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Shoprite Data Science Academy invites bursary applications for 2021

The retail giant offers aspiring data scientists the opportunity to apply for a bursary for the 2021 academic year.


Zindi invites applications for Africa’s biggest university hackathon

Over 500 African students will compete in the online machine learning hackathon, UmojaHack.

Nov 8, 2019

The current state of data

We have yet to see an increase in the synergy and co-operation between data science and IT.

Oct 31, 2019

Making sure data science works for your business

Any corporation seeking to embark on a data science journey needs to consider that a total transformation of culture, people and processes is required.

Aug 20, 2019

AI overhype requires ‘decent level of scepticism’

Organisations need a healthy dose of scepticism regarding what tech solutions they are being fed by vendors, warns Tellos CEO Jared Molko.


Big data is meaningless without data scientists

Eighty percent of a data scientist's time is spent on finding, cleaning and organising data, and only 20% on actual analysis.

Feb 6, 2019

AI, data science studio to help mining companies

Accenture will open an applied intelligence studio to develop the latest digital solutions to help local mining companies solve their analytical problems.


SKA initiative upskills students as data scientists

The Square Kilometre Array's human capital programme facilitates the development of 127 bright minds to participate in data management projects.


New HIRAX telescope to explore dark energy, radio flashes

SA launches HIRAX, a multimillion-rand radio telescope that will help the country take the lead in the new age of radio astronomy and scientific exploration.


Transformation, data science ensure winning formula

The data science skills pool will get a boost from the Centre for Business Mathematics and Informatics and University of the Western Cape.


Data science interns to tackle Cape's water woes

The 100 interns from SA's first data science academy will focus on practical applications to real world problems, says the institution.


New tech player to join JSE

The JSE is welcoming its first tech listing in years, with 4Sight Holdings set to join the AltX next month.

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