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Is LTE the Only Alternative?

Why satellite is a better “off-grid” option by Dr Dawie de Wet Most network architects won’t actually consider satellite as an option. For them, the only...

AI: : Where’s it Going and Where it’s not

by Ayanna Howard, Ph.D The Singularity (with a capital S) is a doomsday vision that has cast artificial intelligence (AI) and its robot sister-in-crime as evil villains...

South Africans Upbeat about New Technologies, but Worried about Jobs

by Benjamin Roberts, Jare Struwig, Narnia Bohler-Muller, and Steven Gordon Powerful new technologies are emerging that will continue to affect individuals in multiple ways. This...

Design and Repair Must Work Together to Undo our Legacy of Waste

by Tom Lee This article is part of our occasional long read series Zoom Out, where authors explore key ideas in science and technology in...

Reinventing SME Funding

by Miguel Da Silva Despite the important contribution small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) make to the economic growth of South Africa, the sector battles to access funding...

Emoji aren’t Ruining Language: they’re a Natural Substitute for Gesture

by Lauren Gawne We’re much more likely to be hanging out on social media than at the watercooler these days. But just because we’re no...

South Africa’s First SDG Report Card: How To Move Beyond Ticking Boxes

by Willem Fourie South Africa will present its first progress report on the Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations on July 17. This report...

Building The Skills To Participate In The 4IR

 by Vino Govender  Having adequate levels of education and digitals skills capacity and capability is pivotal in ensuring that South Africa maximizes the benefits of...