Monthly Archives: May 2020

The Fuss about 5G

2020-05-12T09:03:00+00:00

The fuss about 5G First it was 2G the OG (‘Original Gangster’ / ‘Day One’) followed by 3G, then 4G arrived on the scene and now we have 5G – expected to be the ‘Fast & Furious’ equivalent of a mobile network, which sounds great in theory – but what does it actually all mean, where can we get it, and perhaps most importantly right now – what’s it going to cost us? Well, first things first let’s break down exactly what 5G means and why it makes a difference. 5G is an abbreviation for fifth-generation wireless and is the [...]

The Fuss about 5G 2020-05-12T09:03:00+00:00

Finding pandemic clues in poo

2020-05-12T08:57:55+00:00

Finding pandemic clues in poo A new method of disease detection may be in the works for COVID-19, and from an unlikely source, as it involves getting down and dirty. Researchers at the Australian National University have discovered that traces of COVID-19 can be detected through an infected person’s excrement before they start to exhibit other, more definitive flu-like symptoms. This provides an interesting alternative method of early detection that does not necessarily entail getting up close and personal with a potentially infected person, but rather shifts the focus to the rougher end of the stick. The idea behind this [...]

Finding pandemic clues in poo 2020-05-12T08:57:55+00:00

Zooming In on the social network of the pandemic

2020-05-12T08:49:27+00:00

Zooming In on the social network of the pandemic The digital transformation has unarguably been amplified by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has necessitated the fast-paced development, updates and upgrades of new and existing digital technology. With a large percentage of the world currently under lockdown, curfew or restricted movement – many people are now working from home (#WFH), with children being home-schooled and students participating in online lectures and seminars, there has never been a greater need for digital technology to ensure that all of the above is possible and sustainable. With people spending hours and [...]

Zooming In on the social network of the pandemic 2020-05-12T08:49:27+00:00

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