Weekly Tech Roundups for July 6 2018. How fast can you keep up?

Technology will definitely solve our problems, but in the process it will create brand new ones and that is totally OK. Because the most you can expect from life is not to be problem free but to be able to solve better problems. – Scott Adams

From evolution in Science Technology to Artificial Intelligence, we help you keep abreast of all the technology innovations. We keep them all in a place so, all you need to do is click away!

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.

3 Best Morning Routines by a Neurosurgeon

Set your mornings to produce a more productive day. Learn how to be more productive through out the day.

SQL”A over AI ?

So, it turns out that you might not need A.I after all but that’s only if you’ve got SQL”A

FINTECH startup in Kaduna announces over 1 billion naira transaction in less than 2 years!

A fintech startup in Kaduna that provides online payment solutions, recently announced over ₦1 billion in transactions in less than 2 years of operation.

Interesting read about Messaging and Chatbots

Chatbots were the next big thing and one could say they had a promising start but can we still say the same now?

Play with datasets

Artificial intelligence isn’t just for spying on us, it can also be a fun thing to play around with.

Meet JIA JIA, an A.I with a natural person’s features

Meet jia jia, she is very beautiful,with natural eyes, can hold a conversation, make expression, take a selfie etc but she is an AI. – H . A

Use Phone less for health reasons

Every Addiction is a bad thing. Put your health into consideration, use your phones less. – KO

On the Rise of FinTechs – Credit Scoring using Digital Footprints

Folks who use their true names in their email addresses are better bets than those who jumble common nouns and numbers; iPhone users are more likely to pay their bills than Android users … and these are a few of the conclusions.

Academic Papers are validating what we have always known at Social Lender that Your digital footprint is a good credit scoring tool.  This is a part of Social Lender’s Social Reputation Score.

The era of space tourism is almost upon us

Learn about the basic things you would need and what to expect when planning a trip into the Orbit.

Robots that teach you standing posture

Having issues with your standing posture? It’s amendable how! Meet Giiro, the robot that can help you obtain a good standing posture

TECH Business ideas

There’s no use for Tech if it can’t generate solutions and most Importantly Income. This is aimed at motivating tech startups.

Apps that help you manage time

Getting work done and still finding time to yourself without losing out on both ends is possible, you just have to manage your time better. Here are some Apps that can help you do just that!

Macbook Pro goes VINTAGE

You might want to check if your Macbook pro is now VINTAGE.

China launches New Laser guns!

China is about to revolutionize warfare with the development of an actual laser gun…yup…that’s right…like the Star Wars franchise…sort of.

Your phone isn’t watching your every move, or is it?

According to researchers, there is a possibility that smartphones could be watching our every move.

Siri is paying keen attention

Siri is an Artificial Intelligent assistant that once activated you just might have forgotten that you did. Word is you have got to be Careful what you say, Siri may just be listening.

Mobile App Rankings

If Mobile App Ranking helps you determine Your Bank of Choice , then this is for you.

Somebody compiled User reviews and ranked Mobile Apps of all Nigerian Banks. In the ranking, First Bank ‘s App ranked first ; GTBank was fourth (didn’t see that coming) and I will leave you to find out what Bank came last place.

China will Win the BioTech and HealthTech Race

China is urgently chasing dreams of AI, Biotech and Health-Tech domination. China’s emphasis on innovation is what we witnessed in Silicon Valley in the 90’s at the birth of the web, the kind of momentum that spawned the likes of Google and Amazon.

Knowledge Development

Building Robofriends with React

by Ekunola Ezekiel

Robofriends is an app that list users or contacts in a card like structure and also with a robohash image.

Robofriends is built using react and Tachyons libraries.

What is React?

React is a JavaScript library for building user interfaces. It is maintained by Facebook and a community of individual developers and companies. React can be used as a base in the development of single-page or mobile applications.

What is Tachyons?

Tachyons is a CSS library used to create fast loading, high readable, and 100% responsive interfaces with as little css as possible.

The main pillars of learning programming and why beginners should master them

Onyeka Okoye

Despite all courses which purport programming to be easy, in reality, it is not but with these pillars being practiced whenever you want to learn a new programming language or teach one to students, you or they will gain an excellent knowledge of the language enabling them to learn and understand it faster.

These pillars are:

  1. Fundamentals First
  2. Libraries and frameworks
  3. Master and apprentice
  4. Test driven development TDD
  5. Challenge and motivation

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 the topic. We aim to publish an edition every Friday at 5pm (with exception of Holidays).  We are working hard to keep  ourselves updated and we thing you should too!

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One more thing, Credits for this edition goes to :

  • Contributors:  All_of_us @ Bincom Dev Center
  • Compiled by:  Precious Oguche.
  • Edited by:  Nnaemeka Nwosu
  • Senior Responsibility Officer:   Bade Adesemowo
















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