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Somaliland's voting technology shows how Africa can lead the world
Somaliland's voting technology shows how Africa can lead the world
Africa has become a testing ground for technological leapfrogging. This is a process that involves skipping stages and moving rapidly to the
Universities must adapt to the future
Universities must adapt to the future
Technology will fundamentally affect the next era of higher education, and most institutions are aware that they must incorporate technology into...
The future of news: A conversation with Google
The future of news: A conversation with Google
For those on the outside looking to break in, jobs in journalism are scarce. And, for those on the inside, working in the chaos of constant change...
SA’s poser: Technology vs wages
SA’s poser: Technology vs wages
Although technology is making capital cheaper, policies such as the national minimum wage will make labour more expensive. What does this mean for...
Microsoft to open two data centres in Johannesburg, Cape Town
Microsoft to open two data centres in Johannesburg, Cape Town
Microsoft has announced on Thursday that Microsoft Cloud will be delivered from Africa for the first time. Microsoft will be establishing two data...
Teachers and techies must unite
Teachers and techies must unite
A few months ago I was part of a team that was invited to speak at an educational technology event in Cape Town. It was intended to bring together...
3D-printed prosthetic limbs: the next revolution in medicine
3D-printed prosthetic limbs: the next revolution in medicine
John Nhial was barely a teenager when he was grabbed by a Sudanese guerrilla army and forced to become a child soldier. He spent four years...
​IBM calls on SA youth to pursue science and technology
​IBM calls on SA youth to pursue science and technology
COMMENTNearly a century ago, IBM established its first operations in Africa, playing a vital role in the continent’s economic development...
Are you ready for a camera injection? It's tiny!
Are you ready for a camera injection? It's tiny!
German engineers have created a camera no bigger than a grain of salt, that could change the future of health imaging – and clandestine...
Brain implant restores paralyzed man's finger movements for first time
Brain implant restores paralyzed man's finger movements for first time
U.S. researchers announced Wednesday the invention of a brain implant that allowed a man with paralyzed arms and legs to restore his finger, hand...

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