Weekly Tech Roundup for August 23rd 2019

Weekly Tech Roundup for August 23rd 2019

For new startups and entrepreneurs:

“It’s not about how to get started; its about how to get noticed.” – Steve Case

“The challenge is not just to build a company that can endure; but to build one that is worthy of enduring.” – Jim Collins

We also 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

Tech Market

If you are selling anything in Nigeria, especially Tech, you should read this. The article summarizes available insights to explain why it is impossible to scale certain types  of products in Nigeria alone.  Did you know that the market size of California is larger than some African countries combined (Nigeria inclusive)? – BA

AI- Artificial Intelligence

AI is gaining grounds even in the Biological field. Check out these bionic shorts that make you feel 12 to 17 pounds lighter. These bionic shorts help turn an epic hike into a leisurely stroll-  UV

Smart Suit

NASA  has invested in 10 new visionary space technologies, including a space Smartsuit.  Smart Suit’s soft skin is meant for comfort and to reduce injuries from too bulky of clothing. It would also be able to heal itself if damaged.

Solving Bugs

Find the right answer to your questions as well as the right ‘insecticide’ to the bug in your code on stackoverflow have been made simpler with this new tool.This can be of a good help to New programmers who may find it overwhelming to navigate stackoverflow platform.- G0

Remote Jobs

Remote working is not new. Some companies have however been doing it more than others. Here is a blog post from Zapier about their remote working structure, pretty insightful- BA

Whatsapp Update

WhatsApp was working for a lot of months on a new feature that is in high demand.
No, we are not talking about the Dark Mode, that will be available in the next months, but about the Fingerprint lock feature, previously called Authentication or Screen Lock feature.
After enabling the Screen Lock feature for iOS beta users (more than 3 months ago), WhatsApp is finally ready to release it for all Android users!

Graphic design uses visual compositions to solve problems and communicate ideas through typography, imagery, color and form. There’s no one way to do that, and that’s why there are several types of graphic design, each with their own area of specialization. Here are the 8 types of graphic design- CU

Purpose for Software

Conceiving The Purpose of Software First of all, you should understand the purpose of the software. There is, in fact, a single purpose of all software: To help people.Remember: the purpose of the software is not to show off how intelligent you are. — Max Kanat-Alexander, Code Simplicity Developers who cannot conceive the purpose of the software will write bad software. What is bad software? A complex system that doesn’t help people that much.When you are making decisions about software, you should guide yourself by always keeping this in mind: How we can help? You can even prioritize feature requests this way.- OAT


Knowledge Development Sessions

Communication Problem

About communication problem and how to get better in communicating properly was taken by Godswill Omonkhodion


About Weekly Tech Roundup by Bincom Dev Center

You probably already know that Bincom ICT‘s core is Best Use of Technology. This initiative is a compilation of some of the things the people at Bincom Dev Center found interesting during the week in review. Bincom Dev Center is the Training & Development Arm of Bincom ICT. In this weekly publication, You will find various pieces ranging from ideas to trends, to random thoughts. They are here because we found them interesting. We also include some knowledge development pieces and where to get more information about these topic. We aim to publish an edition every Friday at 5:00pm (with exception of Holidays). We are working hard to keep ourselves updated and we think you should too! Time for some Shameless Advertising:

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One more thing, Credits for this edition goes to :

  • Contributors: All_of_us @Bincom Dev Center
  • Compiled by: Odufowoke Titilayo
  • Edited by: Nnaemeka Nwosu
  • Senior Responsibility Officer: Bade Adesemowo

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