Month: January 2020

  1. Special Report
With the deadly coronavirus spreading across the globe and deaths hitting 170, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the virus a public health emergency of international concern. The main reason for the declaration is its spread to other countries, including those “with weaker health systems, and which are ill-prepared to deal with it,” the […]
  1. Special Report
The pilot of the helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, his daughter and 6 other passengers got in big trouble with fog — they seemed to abort the trip and tried returning home, barely clearing one mountain range, but never slowed down … this according to the flight tracker and several experienced helicopter pilots in the L.A. […]
  1. Cars
A driver who recorded themselves hitting 309km/h on the N1 in Gauteng was recently arrested while attending a funeral in Limpopo. Social media comments regarding the video of the speedster were mixed, with many people slating his actions as irresponsible and criminal while others defended the driver’s actions. To find out more about the process […]
  1. Special Report
NBA Basketball icon Kobe Bryant, 41, has reportedly died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday. TMZ reported the Bryant was in his private helicopter with at least three other people when it started to crash. Pepperdine Graphic, Pepperdine’s a student-run newspaper, published a tweet on Sunday that showed an image of the […]
  1. AI
  2. Opinions
Modern computers have become incredibly powerful, Nick Bostrom became famous for his thoughts on superintelligent artificial machines and even simulations of human brains seem to be in reach. These futuristic ideas raise fundamental questions about humanity and our relation to intelligent machines. A philosophical approach leads to the question of whether machines are conscious or […]
  1. Google
Alphabet, Google’s parent company, achieved a major financial milestone Thursday, hitting $1 trillion in market capitalization. The tech giant joins Apple, Amazon and Microsoft as the only US companies to have reached that threshold. The news comes during a period of transition for Alphabet. Last month, Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin said they would […]

Good Reads

Vodacom has lost its operating Licence in Lesotho after the Communications Authority wrote to the Telecoms company that it had revoked its, “unified license”. According to the Lesotho Communications Authority, the decision to invoke Vodacom’s license was taken because Vodacom failed to pay a fine equivalent to R134 million for allegedly breaching legislation governing companies […]

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Vodacom has lost its operating Licence in Lesotho after the Communications Authority wrote to the Telecoms company that it had revoked its, “unified license”. According to the Lesotho Communications Authority, the decision to invoke Vodacom’s license was taken because Vodacom failed to pay a fine equivalent to R134 million for allegedly breaching legislation governing companies […]
In most cases, if not all, Artificial Intelligence systems learn through training so that they remember their core functions when used in the real world. In the case of facial recognition technology, an algorithm trained with, let us say 10,000 random faces of one color results in bias. I recently came across a tweet that […]

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Vodacom has lost its operating Licence in Lesotho after the Communications Authority wrote to the Telecoms company that it had revoked its, “unified license”. According to the Lesotho Communications Authority, the decision to invoke Vodacom’s license was taken because Vodacom failed to pay a fine equivalent to R134 million for allegedly breaching legislation governing companies […]
When Money Destroys Nations is a book authored by a guy named Philip Haslam who believes Zimbabwe urgently needs a decentralized currency system to solve the severe problems in its money and banking system. ZIMBOCASH is free to join Zimbabwean cryptocurrency and only available to Zimbabwean residents and Zimbabweans in the diaspora who have a […]

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