Developing natural interest in STEM through open source software

September 1, 2017 2:27 pm6 comments
Mark Beets, Business Development Manager at Entelect Software.jpg

By MARK BEETS DURING another power cut in a poor area of Brazil, a mechanic sat in the dark and wondered how he could light up his house without electricity. He came up with the idea of pouring bleach and water into a two-litre plastic bottle, which refracted sunlight through a hole […]

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Without analytics, AI is purely artificial, no ‘intelligence’

August 30, 2017 12:59 pm3 comments
Neil Herbert, Director of Business Analytics at SAP Africa

By NEIL HERBERT ANALYTICS is not a passive tool. Smart business leaders are combining data with multiple machine learning algorithms and in-memory computing capabilities to gain real-time and predictive insights that can assist with quicker and more accurate decision-making. Without analytics, AI is purely artificial Despite the current wave of excitement […]

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Is carpooling the future of urban mobility?

August 28, 2017 2:33 pm3 comments
Megan is Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of mobility app, uGoMyWay

By CHRIS MEGAN THERE would be something gratifying about guessing the future, particularly when it is patently counterintuitive.  Isn’t carpooling all about that quaint 70’s notion that we could all reduce our petrol costs and save the planet if only we could remember a lesson taught to all school children on […]

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