While Gartner in its ‘Top Ten Strategic Technology Trends for 2016’ says the year will be all about the Internet of Things and smart devices talking to each other, Prof Barry Dwolatzky, director of the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) says that he believes that while the hype continues around these areas including big[…]
702, 25 June 2015: TSHIMOLOGONG PRECINCT IN BRAAMFONTEIN WILL SOON BE HOME TO TECH SAVVY FOLKS Two years ago, Wits University embarked on a programme to establish the digital technology hub – The Tshimologong Precinct, which will provide a space for skills development in the software and digital technology sector. Tshimologong is the Sesotho phrase[…]
In this video clip we feature an interview with Phathwa Senene, one of the #HackJozi Challenge finalists. His company, Atinov have developed a fire reporting device that could change lives in Johannesburg’s townships.
Andile Zitha, one of the interns on the City of Johannesburg’s J.E.D.I programme talks about how the youth with change the future of Johannesburg with technology. Zitha was attending the launch of the HackJozi and J.E.D.I programmes, hosted by the City of Johannesburg at Sci-Bono. Intern, Patricia Adams talks about pursuing a future in IT.[…]
Professor Barry Dwolatzky is a busy man these days. He has recently been on an international roadshow to raise funds for further development of the Tshimologong Precinct in Braamfontein. Take a look at Open at Wits, a website created to support his international fundraising trip. Of prime importance are the beautiful visuals of the ‘precinct[…]
The WITS Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) recently moved into 45 Juta Street, which is part of the developing Tshimologong Precinct, and the place is already buzzing….After extensive renovations to the building (one of five that form part of the Tshimologong Precinct), Project Manager Ashleigh Gormally says the building already feels like home –[…]