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Data Harvesting: What you need to know.

 Data Harvesting: What you need to know.     In the new age of social media, data harvesting is the process of representing, analyzing, and extracting actionable patterns and trends from raw social media data. Social media data harvesting requires human data analysts and automated software programs to sift through massive amounts of raw social media data […] Read more

May, 16, 2018

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Social Media Influencers

  Whether you love them or hate them, there is no getting away from so-called ‘influencers’. These shiny, happy millennials are the hottest trend in advertising since the advent of television. According to a recent study by US marketing and strategy firm The McCarthy Group, a massive 84% of consumers aged 35 and under do not […] Read more

Apr, 19, 2018

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Artificial Intelligence vs Machine Learning – explaining the difference.

  Please see my article posted in Linkedin.                        

Mar, 21, 2018

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New iPhones 8 and X and the effect they will have

The new iPhone X was unveiled last week with the expected amount of associated fanfare, offering ostensibly amazing features such as infrared facial recognition and wireless charging, among many other flashy tools that seemingly have the tech community buzzing. However, some consultants have stressed that, at a starting price of around $1000, Apple are effectively placing the new […] Read more

Sep, 18, 2017

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Beyond the binary – Is sexism in IT as prevalent as ever?

Grace Hopper, one of the foremost innovators in computer science, was once quoted as saying, “A ship in a port is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.” This sentiment can be applied to the current state of gender bias in IT and the associated dwindling numbers of women looking to similarly impact […] Read more

Aug, 17, 2017

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Embracing Megatrends and their impact on future innovation

  Megatrends are defined as sustained macroeconomic forces of development. These trends affect business, economy, society, cultures and personal lives, thereby defining our future world with its increasing pace of change. Megatrends have diverse meanings and impacts for different industries, companies and individuals. These global forces are changing rapidly, bringing new competencies into play at half the […] Read more

Aug, 01, 2017

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It is time to look after ourselves and our kids now….

“Science & Technology- Let’s create jobs for us first”   When a student needs work experience, or when a graduate needs an internship or a new job, they are most likely going to call on friends or contacts to assist them with that opportunity to start. If most tech work is off-shored by the banks, telcos […] Read more

Jun, 27, 2017

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Codies….the new generation

    We all know that children these days can be more tech-savvy than most of their parents and teachers, and over the years the young have either been self-taught to use computers or have been involved with their school using computers in the classroom. Today, programming for children is a new skill that teaches […] Read more

May, 19, 2017

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The Importance of Machine Learning

  The Importance of Machine Learning       It’s been a few years that machine learning has been used to a large extent for image, text recognition and video. Today however the uses have increased and we see it being used in cyber security, improve medical outcomes and business applications to name a few.  Machine learning today isn’t […] Read more

Apr, 07, 2017

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IT Disasters & other Stuff Ups!

​ There is no-doubt that society as we know it, is highly dependent on technology and used for almost all facets of our personal and business life. We use it to make everyday purchases, socially communicate with each other, promote productivity of our workplaces, store critical information and rely on it for our businesses to succeed.   A main factor in […] Read more

Mar, 01, 2017

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