Weekly Tech Roundup for May 24 2019

“It isn’t all over; everything has not been invented; the human adventure is just beginning.” ― Gene Roddenberry

“Yesterday I was clever, so I changed the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” –Rumi. We all want to change the world for better but we sometimes we forget to work on ourselves first. Learn more on what you want to do to make sure you are the best in that field. 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

Google I/O?

Google I/O (or simply I/O) is an annual developer conference held by Google in Mountain View, California.
I/O was inaugurated in 2008, and is organized by the executive team. “I/O” stands for input/output, as well as the slogan “Innovation in the Open”. The event’s format is similar to Google Developer Day. – GM

Robot Driven Cars

With incidents like this, self driven cars are still a life time far away from being used in Nigeria. – G

Microsoft: Inclusion for All. – Global Accessibility Awareness Day

According to the World Bank, one billion people – or about 15 percent of the world’s population – experience some sort of disability. Disability prevalence is also higher for developing countries, many of which are situated in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. – PA

When They Were Released

Do you know the years some of the things we use on a daily or not so daily basis were first out for everyone? Did you know that email existed before the cell phone, rubik’s cube and the internet? Also the first computer mouse was made out of wood. – EE

Open Source Web Templates by Microsoft for Visual Studio

Microsoft offering open source Web template on studio. This is what I call painless development… – FAV

Big Tech Comanpies – Traps

Michael Siebel talks about how working in a big company can be a trap. Working in a Startup, everything works because of you whereas in a big company, you are a small part of the whole show. – BA

TICAD7 Innovative Startup Pitching Program 2019

Africa, with its stable economic and population growth, has grown as a giant market attractive to investors and exhibited several innovative business models backed-up with the rapid digitization, enabling “leapfrogging” of technologies. – PA

Reasons to Learn React Native

If you are looking at learning a new framework, you might want to consider react native. apart from the good range of platforms it enables you to build your app for, see other benefits attached. – G

Huawei To Release Own OS

Chinese telecom giant Huawei says it could roll out its own operating system for smartphones and laptops in China by the autumn after the United States blacklisted the company, a report said Thursday. Huawei has said in the past that it has its own operating system waiting in the wings if it were to be permanently blocked from Google and Microsoft software. Now, one of the company’s top executives has told CNBC that the operating system could be ready by the fourth quarter of this year, with a version for its markets outside of China available in either the first or second quarter of 2020. – GM

Replacing Javascript – WebAssembly

Technology evolves at a very rapid pace. Every day we hear new things getting launched.
By compiling code to WebAssembly, developers can build apps that deliver consistently high-performance in the web browser, similar to that offered by apps running natively. – FAV

Knowledge Development Sessions

Getting People To Pay For Your Events

People pay and attend events that are relevant and targeted to their interests. It’s why you’ll never have trouble getting someone who’s a fan of a band to take free tickets to their show. And it’s also why a course that seems irrelevant to an individual’s role and interests will struggle however much you incentive them to attend.

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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