Wednesday, December 19, 2018
. . . with electricity from household waste There isn’t much to do at night in the rural parts of Zimbabwe, where high school senior Macdonald Chirara visits his grandmother during the holidays.While a city kid might watch Netflix or read a novel by lamplight, that simply isn’t an...
Genetics Obesity has a strong genetic component. Children of obese parents are much more likely to become obese than children of lean parents. That doesn’t mean that obesity is completely predetermined. What you eat can have a major effect on which genes are expressed and which are not. ...
Legalisation of marijuana has arrived in Canada, and technology is playing a big role in this new industry, everything from artificial intelligence in production, to software for supply chain management, to e-commerce sites for distribution and apps to help track usage. With Bloomberg predicting $4,5 billion in sales by 2021,...
Gartner has revealed its annual technology trends for the upcoming year at this week’s Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando. The research firm produces its Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends list every year to give organisations insight into what they can expect.According to Gartner, a strategic technology trend refers to a...
From October 22-25, the National Gallery of Zimbabwe will host a Curatorial Development and Training Workshop that is targeted at university students, artists and graduate art students from Zimbabwean institutions of learning and the SADC region. The workshop is geared as a continuation to the Curatorial Forum, which was held...
Enacy Mapakame The consumption of traditional food mainly in upmarket restaurants has been increasing in Zimbabwe in the past decade due to perceived health benefits. The more health conscious consumers become, the more they are shifting towards organic traditional food. Although the food comes with these perceived health benefits — it tends...
Johannesburg. — The miners of today look to create greater efficiencies to ensure their sustainability and profitability, which is greatly enabled with technology. Accenture Resources Africa MD Cameron Tandy said in a separate statement that the mining industry both locally and abroad, had endured a tumultuous period, owing to commodity...
Tawanda Musarurwa If you are thinking about spending a “personalised” excursion in the bush then breathe a sigh of relief, Chishakwe Camp has just the package for you. Gone are the days when you had no preference and had to settle for what the tour operator defined as your travel itinerary,...
Are you still watching? Well, researchers and doctors in India might have something for that. The Service for Healthy Use of Technology clinic in Bengaluru recently treated its first-ever case of Netflix addiction. According to The Hindu, the clinic treated a 26-year-old man who was watching as more than seven...
San Francisco. — Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: Their new recruiting engine did not like women. The team had been building computer programmes since 2014 to review job applicants’ resumes with the aim of mechanising the search for top talent, five people familiar with the effort...