Industry 4.0 represents the fourth industrial revolution in manufacturing and industry. It is the current industrial transformation with automation, data exchanges, cloud, cyber-physical systems, robots, Big Data, AI, IoT and (semi-) autonomous industrial techniques to realize smart industry and manufacturing goals in the intersection of people, new technologies and innovation. To Africans most of these… Read More Is Africa’s Workforce Ready for Industry 4.0? (The 4th Revolution)
Globalization has made new technologies and innovations available to people in Africa like never before. Africans must as a matter of necessity take advantage of these technologies by localizing and using them to improve agriculture which is the major source of employment in the continent. There has been huge scientific and technological advancement in almost… Read More Agritech: How New Technologies are Improving Agriculture in Africa
Microsoft announced that it will soon open two data center regions for its cloud-based services in Johannesburg and Cape Town South Africa. This marks Microsoft’s first data center expansion into Africa, and the plan is to get these new regions online in 2018. Like most of its other data centers around the world, these new… Read More Microsoft to Open its First Data Centers in Africa
What is the cloud? Where is the cloud? Are we in the cloud now? These are all questions you’ve probably heard or even asked yourself. The term “cloud computing” is everywhere. In the simplest terms, cloud computing means storing and accessing data and programs over the Internet instead of your computer’s hard drive. The cloud… Read More What is Cloud Computing?