Education

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Triggerfish launches online academy

Triggerfish, in partnership with Goethe-Institut and The German Federal Ministry for Economic Development and Cooperation, has launched a free digital learning platform for anyone wanting to understand more about the career opportunities and how to get started in the field of animation.

Detecting deepfakes

Most deepfakes are made by showing a computer algorithm many images of a person, and then having it use what it saw to generate new face images. Researchers can now identify the manipulation of a video by looking closely at the pixels of specific frames.

Africa's skills and technology squeeze

4IR is a fact and nations need to act or risk being left behind. This is particularly important for African manufacturers, which can use the jump to leap into the frontline of modern manufacturing. But to do so, we shouldn't just fall for the idea of 4IR.

South Africa wins supercomputing competition

A South African team made up of 6 undergraduate students from the University of Cape Town and the University of the Witwatersrand has won an international supercomputing competition. The competition took place at the International Supercomputing Conference in Germany.

Technology in South African schools

With a lot of talk about the 4th Industrial Revolution in South Africa, one of the areas in which technology is already playing a major role is the school system. However, for technology to be effective in the classroom, a few things need to be done right first.

AfriLabs expanded into 6 new countries

AfriLabs has added new member tech hubs from Guinea, Mauritius, South Sudan, Libya, Tunisia and Botswana. This brings AfriLabs total membership to 158 hubs in 45 African countries.

IBM expands quantum research to Africa

A partnership between IBM and South Africa's Wits University looks to accelerate quantum research and drive educational opportunities in quantum computing with the African Research Universities Alliance.