How Technology Has Broadened Teaching Horizons

How Technology Has Broadened Teaching Horizons

With today’s technological advancement, there is a race against time for classroom teachers to avail of the power of technology in delivering knowledge and all to their learners. If some of them are not adept at using technology in the classroom, chances are learners are in disadvantaged in learning against the ones who have been learning through the aid of technology.

This is why, during summer, teachers are trained to become knowledgeable in using technology in the classroom. Read More

The Dangers Of Chatbot Dependence

The Dangers Of Chatbot Dependence

The use of live chat for customer services has grown popular over the past several years, often replacing voice support services. Many companies now recognize the benefits it brings, such as

    the ability to address customer needs with more clarityincreased time and cost efficiency better customer satisfaction

However, with the growth of chat customer support came the creation of AI software that could take over the responsibilities of a human support agent-the chatbot.

For large companies that often handle hundreds if not thousands or even millions of customers in a day, a chatbot can save them a lot of time and allocation of resources. Read More

The Miracle of Computers and Technology

There is no other way to describe the huge advances in the area of computers and related technology. It allows instant communication with anyone world-wide and that it is a miracle. Not only can we communicate but send pictures, develop web-sites loaded with information, and gather answer to any question we wish to ask. This is a system designed by God and man was shown how to deliver it.

In 1984 the Spirit came upon me with such force it was impossible to move. Inside I heard “tear down the wall of churches, go out to the people, and bring back the young.” At 45 years of age and the time shown to me between lives. Read More

Taking Advantage OF the Services Provided By An Audio Visual Supplier

Taking Advantage OF the Services Provided By An Audio Visual Supplier

It can be quite complicated to run a business today. And this is all due to the fact that you have to rely on and use various types or forms of technology to run or manage your business. However, the good news is that company owners can rely on dedicated service providers to help them in optimising different technologies for the benefit of their business.

One of the specialists that businesses can rely on are audio-visual companies. Read More

Protecting Your Digital Footprint

We all have a Digital Footprint regardless of how much you spend on-line. Even if you have never been on-line, don’t have email or use social media, you still have a Digital Footprint. Yes, the more you are on-line the greater your exposure to some sort of identity theft.

Here is something to think about. Is it safer to go to a store and use your credit/debit card in person, or is it safer to shop on-line with your credit/debit card? The answer and explanation will be at the end of this article.

So how do we protect ourselves while on-line?

    Have a different password for each on-line account you haveUse a non-dictionary password, using caps, numbers, symbols at least 12 charactersUse a password manager to keep track of all your passwordsBe careful of what you put on social mediaKeep all your devices OS up to date (do the updates)Use Internet Security software for you PC’sUse security software for your phones and tablets

When you are banking or investing on-line it would be wise to use what is called “Two factor Authorization”. Read More

Digital Signatures and Certificates

When we think of VPNs, often our first thought is that of encryption of the user data. But adversaries or those intent on reading the data could However an attacker could record a conversation and then replay the replies between to participants. What we need to do is to be able to ensure the source of the data is genuine, and that is where digital signatures and certificates comes in.

To construct a Digital Signature, public key encryption systems must be in place. The construction of the Digital Signature entails applying a hash function to the message by concatenation of the message with a known secret key and then applying a mathematical function which will produce a fixed length output known as the digest. Read More

Choosing the Ideal Power Bank

Choosing the Ideal Power Bank

There are many names that can be used to refer to a portable battery and they include power backup, pocket power cells, fuel banks, portable chargers, battery packs and so on. Regardless of what you decide to call them, they are still the same thing. The aim is to charge the tablet or phone without necessarily having a power outlet.

They come in all sizes. There are smaller sizes that are ideal for the smartphones and the bigger sizes that can cater multiple charges and are ideal for charging your tablet.

There are some that have cables while yet others include multiple ports to allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time.

For smartphones and tablets

There are many reasons as to why you need a portable battery for your gadgets. Read More

The Agile Initiate Project Phase

Going from concept to initiate

The initiate phase has three inputs that originate from the concept phase, namely desired outcomes, project charter and an initial capability list. In the initiate phase we have closer conversations with the customer to ‘hear the voice of the customer’. We should have a value management team that works to flesh out the product backlog. This includes defining success criteria and the Minimum Viable Product (MVP).

Product vision

If the product vision is unclear its worth investing time now to pin it down. Read More

3-D Printing Could Make Your Next Home 40% Cheaper

My father’s dream was to build his own house.

However, building a house in India was an incredibly complicated affair.

First, you had to buy a plot of land. Next, you had to get an allocation from the government for all the materials you needed to make a house – cement, steel rebar, piping, you name it.

It was all in short supply because of India’s socialist economy, along with a quota system to dole out the limited quantities then available. And then to get your water, sewage and electricity connected… Read More