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Promoting S.T.E.M, Robotics and other hardcore tech in South Africa
Promoting S.T.E.M, Robotics and other hardcore tech in South Africa

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Space Physics From Mahikeng to Space Physics Cool people in STEM Fields Since I’ve given my blog a revamp in December 2017, I’ve been meeting some really cool South Africans that work and operate in STEM (Science Tech Engineering Math) fields.  One such…
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Robotics Competitions in South Africa #STEMinSA #Robotics #SouthAfrica #SABlogger #SouthAfricanBlogger #SkillsDevelopment #FIRSTSA #WROSA #WRO #FIRST

FIRST and WRO Robotics Competitions in South Africa FIRST (For Inspiration in Robotics Science and Technology) and WRO (World Robot Olympiad) are two robotics competitions in South Africa that use the Lego Mindstorms EV3 robot.  The formats and focus of…
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What is #IIoT? @XinaBox has brilliantly simple, modular #solutions which require no hardware knowledge #STEMed #IoT #STEMinSA

Talking IIoT vs Doing IIoT There are many people an companies talking about the ‘Industrial Internet of Things’ and how you can do so many smart things because of it.  I have also done it – I’ve even written about how IIoT can improve factory efficiency…
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The Centurion Robotics Club - born from the need to develop #STEM Skills in #SouthAfrica #SABlogger #SouthAfricanBlogger

Robotics for kids and adults There is as much a growing need for adults to learn and develop STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) skills as there is for kids!  The Centurion Robotics Club has identified this need and have programs and…
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What if automation suddenly ceases to exist? #Automation #4IR #IIoT #IoT #SAblogger #SouthAfricanBlogger

Can we live without automation? So there is a lot being said about automation and Industrie 4.0 (German spelling, because that’s where the idea originated) and the impact it will have.  In this post, let consider the alternative: what would happen if…
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Samsung Electronics Wins at Two Top Global #AI Machine Reading Comprehension Challenge http://ow.ly/wSLO30kYNtm Samsung Electronics Samsung South Africa
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The Human Sciences #Research Council (HSRC.ac.za) vacancies in #education (deadline 31 July 2018) by Nic Spaull http://ow.ly/PZUn30kYMDO
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"study revealed #maths & #science teachers failed to pass simple tests in their areas of teaching, some scoring less than 10% in English & 5% in maths" - SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY says the solution is graduate community work - what do you think? http://ow.ly/86l630kYLMx #STEMinSA #STEMed #ZAedu
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Electronics in South Africa - 3rd blog post in a series of #EducationalToys in #SouthAfrica featuring the @ProudlySA @theSEEbox

How many schools offer electronics in South Africa? It is being said that as little as 4% of schools in South Africa are technical schools!  “Is this true?” – I hear you – that was my reaction as well and I find that hard to believe.  Truth be told,…
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Lego Mindstorms EV3 in South Africa - #STEMinSA #LegoRobotics #LegoEducation

Lego Mindstorms EV3 Where to find it in South Africa So much have been published on the fantastic Lego Mindstorms EV3 set produced and distributed globally by Lego Education.  In South Africa ‘Hands on Technologies‘ is the Lego Education partner. They are…
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