Don't Blink

Don't Blink

Don't Blink is a "Technology for Work and Play" column run by Simon Kaheru

The USP of the USB

Marketing people talk casually about the USP most especially when they want to sink themselves into jargon that excludes you and I ordinary mortals from their professional conversation. USP, not the courier...

Social Media Terrorism – We Have To Get In On The Fight

IN a way, some of us are working for the terrorists but we don’t realise it. Terror is generally defined as “extreme fear”; terrorism “the use of violence and intimidation in the...

WhatsApp Phone Calls? The World Ends Here.

I AM enraged right now, and I believe I will be so for quite a while. My thoughts on phone calls are well on the record and available here, and I am...

Can’t Find Traffic Jam? Blame ICTs

LAST Thursday the United States Embassy in Kampala (not Uganda, for some reason that is not relevant right now) hosted a chat on ICT in Uganda and invited a number of...

Something About The Electric Fan

THE thought has occurred to me before, but only in passing. The other night, though, when a heavy rain storm cut the power supply right off in the thick of the night,...

Let’s Build Our Own Local Weather Apps

YOU would think that for a country that has declared itself to be agricultural for the last hundred or so years, Uganda would put much, much more by weather forecasts and...
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INNOVATION

E-Skin is here! Shift From Wearables to Skin-Worn Devices

Have you heard of E-Skin? As a wearable, ultra-thin, flexible device, electronic skin (e-skin) involves the convergence of several technologies such as microelectronics, sensors,...