Weekly Tech Roundup for October 15th 2021

“The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past.” – Tim Berners-Lee

When you’re on top of the world you feel motivated to do a great job at work. However, we all have those days when we need a little bit of extra motivation.

Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless. – Thomas Edison

Things not going according to plan happens all of the time and can be extremely frustrating, yet it is just a part of the process.  I have learned to be calm and patient, and try to figure out what I need to do to fix the problem.  Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t.  Here is the one thing that we can’t do in that process. Give up.

Tech Snippets

You have been writing bad code – here’s a hint

Why do programmers write bad codes?
Programmers write Bad Code due to many reasons but the most commons are: Meeting the deadlines in a fast-paced project. Unawareness about code quality and best coding practices. Carelessness, i.e. taking shortcuts, not thinking much about future changes.
NOTE: Writing clean code is important because it allows you to communicate with the next person who works with what you’ve written and it also makes the code easier to understand. So write cleaner codes today. -M.A

2021 Antivirus software

To help you decide on the best antivirus software you need, here is a list of the best antivirus products for Windows 10, encompassing both free antivirus programs and subscription options.  -O.O

You need Google for Jobs

When posting open job opportunities on the web, you may find that the same job posting appears in the search results from multiple job sites, through an applicant tracking system (ATS), or on a corporate careers page. To remove these redundant and often confusing search results for job seekers, Google recently launched a new AI-powered job search feature called “Google for Jobs.” This mechanism is built right into the standard search engine everyone is already familiar with.

Set up Apache virtual hosts on Ubuntu 18.04

Using the Ubuntu 18.04 server, apache virtual hosts could be created to link your IP address to a domain name. Also how to serve different content to different visitors depending on which domains they are requesting. -F.A

AI et Agile

Industrial companies wanting to develop and benefit from AI must be capable of working in ways that are different from traditional approaches and strategies. In the future, producers will likely launch products earlier, before they are fully developed and tested, allowing users earlier access to the products and services and a role in the collaborative final development of the solution that more precisely fits the user’s needs.

iOS 15.0.2 update

The iOS 15.0.2 update addresses an issue that was causing the iPhone Leather Wallet with MagSafe to not connect to find my. It also fixes a bug that was making AirTage not appear in the Find My Items tab. This latest IOS 15.0.2  also fixed the bug that was causing photo save to photos library from messages to disappear after their associated message or thread is deleted. -L.O

SoWork – Virtual HQ

With climate change been a serious issue to combat and the possibility that remote working is here to stay, SoWork has a virtual HQ on the market, it is loud about its mission to combat climate change by giving employers a way to grow their companies virtually, instead of through offices. -O.W

Canva upgrade

Video represents a massive new frontier for Canva, which recently raised $200 million at a $40 billion valuation and announced plans to double its workforce yet again over the next year. -O.W

Tips on clean code

Even bad code can function. But if code isn’t clean, it can bring a development organization to its knees. As a programmer, your code must be always as clean as possible. -S.O.S

Become a great data scientist

A data scientist is a professional responsible for collecting, analyzing, and interpreting extremely large amounts of data. For you to become a successful data scientist here are some core skills needed. -M.A

VR glasses for Android users

HTC unveils a new virtual reality (VR) headset called HTC Vive Flow. It looks like a VR headset that can be worn like a pair of glasses, the foldable VR headset has two cameras, adjustable diopter dials, and dual inbuilt speakers. It is also compatible with the Vive app and comes with a 75Hz refresh rate with a 100-degree field-of-view (FoV), 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of onboard memory.

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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