Weekly Tech Roundup for 13th March, 2020

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.” — Albert Einstein

“Technology will never replace great teachers but technology in the hands of great teachers is transformational.” – George Couras

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is equivalent to Magic.” – Sir Arthur Clarke

We included some snippets from our daily knowledge development sessions, just to give you a little extra knowledge. After all, knowledge is never enough. Take your time and digest every one of them. The world is fast evolving and so should your mind.

Tech Snippets

An Unlikely Coronavirus Hero? Self-Driving Cars

Makers of autonomous vehicles have long been selling the benefits driver-free transportation. But it took a devastating global pandemic to provide a compelling, real-world example.

Windows 10 update’s havoc

Imagine running a windows 10 OS and every time you run an update , it causes your PCs to slowly boot most time, you are working on it.
What if there is a solution to that..

Coronavirus scams

COVID-19 fears are fertile ground for malicious actors. Here are three scams to watch out for.

How tech is disrupting the food industry 

With plant-based burgers, bean-free coffee and the proliferation of insect farms, experts say alternative foods are on the verge of upending the traditional agriculture and livestock industries.

The smart ideas that will define technology in 2020

Here’s what you can expect to see driving businesses, individuals and the worlds of technology and science.

AI-powered system 

MIT researchers have created an AI-powered system that automatically rewrites outdated sentences in Wikipedia articles while maintaining the human writing style.

A Data Scientist’s Guide to Data Structures & Algorithms

Knowledge of algorithms and data structures is useful for data scientists because our solutions are inevitably written in code. As such, it is important to understand the structure of our data and how to think in terms of algorithms.

Potential Unicorns

This sites catalogues some ideas that author believe could become a billion dollar company out of Africa. It would be nice to have more Unicorns in Africa, wouldn’t you say ? Lets get to work.

Design of inorganic materials for brain-like computing

Ever wish your computer could think like you do? Cause, I know I’ve. That future may not be now, but it’s one step closer, thanks to scientists and engineers and their recent discovery.

Digital 2020: Nigeria — DataReportal – Global Digital Insights

Every business needs data. Everyone needs data to be able to make decision. This portal shares some very interesting digital data for Nigeria in 2020. Did you know Wechat has more global users than Instagram? West Africa has 92% mobile connectivity (Nigeria – 83%) but only 13% are on Social Media.

Knowledge Development Sessions

Few of our team members spoke about some interesting topics this week and it was explicit and educating.  Mr. Victor Nwakwue talked about the introduction to AJAX and other alternatives in 2020 while Mr. Okoye Onyeka spoke about Angular 9 Features .

Olivia Wami

My name is Olivia Wami. I am a Project Manager and am passionate about solving meaningful problems, pursuing social impact-driven tech initiatives, and designing delightful customer experiences.

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