BSIFI should Include Virtual and Augmented Reality Pieces

For those who don’t know what BSIFI means, let’s help you out. The Black Star International film institute is a non-profit organisation which focuses on creating global connections through film thus helping bridge the gap between African cinema and the world. One key way they achieve this is through the annual celebration of the Black Star International Film Festival (BSIFF).


Amazon’s Alexa is Your Laughing Ghost

All Alexa users in Africa, raise your hand!

The news of Alexa’s creepy laugh and weird behaviour should have reached you via Social Media. Over the past few days, users with Alexa-enabled devices have reported hearing strange, unprompted laughter. Amazon quickly responded to the report on 7th March in a statement to The Verge indicating that they were aware of this and were working tirelessly to fix it.


The First-Ever Hackathon in the Pope’s City

Over the decade, organizations have used hackathons to find code-enabled solutions for everything. It’s now hard to identify a field where a hack day hasn’t been utilized to solve one problem or another. A hackathon is a hacking marathon: a collaborative computer programming event in which a group works under a tight deadline to find software or programming approaches to real-world problems.