Weekly Tech Roundup for June 7 2019

“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.”– Leonardo da Vinci

“An idea is a new combination of old elements.”– Gordon Drydon. Every minute, someone comes up with a new idea, someone is implementing it and we all know we haven’t really started yet. Check out these technology trends to find what’s moving the world right now.

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

Struggling as a Developer? You Are Learning More

The times when I have made the greatest leaps in my development skills have been when I struggled to learn something new and didn’t give up. This has not always been easy for me. I have come across a few ideas that have helped me push through my personal blocks. – GM

Prime Air for Amazon Prime Members

On June 5th, Amazon said that it expects to begin large-scale deliveries by drone for the the Amazon Prime members in the coming months as it unveiled its newest design for its “Prime Air” fleet. The objective is to shorten delivery time for many items. There is no mention of where it will be operational yet. – EE

Internet: How It Works

Who’s in charge of the Internet? No one is, but everyone is. Unlike the telephone network, which for years in most countries, was run by a single company, the global Internet consists of tens of thousands of interconnected networks run by service providers, individual companies, universities, governments, and others. – OQQ

Skills 4 Developers

There are more skills to learn for a developer than coding. This is a short read on skills a developer should learn asides coding. – OA

Call for Code 2019

Call for code 2019 is here. You can always make a difference by joining developers worldwide to help create solutions for natural disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. – FAV

Differences Between Robotics & AI

Robotics and Artificial Intelligence has been meeting each other at the middle to create Artificially Intelligent Robots but in no way are they one and the same. They are two separate fields trying to achieve severally common goals. Let us help expatiate on those differences to prevent future mix-ups. – C


Prototyping, more than ever, is playing an increasingly vital role in the design and development process and has become an essential part of the workflow for modern-day designers, and developers. Check out these seven prototyping tools to use with sketch. – AS

Facebook Cryptocurrency

Facebook is the biggest social media platform and it is planning on getting bigger by launching its own cryptocurrency,  GlobalCoin, by 2020. – OS


Knowledge Development Sessions

Digital Marketing

Join Esther as she puts us through the basics and workings of Digital Marketing. Understanding that social media is now one of the basic and essential marketing tools but not digital marketing is one of the things she will help us understand.

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: Ejiofor Ekene
  • Edited by: Osahon Ohomina
  • Senior Responsibility Officer: Bade Adesemowo

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