Weekly Tech Roundup for February 7th, 2020

“It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.”

Clive James

“The advance of technology is based on making it fit in so that you don’t really even notice it, so it’s part of everyday life.”

Bill Gates, Co-founder of Microsoft

 “Technology is best when it brings people together.”
Matt Mullenweg

From the quotes above from those remarkable individuals, it is obvious that the impact technology has in our world today and future to come, cannot be denied. We intend to expose you a bit to the ever developing nature of tech, via our blog.

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

Tech Snippets

Africa has one of the world’s fastest growing tech markets and Nigeria is becoming its unofficial capital. Nigeria has become a magnet for venture capital, a hotbed for startup formation and a strategic entry point for Silicon Valley. As a frontier market, there is certainly a volatility to the country’s political and economic trajectory. The nation teeters between its stereotypical basket-case status and getting its act together to become Africa’s unrivaled superpower.

The primary differences between the 2.4 GHz and 5GHz wireless frequencies are range and bandwidth. 5GHz provides faster data rates at a shorter distance. 2.4GHz offers coverage for farther distances, but may perform at slower speeds. now 6GHz how fast is it?

Coronavirus Outbreak Explained

As the death toll for corona virus increases, quarantine measures initiated by the Chinese government has begun to affect the tech sector. The situation is rapidly evolving. Everything has been collected to know about the novel virus, what’s next for researchers and some of the steps you can take to reduce your risk.


Using AI, people who are blind are able to find familiar faces in a room. There’s hope.

Just Last month, Google launched its first Google Developers Space in Lagos, Nigeria. Previously referred to as the Google Launchpad Space, the Google Developers Space is a hub for African developers, entrepreneurs and startups.

Huawei in UK
Chinese telecomms firm Huawei will be allowed to provide technology for key parts of the UK’s super-fast 5G infrastructure, prime minister Boris Johnson has said, despite opposition from the US….

Better Maps Through Machine Learning

For all of us who loves the wind on our faces, A new model can predict how many lanes a road has, even if the view of the road is blocked.

Knowledge Development Sessions

PHP And Project Management Office

Few of our team members spoke about some interesting topics this week and it was explicit and awesome. Onyejesi Emeka Anthony spoke about “Addictive User Interface Design” introducing the concept of ‘user-stickiness’, briefly highlighting some of the features, thoughts and procedures that go into motivating a user to spend time on an app. And also an insight to the way human psychology is applied in tech, Wami Olivia spoke about “Technology in Fashion” which describes how much technology has seeped into the fashion industry, designs and manufacturing and Esther Anaelechi Ugochinyere exposed our minds on how best to talk to non-techies by speaking on “Talking Tech to Non-Techies”.

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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