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University of Pretoria employs Watson-powered robotic librarian

The varsity deploys the first client service robot known to be in use in any university library in Africa.


University of Pretoria students show off robotics skills

The University of Pretoria’s Robot Race Day saw more than 70 autonomous robotic vehicles take to the track.


University of Pretoria students win Women in IT award

A team of four BCom Informatics students at the University of Pretoria scoop the Women in IT award.


University of Pretoria opens Future Africa campus

The research institute will bring together global researchers and leverage innovative technologies to address societal challenges in Africa.

Mar 22, 2019

Microsoft SA unveils policy innovation centre

The new facility looks to bring together various stakeholders to share experiences and best practices to foster innovative policy dialogue.


SA universities must lead Industry 4.0 curriculum

Minister Naledi Pandor wants to see more higher learning institutions offer education courses that speak to the fourth industrial revolution.


Fake videos bring a new era of fake news

Fake videos created using Deepfake AI-based software up the fake news stakes and herald a new method of cyber bullying.


Understanding the disruptive power of technology

Disruptive technology enables the novel application of tech fusions to solve human, society and business needs, says University of Pretoria's Aurona Gerber.


Mobile tech tracks lions on the loose

The University of Pretoria-led pilot study utilises cellphone-based technology to improve human-lion co-existence in rural African communities.

Feb 28, 2019

The best IT managers alleviate work-related stress

If your organisation's talented IT staff can't handle the heat, you may need to hire better IT managers. Here's why.


Making sense of the fourth industrial revolution

The fusion and integrated use of disruptive technologies will enable change for Industry 4.0, say two University of Pretoria professors.

Oct 23, 2018

Struggling with social technologies?

Five practical steps to building an engaging user community.

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