Made-in-SA tech goes to space and the Antarctic

From collecting data in sub-zero Antarctica to rapid circuit prototyping on the International Space Station (ISS), XinaBox, a South African company with humble beginnings is reinventing the way we approach IoT while inspiring students to follow STEM careers. In 2008...

Data collection tool maps socio-economic impact of Covid-19

As communities across South Africa start settling into our new Covid-19 reality, collecting accurate relevant real-time data is critical to ensuring a collective, meaningful response. Beyond infection rates and spread, understanding the socio-economic impact of the...

In the age of AI, who owns what?

Artificial intelligence (AI) experimentation is now prolific across South African companies, with many businesses demonstrating enthusiasm for AI. by Herman van Schalkwyk, partner at Spoor & Fisher South Africa How much enthusiasm? According to Business Tech...

Academy targets 5 000 new data scientists by 2025

Explore Data Science Academy (EDSA) aims to have trained 5 000 data scientists and most placed into jobs in South Africa by 2025. The number is based on the Academy's current trajectory, which has trained and placed close to 500 young data scientists in just two years...