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A time will indeed come when we will be living in the age of Ultron. From mobile phone to game consoles to operating systems, we live in an age of convenience where simply uttering commands to a personal digital assistant will perform the desired task more efficiently than doing it manually but is the this a fad or will it be entrenched in our daily lives where a person talking to his phone will become the new normal. The mobile space is constantly pushing the narrative with regards to personal digital assistants with the major ones being Siri from Apple, Cortana from Microsoft and Google Now.

Brian Gitta, a 26 year old Ugandan scooped the Innovation and ICT award on the 18th August 2018 at the Young Achievers Award Uganda 2018 (YAAUg18). Not only did he get the Innovation and ICT award but also the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation in June by the Royal Academy of Engineering in Britain that comes with £25,000 ($32,940).

Microsoft is acquiring GitHub, the largest code repository in the world, for $7.5 billion, in the announcement made on Monday morning. GitHub is a large code repository that has become very popular with developers and companies hosting entire projects, documentation, and code. Apple, Amazon, Google, and many other big tech companies use GitHub. There are 85 million repositories hosted on GitHub, and 28 million developers contribute to them.

Coding now ceases to be for the hard core programmers only (Well, that goes for the coding language Javascript). A new Grasshopper mobile application (that is for free, if I may add) from google, makes coding feel fun and approachable. Coding could be a hobby for you too.

The SprayPrinter painting tool allows users to reproduce artwork on any surface like wall, cars, surf boards and furniture. SprayPrinter inventor Richard Murutar combined a car engine, gaming console, and a smart phone app to make it.

According to Richard what happens is that the smartphone sends the image that you want to print to printer which has already the color will spray the image onto the surface of your choice creating wonderful image.

See the video.... pretty cool

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmZm-iapbL8