Category: Opinion

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AI Slaves: Our Idea of Technological Progress

AI Slaves: Our Idea of Technological Progress

by Beth Singler, University of Cambridge From high impact Hollywood dystopic accounts such as the infamous Terminator films to public responses to ...
The Connected, Information-enabled Utility of the Future

The Connected, Information-enabled Utility of the Future

by Joanne Shields, managing director, BT in Africa From legislation and regulation, to increased competition, public opinion and scrutiny, politica ...
Here’s 4 Ways ‘IoT’ Toys Endanger Children

Here’s 4 Ways ‘IoT’ Toys Endanger Children

by Marie-Helen Maras As Amazon releases an Echo Dot smart-home device aimed at children, it’s entering a busy and growing marketplace. More than on ...
Four Questions Public Sector Should be Asking About Blockchain

Four Questions Public Sector Should be Asking About Blockchain

by Anne Thompson, product development at Thomson Reuters Twenty-seven million. That’s the number of search results for “blockchain”. Six million ...
The Challenges of IoT and What Lies Ahead

The Challenges of IoT and What Lies Ahead

by Sara, Ms. Digital Diva The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most exciting technologies of our time. With the idea that all our items can m ...
Russians Hack Home Internet Connections – Here’s How to Protect Yourself

Russians Hack Home Internet Connections – Here’s How to Protect Yourself

In late April, the top federal cybersecurity agency, US-CERT, announced that Russian hackers had attacked internet-connected devices throughout the U. ...
Why IoT Demands Innovative Approach To Network

Why IoT Demands Innovative Approach To Network

by Lux Maharaj, director – Africa Sales, Parallel Wireless The Internet of Things (IoT) revolution is round the corner and promises to bring immens ...
How the IoT Enables Frictionless, Automatic Services

How the IoT Enables Frictionless, Automatic Services

by Reinhardt van Rooyen, Innovation Strategist at Jasco For the past couple of years, we’ve been hearing about the wondrous possibilities of the In ...
AI Can Help in Crime Prevention

AI Can Help in Crime Prevention

by David Tuffley Imagine you live in a smart city that knows your face and follows your every move – the places you go, the people you see, and all ...
Data Compliance Requires an Evolved Availability Approach

Data Compliance Requires an Evolved Availability Approach

by Claude Schuck, regional manager for Africa at Veeam Let’s face it, data compliance is hardly a new thing. But given the extent at which the reli ...
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