South Africa

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South Africa break Wales' winning streak

The 2019 Rugby World Cup has had some unexpected twists and turns. South Africa once held the longest winning streak against Wales. Recently, Wales has been beating South Africa. Wales at the Rugby World CupWales has participated in all Rugby World Cup since it was established in 1989. In the

South Africa must use technology to help fix its problems

South Africa has not been immune to the 4IR hype. "4IR" has been prioritised over more mundane, but essential, policy interventions aimed at ensuring the more equitable inclusion of the populace into a modern, digital economy.

Democratising education in the Digital Age

In line with the skills needs of tomorrow, technology-enabled cybergogy is likely to be the intuitive, natural fit for the digital-native generation. Cloud solutions will underpin this education model’s effectiveness.

South African banks blame 4IR for planned retrenchments

As a result of the major South African banks announcing that thousands of their staff will lose jobs as a result of "4IR", SASBO (banking sector labor union) has announced protests scheduled for 27 September 2019.

Artificial Intelligence has a gender bias problem

All the virtual personal assistants on the market today come with a default female voice and is programmed to respond to all kinds of suggestive questions and comments.

South African court rules bulk interception of communications unlawful

The South Gauteng High Court has ruled that mass and indiscriminate surveillance by the state on South Africans is illegal in a historic RICA judgement. However, the registration of SIM cards was not ruled on and will continue as per normal.

The world is more connected than we think

How does a project established to rehabilitate the historic centre of a small rural village in Italy end up on the doorstep of an international home sharing marketplace such as Airbnb? One may well wonder, but it’s really all about the connections that begin in cyberspace.