To effectively control COVID-19 and prevent a future pandemic, Nigeria needs to start investing heavily in science research.
COVID has shown us how powerful educational uses of digital technology can be informal, impromptu and conducted on the fly.
No news isn't necessarily good news. News is powerful, and helps us to stay connected and informed. But it's important we regulate our news consumption - particularly during times of crisis.
The coronavirus epidemic has made us all rethink our workspaces. But the needs of the times have always influenced the office space – whether for the colonial empire or a growing commerce.
Have you ever watched something because YouTube recommended it to you? You've probably been influenced by an algorithm. But at the end of the day, underneath all the algorithms are people.
Achieving a radically different tomorrow will require more than a purely technocratic approach. So now, imagine you are in the year 2050 ...
Automation in South Africa's auto industry may have made car manufacturing easier, faster, and more productive but it comes with social and employment costs.
More than half of the allocated funds will go towards making 'digital government' easier to do business with.
The gender gap in computing performance has dramatically narrowed, but a confidence gap remains.
Ironically, to encourage people to download the COVID Alert app, we need viral processes as we attempt to contain an actual virus. And that's a challenge when we're socially isolated.
It's encouraging that the federal government recognises its role in industry policy. But its choice to support some technologies is disappointing.
GPT-3 is the biggest, most creative language generation program to date. But with awesome power comes awesome responsibility.
From adenoviruses to RNA: the pros and cons of different COVID vaccine technologies
Using robots to provide companionship is a slippery slope in removing the aged and infirm still further from human interaction.
The upcoming Galaxy Z Fold 2 is almost three-quarters screen. And while that's convenient, it's important to actually be able to hold the phone. As design evolves, how do manufacturers adapt?
Sanctions against Huawei by the US Commerce department have been followed by other countries. How can the company's business thrive with so few avenues left?
Banning the Chinese-owned social media platforms raises free speech concerns and could worsen the US-China trade war.
Diversifying leadership can change organizational cultures, which removes barriers to women in the tech industry and academia.
A new standard for how videos are sent through the internet and read by your computer could make the digital world more inclusive, says media scholar Jason Schmitt.
Six hours of streaming video may be the equivalent of burning one litre of petrol.