This Week in Tech
The EU has taken one step further down the road of messing up the internet for everybody. They have voted in favour of the law mentioned in an earlier post. There is still a slight chance it might get blocked or changed, but don't hold your breath! The most interesting thing about Apple's new iPhone Xs? That it uses a 7nm (nanometer) manufacturing process - which makes it the first smartphone processor to use more advanced manufacturing tech than any current desktop CPU.
Programming - Bugs
Hacks, Malware, etc
VR / AR
Hacking, Cyber Crime
Fake News / Video
This week there's a mishmash of news with no single strong clear theme running through it. So you get JABOL (Just a bunch of links). Enjoy!
Welcome back.. Lots of news to catch up on...
Social media and Privacy
Hacks and scams
Wow. That's a lot to catch up on!
Welcome back & happy teaching....
In case you missed the viral post: Richard Appiah Acute (a Ghanaian teacher) does it on the blackboard. The learners must pass a tech exam and he has no computers. You think you have it rough....
Since the post on Facebook Mr Akoto has received many offers of help, computers, software and projectors.
Wired has an interesting article that shows how even at the recruiting level the prevailing atmosphere and attitudes discourage women from entering tech.
MyBroadband details how SA retailers are dealing with the shortage of GPUs - because cryptocurrency miners bought more than 3 million GPUs globally last year!
Htxt.co.za has a link to a game that can teach your kids how fake news is created and spread.
Top 500 Supercomputers details how AI beats lawyers at contract reviewing.
Using Black Panther as a springboard Engadget looks at how the proliferation of CG is resulting in overwork, lower salaries and poor quality scenes.
Finally, the NASA video below shows how the older, thicker artic ice has been vanishing over the years...
That's it for this week. Ciao.
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