Company managers are forced in today’s working environment to cut cost and improve efficiency in any possible manner. For a manager to improve efficiency, they need performance reports or some monitoring system. Certain companies are aiming to not only monitor or record employee’s task, but also how much time was spent by the employee on [...]
I checked out some version control solutions today, the candidates were: SVN, Bazaar and Git. My main requirements were ease of use, public hosting service (repo, ticket tracking, wiki, etc) and the ability to make source private (Remember that NDA you signed?). Turns out the simplest and quickest solution is bitbucket based on Mercurial. Sign [...]
Konrad Blum, a Masters researcher at the Electronic Media Laboratory, is conducting an experiment to test techniques that improve the intelligibility of voice conversations over a digital network. If you have a couple of minutes to spare to listen to garbled audio, please help him out! The experiment can be accessed online at http://web.ee.sun.ac.za/~konrad/exp2 To [...]
The research team is looking for candidates who… …have already completed, or are about to complete their BSc or BEng degrees in a related field (Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or Applied Mathematics). …have an exceptional undergraduate academic record. …have a solid background in computer programming and have a good idea of what Software Engineering is [...]
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- some more ways our brain plays tricks on us
in an interview with lee gomes, michael jordan (no, not the basketball player, the ieee fellow) stated that there are still...
- Dabbling in text mining to study ‘othering’ on Bonfiire Stellenbosch
Background For my Honours research project this year, I analysed ways of increasing user participation in blog-based social networks. My case...
- Mobile Technology in Africa: a comparative view between Kenya and South Africa
A recent GSMA report stated that Africa is currently the second biggest market for mobile in the world. This means...
- gestalt theory
"the whole is other than the sum of the parts" - kurt koffka this oft-used quote, by koffka, can be used...