engineer, Cape Town
Thabang Tseboho was born in Welkom, South Africa and currently resides in Cape Town. He is a software engineer and is immensely passionate about seeking out freedoms to share with the world. If money wasn’t a matter, Thabang’s dreams would be running a design studio to solve social issues in a sustainable way and to travel the world—to taste every flavor and witness all beauty. He can make a mean chicken wrap and counts every black woman in the world as his heroes.
Are you born in South Africa?
I was born in Welkom, Free State right here in South Africa
What are the best things to do in Cape Town?
The food. Every corner in Cape Town has a blend of South African, European and Asian food prepared by some of the best chefs, in my hungry opinion.
Can you talk a little bit about the people featured in your pictures?
The lady that makes multiple appearances is my best friend and lover. Most, if not all, of the best things to happen to me in the last year involve her in some way. Every other person shot I consider family, and would do almost anything for.
What are your passions?
Seeking out freedoms, so I can share them with the world.
What would you dream to do if money didn’t matter?
I would run a design studio, solving social issues in sustainable ways. I would also travel the world, so I can taste every flavor and witness all beauty.
As a developer, what would be your dream project to work on?
Right now – it would be a type of product that enables people seeking to bring something into the world to receive advice from other people who have.
Your idea of happiness?
Financial freedom, Family, Having value to the world.
Your idea of misery?
Having no contribution to anyone’s life, but your own.
If not yourself, who would you be?
A mixture of Pharrell Williams, Elon Musk, Muhammad Ali, Donal Glover, Alan Watts, Malcolm X and Kevin Hart.
Every black woman in the world.
What is your present state of mind?
Open. Afraid, yet very excited.
Bedside table books?
Out of Your Mind - Alan Watts
Rework – Jason Fried
What do you do if you can’t sleep at night?
I always sleep at night!
Do you collect?
I’d like to collect sneakers and denim pieces.
Right or left handed?
Right. I wish it was both.
What is the best dish you can cook?
I make a mean chicken wrap.
What is your middle name?
What do you do in your free time?
What inspires you?
What do you do for money?
Type on a computer and squint at the screen 9-12 hours a day.
What do you do for pleasure?
Scroll through Pinterest and Tumblr.
Tea or coffee?
Tea. Black & Green mix.
What is the strangest thing you believed as a child?
That I was Jesus reincarnated. I’m not religious anymore.
Red & white. Is white a colour?
What are your plans for this weekend?
A braai with friends.
Granma’s hands – Bill Withers