COVID-19 drives innovation and entrepreneurship

COVID-19 drives innovation and entrepreneurship

Things will never be the same again, says Corne Du Preez, Cloud Evangelist at Altron Karabina. The way we used to live, work and interact with one another pre-COVID-19 is over – but there are exciting times ahead, as the new way of doing things is pushing us to be...
AI as a tool to advance human evolution

AI as a tool to advance human evolution

It was while studying computer science at UCT that Rapelang Rabana and two friends had the spark of an idea that would lead to their first tech business at age 23. Airtime was an expensive commodity for cash-strapped students so Rabana and her friends devised a system...
AI as a tool to advance human evolution

Human evolution: When man integrates with machine

We have been acclimatised to the concept of artificial intelligence (AI) and heard the hype about the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR).  Now prepare for the next stage, says Hamilton Ratshefola, Country General Manager, IBM Southern Africa, when advanced AI meets 4IR...
Beyond chatter: Chatbots will be practical tools

Beyond chatter: Chatbots will be practical tools

With research showing that the number of new app downloads is slowing down, it’s clear that customers are becoming pickier about the apps on their phones and tablets. The slowdown also points to a phenomenon of ‘app fatigue’ – we’re getting tired of continually...