Weekly Tech Roundup for September 18th 2020

With the world haven to deal with the spread of Covid-19, technological advances are unending.

With the highlights below, you will come to understand that the human race is heading to a state of adapting to it’s current situation.

Most persons would asked “How can man adapt to his environment?”.

Well, the answer to that question is very simply:

“The human body and mind readily responds to changing environmental stresses in a variety of biological and cultural ways”.

The greatest achievement of humanity is not its works of art, science, or technology, but the recognition of its own dysfunction. – Eckhart Tolle

Digital Transformation
“As some organisations look to transform faster than anticipated, putting critical tech roles in place will be the key to a smooth, successful journey”. This writer point out 5 critical IT roles for rapid digital transformation. A.J

Deepfake detection

Microsoft tool  is one of the very few tool to detect deep fakes.  Deep fakes are computer-manipulated images in which one person’s likeness has been used to replace that of another. O.O

Data journey

You’ll find concise steps on how to start your data driven journey here. A.J

Kids mode on Android

Here is a better way for kids to have fun while learning and with their parents in control. O.O

Expensive internet

Did you know that if Nigeria had stable electricity 1gb data would’ve been as cheap as indomie? Unfortunately reverse is the case as Nigeria ranked high among the most expensive internet globally. Find out were Nigeria is placed here. A.J

Virtual events

We can’t have real-world concerts at the moment, so the popular music streaming service is exploring virtual alternatives. The feature isn’t live yet, but? Click to find out more. O.W

Wireless charging

Wireless charging has been for a while now but there have been complications that quite frustrate it users. while a lot of wireless chargers require your phone to be at just the right position, this device takes it to a whole new level.  O.O

Large data

Datasets are a collection of instances that all share a common attribute. Machine learning models will generally contain a few different datasets, each used to fulfil various roles in the system. Adegbenga H.A

Hypodermic needle

Although there is no application for the robot now as the machines aren’t intelligent enough to target a diseased cell or respond to stimuli, they are very important as they provide a stepping stone for future devices.O.O

Three body problem

“I set out to tell a story that transcends time and the confines of nations, cultures and races; one that compels us to consider the fate of humankind as a whole.” said Cixin Liu in a statement.


Some people can take advantage of your information you shared online, in other not to fall victim, there are some things you should bear in mind if you are looking to protect yourself. This writer point out some of those things. A.J

Chrome update

Some of the update include profile guided optimisation which will allow up to 10 percent faster page loads, Tab throttling which will reduce the impact of idle background tabs, Tab grouping would also be getting upgrade that now allow users arrange tabs by topics or priority and so on.  O.O

Phone malware

Still on the matter of security and privacy breach via smart phones, take a look at the recent discoveries right here in Africa, regards the above subject. N.E

Cloud waste

This writer point out how to save more money by using clouds correctly and how to avoid costly mistakes that might alt you from achieving that aim. A.J

Flying Car

Japan has really stretched their tentacles in technology ..and this is way out of cool this is awesome.. G U

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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