DATA

The cost of surveillance capitalism

In subjecting ourselves so readily to predictive data, we ignore the commercial interests involved at our peril

From data must fall to data for all

Commission orders Vodacom and MTN to lower their prices and provide daily, free ‘lifeline’ data

Performance management: Shifting the conversation

A collaborative, engaging environment enhances employee performance

The real opportunities of 4IR for South African businesses

Knowing what questions to ask your data will unlock its true potential

‘Boris the Baby Bot’: The little book about big data

Boris the BabyBot has been dreamt up by researcher and writer Murray Hunter, who focuses on surveillance and data privacy

Cyril wants SA’s pupils up to code

Making programming compulsory in schools is a challenging prospect, but if the president wills it, there might be a way

Data-driven education SA’s success story

Its use ensures timeous targeted interventions to assist decision-makers, teachers and pupils

Stalwarts shop for education ideas

Both Naledi Pandor and Graça Machel understand the challenges of the future and want to find ways of getting there

Spain approves contested data protection law

The law was approved in Spain's upper house of parliament with 220 votes in favour and 21 against

Internet access has become a human right, data inquiry hears

Media Monitoring Africa suggested several solutions including free access to the internet at all government sites such as schools and libraries

Low mobile data prices forecast

A new company has launched a service that seriously challenges those of the major mobile operators

Vodacom increases revenue on strong customer growth, cheap data deals

Apart from South Africa, Vodacom has operations in Tanzania, the DRC, Mozambique and Lesotho

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.