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Embracing Open Source

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March 2019

Tech Debate: 4IR is Characterized by Speed

Tech Debate: 4IR is Characterized by Speed

Posted on 31 March, 2019 by Tiyani Nghonyama

Sketch Inc. (A) vs. Abel Motshoane Secondary School (O), the Affairmative team for the debate session argued that the 4th Industrial Revolution shifts are not accomodating to rural and townships considering the speed of delivery.

Getting the Hang of the Unashield with Sigfox

Getting the Hang of the Unashield with Sigfox

Posted on 31 March, 2019 by Tiyani Nghonyama

SqwidNet, a South Africa IoT solutions provider and operator of the Sigfox, provided Unashields for the scholars to use durin the VacWork programme. Team Legendary built their 2 projects; Locale Weather station and a telescope to drive STEM education.

Team Tecalyst Advocate Social Action Through Design

Team Tecalyst Advocate Social Action Through Design

Posted on 28 March, 2019 by Tiyani Nghonyama

A 3rd place winner, this team designed for almost all the groups at the VacWork programme. They designs and upliftment of artists seek to drive an artistic way to communicate the digital message onto a smarter future.

Shhh, It's STILL LOADING: Space Mining and Farming

Shhh, It's STILL LOADING: Space Mining and Farming

Posted on 28 March, 2019 by Tiyani Nghonyama

A 2nd place winner! Many believe that the future of civilization will be in another planet. Team Still Loading created and app with a game to help you learn about space with ease. They also help understand Space Data.

March 2019 1st Place Winner: Smart Digital Wills

March 2019 1st Place Winner: Smart Digital Wills

Posted on 28 March, 2019 by Tiyani Nghonyama

Keeping the title home in Tshwane, team Smart Digital Wills were named the overall winners of the VacWork programme. They have also tested their market and done thorough research. SDW provide Smart Digital Wills services helping you save money, time and energy.

Sketch Inc: Designing The History As It Happens

Sketch Inc: Designing The History As It Happens

Posted on 28 March, 2019 by Tiyani Nghonyama

A team of young minds from Bukho Bami provided design services to the teams/startups in Soweto. They designed all logos and ensures that that history is well designed for fure generation.

Mr Mandla Dube: Imagine South Africa In 500 Years

Mr Mandla Dube: Imagine South Africa In 500 Years

Posted on 28 March, 2019 by Tiyani Nghonyama

History Practisioner, Filmaker of Kalushi, Maphungubwe, etc. and Director Mr Mandla Dube challenged youngsters to imagine, build and be part of shaping history for a South Africa in 500 years.

Nelson Sekgota: Make Tech Fashionable - Ko Kasi

Nelson Sekgota: Make Tech Fashionable - Ko Kasi

Posted on 28 March, 2019 by Tiyani Nghonyama

Youngsters of the VacWork were advised by a proud Nelson Sekgowa from the Tshimologong Makerspace to make tech fashionable during his address at the VacWork finale in Pretoria, at The Innovation Hub.

Susan Jonas Named Best Business Analyst

Susan Jonas Named Best Business Analyst

Posted on 28 March, 2019 by Tiyani Nghonyama

She kep her group, Legendary Innovators together - Susan Jonas from the Tshwane edition of the VacWork was also named a Business Analyst. Her team developed STEM education solutions.

A Thank You To Olebogeng

A Thank You To Olebogeng

Posted on 26 March, 2019 by Tiyani Nghonyama

In the midst of powercuts and Load Shedding, Olebong, coordinator of The Innovation Hub schools programme was amongst those ensuring that youngsters continued to Code. Also coordinated a lot of aspects of the programme to drive knowledge/skills development onto the youth.

Moment Of Joy After Hardwork: Smart Digital Wills

Moment Of Joy After Hardwork: Smart Digital Wills

Posted on 26 March, 2019 by Tiyani Nghonyama

Moments of joy as team Smart Digital Wills wins 1st place at the VacWork finale in what was branded as "Tshwane vs Joburg in Tech Innovation and Knowledge". They kept the Tshwane streek of being the VacWork champions.

Meet Khayalethu - The VacWork Ultimate GeekStar

Meet Khayalethu - The VacWork Ultimate GeekStar

Posted on 26 March, 2019 by Tiyani Nghonyama

Part of team Sketch Inc, Khayalethu is a Design Geek to lookout for. He led the graphics design for his team which were provided as a service to other teams.

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