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Lighton Phiri
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Lifelong learning student
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I am, for all intents and purposes, a student of computing technology---most of my past and recent work engagements, and specialised formal education have been exclusively in applied computing fields.

While I have a general interest in computing, my specific focus has largely been centred around data storage, management and analysis; digital libraries; educational technology; and the Web.
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I was privileged enough to have used 3½-inch floppy disks in my past life.
Education
  • University of Cape Town
    2011 - present
  • University of Zambia
    2003 - 2007
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Digital Libraries, Educational Technology
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  • University of Cape Town
    Teaching Assistant, 2015 - present
  • University of Cape Town
    Research Assistant, 2013 - 2014
  • Scholarly Communication in Africa Programme
    Content Curator, 2011 - 2013
  • Bharti Airtel
    DBA, MIS, DB Support, 2007 - 2011
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What Problems to Solve - By Richard Feynman. A former student, who was also once a student of Tomonaga's, wrote to extend his congratulations. Feynman responded, asking Mr. Mano what he was now doing. The response: “studying the Coherence theory with some applications to the propagation of ...
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ICTDEVers ICT for DEVelopment people in the greater Cape Town area meet bi-monthly to link up local ICT4D projects and the people behind the

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