Weekly Tech Roundup for October 25th 2019

 “It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.”

– Albert Einstein (Scientist)

“A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.”

— Steve Jobs, Apple

“Never trust a computer you can’t throw out a window.”

— Steve Wozniak

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 enough. Take your time and digest every one of them. The world is fast evolving and so should your mind.

Tech Snippets


Developers have often wondered if PHP is still relevant. Some have even concluded it isn’t. Well, given the rise of more and more modern languages and frameworks, no one would blame them. But is PHP really irrelevant or is it? What is the future of this +24years old programming language?. Check out for more details – EN


Tesseract is an optical character recognition engine for various operating systems.[3] It is free software, released under the Apache License, Version 2.0,[1][4][5] and development has been sponsored by Google since 2006.[6] –  WA

Will Computers ever be truly conscious

Will computers ever be truly conscious? Subhash Kak from Oklahoma University explains why he thinks this is not possible based on biological and tech reasons – EU

Virtual reality 

Asides games, how can virtual reality be of help to us? How can it help in connecting us?
Want to know how? Check this out! – GO

Google’s Quantum

Google’s quantum supremacy is only a first taste of a computing revolution
“Quantum supremacy” is nice, but more broadly useful quantum computers are probably still a decade away. – OAT


According to the report, Adobe may preview Illustrator for iPad at its Adobe Max conference in early November and plans to launch the full version sometime in 2020. The app is expected to “mirror” many features from the desktop version of Illustrator, Bloomberg says, which sounds a lot like what Adobe said it would be doing with Photoshop. – PA

Smart Speakers used as spying device

Here’s another way your smart speaker can be turned into a spying device.
Third-party apps hosted on Google and Amazon smart speakers could be secretly eavesdropping on users or phishing for their passwords, according to Security Research Labs, a hacking consultancy based in Germany.How they know: The company created eight apps—four for Amazon Alexa and four for Google Home—that surreptitiously logged all conversations within earshot of the device they were installed on, and then sent a copy to a designated server. – VU

Knowledge Development Sessions


One of our team members Odufowoke Titilayo spoke about software coding  boot camp and the importance using global interviews as case study.

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