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Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity – Wi-Fi at its worst

Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity is a largely contested condition that has raised more than a few eyebrows in the medical community as of late. It is a condition that most people have never heard of, and is often referred to as the ‘Wi-Fi allergy’ as it is associated with a negative reaction to an ‘over-exposure’ to Wi-Fi. [...]

By | 2018-04-03T13:34:04+00:00 March 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is office management and technology?

What is office management and technology, and is it offered at VUT? The Faculty of Applied and Computer Sciences at the Vaal University of Technology enables students to engage in research-centric courses in multiple specialised fields. Each course is designed with optimum results in mind, and are aimed at giving graduates the competitive edge and [...]

By | 2018-04-03T13:29:43+00:00 March 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is business management all about?

What is business management all about, and how do I study it? The Vaal University of Technology strives to offer its students a diverse range of postgraduate courses and degrees that encourage, nurture and stimulate intellectual engagement and personal growth, with a strong focus on research and community service. The Faculty of Management Sciences specialises [...]

By | 2018-04-03T13:24:28+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mining Safety Robots

The interest in mining automation and robotics in South Africa has been up and down over the past few years, but according to Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Materials Science and Manufacturing Operational Unit Mechatronics and Micro Manufacturing (MMM) Competency area research group leader, Peter Bosscha, the interest is now “ramping up again”. The return of the active interest in mining [...]

By | 2018-02-28T13:39:21+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Love is often defined as an emotive sensory experience and feeling. It is one that is frequently sensationalised by the media, television, movies and even science. It is an emotion that takes many shapes and forms. Love can be romantic, companionate, maternal and paternal. It can be ‘healthy’ and ‘unhealthy’, logical and sensible, or entirely [...]

By | 2018-02-20T13:46:32+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Elon Musk: Electrical Entrepreneur Extraordinaire

Elon Musk is a South African-born Canadian American businessman, investor, and entrepreneur. He is better known as the Tesla tycoon, as well as the founder, CEO and product architect of SpaceX.  Musk is also the co-founder, CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc. a company that was founded in 2003 by a group of engineers [...]

By | 2018-02-15T12:24:06+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Racing Against Day Zero

With taps predicted to run dry on 11 May 2018 due to the water shortages caused by Cape Town’s drought, Day Zero is fast approaching. With uncertain rainfall predictions for winter and the risk of over capacitating the system (at a significant cost to the ratepayer), the City of Cape Town had to start investigating [...]

By | 2018-02-28T13:39:14+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Hysteria around Listeria Bacteria

In January 2018, it was estimated that South Africa had approximately 750 confirmed cases of Listeria, which according to the World Health Organisation is “believed to be the largest ever outbreak of the bacterial disease Listeriosis”. By comparison, the second largest known outbreak of the disease occurred in the United States in 2011, with a [...]

By | 2018-02-20T13:39:46+00:00 January 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Artificial Intelligence – an existential threat to South Africa

While technological advances like Artificial Intelligence (AI) are likely to give rise to a number of opportunities for both economic and social development, they come with some risks - even more so for developing countries such as South Africa. AI involves the theory and development of computer systems that are able to perform tasks that [...]

By | 2018-02-28T13:39:11+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Big Bang Of Bitcoin

Bitcoin, defined as the ‘internet of money’ is a cryptocurrency and worldwide payment system created by Satoshi Nakamoto. Unlike other established institutionalised currencies, Bitcoin is the first of its kind as a decentralised digital currency. It is a decentralised currency in that the Bitcoin system functions without a single administrator or a central bank. The [...]

By | 2017-12-14T09:24:05+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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