We are excited to welcome Mr Chinedu Koggu as a contributor to our blog. We will let him introduce himself in his own words. “A wordsmith – with a deep passion for ideas – people and solutions. Technology and its application are my first love and my life ambition is to solving real world AFRICAN … More Announcement !!
Forty Out of 100 (40%) – 1996 Our Principles of Accounts teacher handed out the final test results of the mid term. Mr Bwalya paused as he gave me a stare down which said “I know you can do better that this” as he folded my transcript in half and handed it over. The test was … More The Triple Threat-Part 1
What do Uber, Airbnb, TripAdvisor, PayPal etc have in common. Right, they are super successful and highly valued and …. ? Uber and Airbnb fall in the category of Shared Economy. Paypal has changed the way financial transactions are carried out and TripAdvisor makes the rating and booking of hotels and trips easier. So, what […] … More What would kill Uber, Airbnb, TripAdvisor in one go? — Knoldus
chatbot noun [C] UK /’tʃæt.bɒt/ US /’tʃæt.bɑːt/ a software program that uses artificial intelligence to mimic conversation with the user Nadella and Marcus see chatbots – computer programs that you interact with by “chatting” – for example in threads in messaging apps – as an important new human/machine interface. [The Guardian 18 September 2016] blockchain … More New words – 17 October 2016 — About Words – Cambridge Dictionaries Online blog
I was reading an article on Bloomberg which stated that by the end of this month, Scandinavia’s last mint will have closed. Following in the footsteps of Sweden and Norway, Denmark has decided to outsource the production of its coins to Finland. The Danish central bank has already stopped printing banknotes. They’ve become so unfashionable … More Moving towards a cashless society — Indrosphere
On Thursday Nov 3, we are very fortunate to host Keith Deaven. Mr. Deaven is a Penn State alumnus, the CEO and Co-Founder of Mediabarn (a UX research, design, and staff augmentation company), and Board President for the non-profit, Uplifting Athletes. He will host an interactive session aimed at reinforcing some of the concepts we’ve […] … More MEDIABARN + UX DESIGN — Digital Entrepreneurship
Description: Big Data is the next big thing in computing. This video explains Big Data characteristics, technologies and opportunities. Source: http://www.explainingcomputers.com Due to the issues raised by its volume, velocity and variety, Big Data requires new technology solutions. Currently leading the field is an open-source project from Apache called Hadoop. This is developing a software … More BIG DATA — Starting Off With a Quote
Christmas 2016-Getting started to cross over to 2017. Last year this time I was sitting in class learning to code. The big idea was for me to: Develop a new skill set and bridge my technical gaps Understand and investigate the potential of new technologies Create the necessary tool kit to try out experiments and … More Getting Started
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