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Workshop: Simulation-based UI design – 19 March

Workshop: Simulation-based UI design – 19 March

How do you know if a UI is good or bad? Are there other, more systematic, ways to design good UI’s that divine inspiration?

 

In this workshop we will look into ways of evaluating the effectiveness and “goodness” of different UI designs and looks into simulation as a method for consistently designing good ones.The workshop draws from experience and insights of UI design in Reaktor – an highly successful Finnish software consulting company with about 400 software professionals and over 50 UI,

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Optical Tech

Optical Tech

 

Albert Einstein once said, “I never worry about the future. It comes soon enough”. Our world is changing faster than ever before, and we need to be able to keep up with it.

Optical Technologies are shaping everyday. They are disrupting the communication, entertainment, healthcare and other industries,…

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Ericsson Innovation Awards Sub-Saharan Africa 2015

Ericsson Innovation Awards Sub-Saharan Africa 2015

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These awards recognise those trail blazing individuals who use technology to empower communities and individuals, all the while working towards the goal of a fully networked society.
By entering, innovators grow their networks as well as their reputations and will get start-up support and guidance from leading African business people.

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Durban AgriHack 28November – 2 December

Durban AgriHack 28November – 2 December

After the successful implementation of two editions of the AgriHack Talent initiative, the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is pleased to launch the Durban AgriHack Talent Challenge! This event is organised in the framework of the Global Forum on Innovations in Agriculture in Africa (GFIA Africa) Conference,…

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Startup Financial Modeling Workshop – Cape Town

Startup Financial Modeling Workshop – Cape Town

Join us for two days of intense focus on how to build a robust and flexible Financial Model fit for Angel Investment – capped with a 1:1 session with Newtown Partners at the end.

What each attendee will get out:

  • Detailed Financial Model spreadsheet
  • Business Model Canvas best practices
  • Business Metrics &

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Make the world a more user friendly place

Make the world a more user friendly place

A lot of attention is given to scalable backend development, cloud, UI and UX when it comes to application development but often not enough time is dedicated to testing all these important functions.

We spoke to Dominique Hawes, founder of the The Testing House, a boutique testing house that specializes in software &…

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Ericsson AHUB to Connect African Innovators & Business

Ericsson AHUB to Connect African Innovators & Business

If you are an African Techpreneur or Startup you need to lock in 17 – 19 November for the AfricaCom Ericsson AHUB hosted in Cape Town.

Over the last couple of years AfricaCom has become the place to be,do business and build networks with some of the world’s leading ICT companies and this year it gets a new stream to provide a platform for startups,…

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Intel Developer Zone Launch: Joburg & Cape Town

Intel Developer Zone Launch: Joburg & Cape Town

UNLEASH YOUR POWER WITH INTEL

Intel has made some more seats available to the unveiling of the Intel Developer Zone in South Africa.

“Launching for the first time in South Africa, the program is designed to provide software developers and businesses a single point of access to a variety of tools,…

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Cape Town & Pretoria: Get Smarter about Android and Get Started with Intel® RealSense™

Cape Town & Pretoria: Get Smarter about Android and Get Started with Intel® RealSense™

Intel invites you to Get Smarter about Android and Get Started with Intel® RealSense™ technology in a two-day training seminar. Our mission is to help you get inside more Android devices with tools and resources to make your app development faster and easier and the second mission is for Intel® RealSense™ technology to showcase new ways to interact in gaming,

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Enabling Growth in The Northern Cape using Technology

Enabling Growth in The Northern Cape using Technology

Kimberley – On 5 & 6 February 2015 a very successful networking session was held by the Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDaT) in partnership with Sol Plaatje University (SPU) that brought together stakeholders across academia, industry, government and communities to discuss contributions to grow Kimberley,…

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Electronics Hackathon

Electronics Hackathon

Organised and Managed in Partnership with mLab Southern Africa and Geekulcha Electronics

Innovation Live 2015, the definitive innovation conference for private and public sector organisations in South Africa offering the latest innovation capability essentials and solutions, will also bring you a Hackathon that is managed and organised in partnership with mLab Southern Africa and Geekulcha Electronics….

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Global Learning XPRIZE

Global Learning XPRIZE

OBJECTIVE: DEVELOP NEW LEARNING SOLUTIONS TO EMPOWER CHILDREN AND COMMUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD. MAKING THE IMPOSSIBLE POSSIBLE

GRAND CHALLENGE

An estimated 250 million children around the world cannot read, write, or do basic arithmetic.

Many of these children are in developing countries without regular access to schools or teachers….

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PE Think Tank 2014

PE Think Tank 2014

You are cordially invited to the inaugural Port Elizabeth Think Tank opening, sponsored by mLab Southern Africa,  which will be held on 27th of November 2014 at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth. This is an open function, meaning it’s free to attend the event but registration is required.

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Test your app for FREE on Intel Devices

Test your app for FREE on Intel Devices

Testing is a fundamental part of app development and ensuring users get the best experience once they download your app. But who’s got access to every phone your users use?

With AppThwack you can test on 100’s of real devices in the cloud, and even better, Intel is giving you free access to test on devices that run on Intel technology and you stand a chance to win great prizes!…

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Mobile job opportunities in Cape Town

Mobile job opportunities in Cape Town

If you are passionate about and experienced in Mobile development, architecture and design and looking for an opportunity of a lifetime then we have good news for you!

A Fortune 500 Tech company is looking to hire a talented team of Mobile Gurus in Cape Town. The positions are listed below and are open to candidates with relevant skills and experience and living in or willing to relocate to Cape Town….

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Intel Student Partner Program

Intel Student Partner Program

Applications Open for Intel Student Partner Program: South Africa

The Intel Student Partner Program is designed to enable students at leading universities across the country to have the opportunity to work closely with Intel and understand their latest technologies. The program is for students who realize the best technology careers come to those who chase their dreams. 

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Intel Android Training

Intel Android Training

On 12 November Intel’s Software and Services team will be hosting training for mobile developers in Stellenbosch.

The training will cover a range of Android tools and SDK’s and provide insights into chip optimization to deliver better user experiences for your applications.

Developers with Android experience as well as Student Developers (all Universities) are invited to participate in this training day hosted at The LaunchLab in Stellenbosch….

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Developer Economics 2014 Survey

Developer Economics 2014 Survey

Help put African Developers on the map by participating in this year’s Developer Economics Survey

Take the Survey

Welcome to the 8th Developer Economics survey – the largest, most global research series on the app economy and developer trends, tracking responses from thousands of developers across the globe. …

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