Ten of the new language additions on Google translate are African languages including Lingala, Twi, and Tigrinya. There are now 133 languages supported by a technology that is breaking language barriers and connecting communities around the world.
The ownership of Twitter throws Elon Musk deep into conversations about the inordinate power of tech billionaires in the modern world, in manufacturing public consent.
Cypherpunks developed cryptocurrency to limit the power of states over individuals. As governments turn to crypto-deterrence and cyberwarfare, the blockchain’s founding propositions of private space and individual freedom are being done away.
Should we bridge local understanding of Artificial intelligence by creating technological terms that make current scientific developments accessible, or do we teach and help computers understand local languages? The answer is both.
Solar pumps are becoming an attractive alternative to meet the rising irrigation demand without adding carbon emissions.
Afrigen will be a technology transfer and training hub: it shares technology and develops skills specifically around how to produce a safe, effective and affordable mRNA vaccine.
Covid-19 vaccines are coming to South Africa. Here are questions and answers about the vaccine.
The 2019 FIRST Global Challenge brought attention to the troubling amount of pollutants that find their way into the world’s oceans. Participating teams learned about real-world challenges related to cleaning up the world’s oceans and got a chance to create machines that could tackle these challenges
Over the past two years, Ivorian student O’Plerou Grebet has designed over 350 emojis that celebrate African culture, history and contemporary life. He incorporated all his emojis from his project into an app called ‘Zouzoukwa’, so that Africans can use emojis ‘that correspond to their realities’.