Weekly Tech Roundup for May 3 2019

“Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation.” – Dean Kamen
“The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication.” quipped Harold S. Geneen. From tech business to every other business, these skills are necessary and never obsolete. 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

Top Soft Skills Possessed by Successful Data Scientists

Data science is one of the hottest fields in the industry and whenever there are job openings, throngs of data science experts as well as enthusiasts flock for them. In this article, Analytics India Magazine will put light on the top soft skills most successful data scientists possess. – FAV


5G is expected to have a transformatiive effect on digital connectivity and power to rise the IoT devices, drverless cars, data transfer and the consumer tech of the future. As most mobile phone users already uses 3G and 4G Networks. It is expected that 5G is likely to deliver new user experience in 2020. – CC

Real World Data Sets

A good read on working with real word Data sets. – OA

Delete Google Location Data

Know how Google keeps tracking your location even after you disable it? You didn’t know? Now you know. Fortunately, they are introducing a new feature that allows you to manually delete your location data or let it delete automatically after 3 or 18 months… Not much but better than hording it against your will, yeah? – EE

Color Palettes For Your Next Project

Colors are important in passing a visual message to your audience…. having trouble picking color palette combinations? Check this out. – OC

Make an AI battle with another to make it smarter: Dueling AI

It’s a simple idea: Want to make your AI smarter? Have it battle it out with another AI. In this case, the arena is digital images: One AI attempts to create a realistic image, and another AI attempts to decide whether the image is real or artificial.
If you want to make your AI smarter, why not just have it battle with another AI? It sounds like a pretty straightforward idea, right? – GM

Why You Need To Know About UX

Once, web designers were more artists than engineers but now the reverse is the case as websites have become business rather than just adverts. If you don’t know about UX then you need to up your game real quick. – G

Microsoft Hits $1 Trillion Dollar Mark

In late April, Microsoft joined Amazon and Apple in the $1 Trillion dollar company club, making it the 3rd company in the world to achieve this milestone. – R

Top Machine Learning Projects for Beginners

If you are new to machine learning and you are thinking about testing yourself on what you have learn so far, here is list of top 5 machine learning projects for beginners. – OS

Knowledge Development Sessions

S.W.O.T Analysis

S.W.O.T Analysis is about capitalizing Strengths, overcoming Weaknesses, exploiting Opportunities and countering Threats. Every person needs this no matter their field.

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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