Authorities will eventually formalise crypto-currencies
As financial authorities and governments around the world start to see the inevitability of crypto-currency, could SA still become a hub of crypto-currency innovation?
Airbnb SA commits to empower hard-hit tourism entrepreneurs
The hospitality booking site introduces initiatives to address barriers to becoming a tourism entrepreneur in SA, and empower those hardest hit by the pandemic.
Top marks for UJ, North-West University remote learning
The institutions receive high praise from students for their efforts to enable remote learning, based on StuDocu’s university ranking for 2021.
Want to extend your lifespan? Pin your hopes on tech
Artificial intelligence, 3D printing, robots, big data and quantum computing are playing a tremendous role in humankind’s ongoing search for longevity.
UJ makes free AI, 4IR online courses available
Members of the public now have the opportunity to enrol, free of charge, in either or both of the online courses offered by the University of Johannesburg.
Over-regulation is killing mobile money in SA
While SA has largely embraced technology innovations, the country has yet to conquer the mobile money conundrum, as it’s caught in the grip of excessive legislation.
UJ’s virtual reality hub to advance STEM education
The University of Johannesburg’s virtual and augmented reality hub paves the way for industry and academic collaborations in STEM education.
South Africa urged to tap into big data to prevent future unrest
By making use of big data analytics, government would have been better prepared to deal with the acts of violence that gripped the country, say academics.
African investments take centre stage at SingularityU summit
Professor Tshilidzi Marwala, University of Johannesburg vice-chancellor, will discuss artificial intelligence investments in Africa at the virtual annual summit.
Learning initiative to enhance teachers’ coding, robotics skills
The University of Johannesburg’s TechnoLab helps upskill teachers with free robotics and coding workshops.
Social media data shows negative impact of vaccine suspension
Levels of vaccine hesitancy on social media increased after the temporary halt of SA’s vaccination programme in April, says BrandsEye.