Africa

Free Android development training for women

In honor of International Women’s Day which was celebrated March 8, 2016, The Namibia Women in Computing Society (NWIC), the Namibia Business Innovation Institute(NBII)’s Developers’ Circle and the Google Developers Group (GDG) have the pleasure to present an Android Development training for beginners aimed at women in the Windhoek area. It's…
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Africa

1st Women In Computing Conference held in Namibia

On the 27th February 2016, the faculty of Computing and Informatics at Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) in collaboration with Google, University of Namibia (UNAM) and Telecom Namibia hosted the first ever Namibian 'Women in Computing' conference which took place on NUST grounds. The event also commemorates Anita…
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Africa

Namibia to include coding in national curriculum

On the 26th of February 2016, UNESCO held a stakeholder meeting to discuss the findings of the YouthMobile coding workshop held in November 2015 which also served as a feasibility study to include a coding and computational thinking element into the Namibian public school curriculum. The YouthMobile Initiative attempts to introduce…
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Africa

1st Namibian YouthMobile programming workshop gets underway

On 11th-23rd November 2015, The Tech Guys in conjunction with Namibia and UNESCO Namibia held a 10 day YouthMobile Computer Science Principles workshop which culminated in 6 teams presenting 6 Android app prototypes built using the MIT App Inventor IDE. 17 students took part for an average of 5 hours…
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3D Printing

Moore’s Law no longer our performance oracle

With the debut of technology theories like the technological singularity and the realization of "the internet of things" on the horizon, there has been clamorous panic among technocrats as they debate whether we can continue to accurately predict or control technological advancement. The optic we have used to predict computational…
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