In 2020, I uninstalled over 50 extensions to the VS Code, leaving only a few.

Visual Studio Code (VS Code) is a lightweight but efficient code editor that is one of the programmers’ most common tools for development.

I went to add different plug-ins, as in other IDEs I’ve seen with plug-in features. I found this year that I have added over 60 extensions to my VS Code. I’ve mostly used the VS Code editor to write python and, Javascript code, and markdown style documents.

While these additions gave me a rare experience, my VS Code was still slowed down and making the interface frustrating. …


New code, new conceptions. Currently, there is a massive influence within the programming space. As a hobbyist software developer, I spent a day using each language and framework, that I found super interesting.

I do believe this article will share specific programming frameworks and languages that hopefully, will still be on the scene in the next 5–10 years.

Now, this article is not meant to be another list of bias towards what is right and wrong. …


Python

It has created a lot of hype ever since Python was published in the early 1990s. Sure, it took at least 2 decades for the programming world to appreciate its presence, but it has far exceeded C, C #, Java and even Javascript in popularity since then.

While Python dominates the fields of data science and machine learning, and, to some degree, scientific and mathematical computing, compared to newer languages such as Julia, Swift and Java, it does have its share of disadvantages.

Rising Popularity

How simple it was to learn and how effective it was to use was one of the…


We all know how expensive hand sanitiser is, now, in every part of the world. When COVID-19 hit, the prices rose to tremendous value.

Rest assured, I have devised a plan for those who are experienced or not in robotic programming. Featured below, we have created an automatic self-programmed dispenser. Let us dive in!

What Do You Need

Please note: all components can be found online

  • Ultrasonic Sensor
  • ESP32 Dev Module
  • Relay Module
  • 16*2 LCD Display
  • Homemade Hand Sanitiser
  • Mini DC Submersible Pump

What is Low-code?

Essentially, a low-code development platform is a software that provides a development environment. It further uses application software through graphical user interfaces and configuration instead of traditional hand-coded computer programming.

In 2017 alone, the market for low-code platforms topped $4.3 billion. According to predicted growth, it will climb to $27 billion by 2022.

Large companies are moving to low-code to reduce cost and increase speed.

“By 2024, three-quarters of large enterprises will be using at least four low-code development tools for both IT application development and citizen development initiatives.” — Gartner

Low-code Development


Nasa astronauts and psychologists have examined what human behaviours create a healthy culture for living and working remotely in small groups

When you are stuck in a household with many fellow people or members, it can be quite intense. Tensions are rife and eventually, the friend that you love can become extremely annoying.

I thought, who would be able to relate to a quiet, lock-downed space with little yet so much interaction? Astronauts.


Old VS New

Want to know what the Internet is probably going to be like in the next ten decades? The Internet is now 50 years old!

A report published by Popular Mechanics revealed new insight from their experts. You can see the full story here. You can see the summary below!

On October 29, 1969, a fax had been sent to a Stanford Research Institute PC measurement in Menlo Park, California, from a reasonably great room at UCLA in Southern California.

It read-only “Lo,” though it was supposed to say “Login.” The system crashed before completing the task. It was the world’s official groundbreaking message sent through an interconnected network known as ARPANET. …


Captured by Wellington Rodrigues

Introduction

Africa’s financial markets throughout time have been plagued by corruption, mismanagement, and timid business practices.

Arguably, Blockchain technology may be the solution to help African nations trade their resources seamlessly and corruption-free. It may be the case that the continent as a whole will now implement Blockchain. In the next few years, systems created and powered through Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology — mostly systems that introduce risk-free analysis, pricing, selling, and accountability. As we have started to gather, inherent in Blockchain, the democratization of asset production is underway in most parts of the world. Although the growth has exploded…


Recently announced, Microsoft won the Pentagon’s $10bn Cloud Computing contract, triumphing Amazon, which was seen as the favorite to build the system.

In a statement announcing Microsoft as the winner, the Pentagon underscored its view that the competition presumably conducted fairly and legally.

“All [offers] were treated fairly and evaluated consistently with the solicitation’s stated evaluation criteria. Prior to the award, the department conferred with the DOD [Department of Defence] inspector general, which informed the decision to proceed,” it said [6].

The joint enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud (JEDI) contract is part of a much more extensive business advancement of the…


I first watched the Matrix years and years ago, I was super young. I clearly remember when Neo’s computer tells him that, “The Matrix has you”. Over the years, that line resonated with me and the expansion of computer networks made sense. It seems that we are plugged into a Virtual Reality while our energy is used to build and race to become artificially intelligent beings. But how?

Over quite some time, I found the bridging between academia (mostly in theory) and the output of interests in growing tech-driven systems undocumented for. Although one can find the extensive resources in…

Troy Ginsberg

Understanding Sociality in Technology Systems, Write for Fun, Social Engineering, Abstract. Interests: Engineering, Academia & Design in all Forms

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