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CodeCast is a Zambian podcast that focuses on everything technology. We highlight innovations in AI and Machine Learning as well as the latest in data science. We cover releases from major technology companies and the effect these releases have on the developer and consumer community. We celebrate the role developers play in shaping the future of technology, both from a uniquely Zambian perspective to the repercussions on a global scale.

CodeCast is a Zambian podcast that focuses on everything technology. We highlight innovations in AI and Machine Learning as well as the latest in data science. We cover releases from major technology companies and the effect these releases have on the developer and consumer community. We celebrate the role developers play in shaping the future of technology, both from a uniquely Zambian perspective to the repercussions on a global scale.

Location:

Zambia

Description:

CodeCast is a Zambian podcast that focuses on everything technology. We highlight innovations in AI and Machine Learning as well as the latest in data science. We cover releases from major technology companies and the effect these releases have on the developer and consumer community. We celebrate the role developers play in shaping the future of technology, both from a uniquely Zambian perspective to the repercussions on a global scale.

Twitter:

@codecastzm

Language:

English


Episodes

EP34: Game, Set and Match

9/18/2020
On today's episode, Elias and Chilekwa are back talking about the video games, surprising absolutely no one. They review PlayStation's September 16 PS5 Event, and the discuss the chaos that followed. They also discuss the latest evolution of the next generation of consoles, with both Microsoft and Sony having placed their cards on the table. Hardcore gamers, this episode is for you! Links and Info: Elias Phiri: Twitter Chilekwa Munsanje: Twitter Feedback Form: Fill it in here Leave us a...

Duration:01:07:09

EP33: Console Cold Wars

8/21/2020
Hide your Elite controllers, 'cause it's another episode all about video games! Elias and CodeCast debutante Chilekwa talk next-gen: what we know so far about the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X, Microsoft and Sony’s differing approaches to the next generation of consoles and speculation on release date and price. If your a gamer, or are even remotely interested in purchasing a next-gen console, do we have the episode for you! Links and Info: Twitter Twitter Feedback Form: Fill it in...

Duration:01:20:27

EP32: "I Quit My Job", Life Coach vs Mentor and Work-Life Balance

8/7/2020
In this episode, hosts Elias, Cynthia and Mukuma sit down together for the first time in 3 months to discuss Life and all the lemons it has thrown at us this year. Cynthia talks about the steps that went into her decision to quit her job and get a life coach, she also highlights the importance of maintaining a work-life balance. Links and Info: Twitter Twitter TwitterFill it in here Leave us a review on iTunes to let us know what you think about the show --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:36:55

EP31: Digital Media, Pivoting & Disrupting Culture

5/15/2020
On this episode we welcome back Ngosa Chungu to the podcast. We share ideas and thoughts on what opportunities exist in digital media, pivoting as a business as well as community mobilisation to change the way businesses provide services to consumers. We also talk about the many internet challenges that hinder teleworking during the Covid-19 pandemic within Zambia --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/codecastzm/message

Duration:01:17:27

Bonus: CodeCasting with Kuma by Stage Freight

5/4/2020
This episode was originally posted on Polelo by Stage Freight --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/codecastzm/message

Duration:00:52:54

EP30: Working Autonomously, Dunning-Kruger Effect, Culture and Money

5/1/2020
On this episode, we talk about the effects of Working Autonomously and Working in a Team. Our Guest Alick runs us through the different experiences he has been through since deciding to join the technology scene. We talk personality traits, the Dunning-Kruger effect as well as whether money should be apart of a companies culture. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Leave us a review on iTunes to let us know what you think about...

Duration:01:15:31

EP 29: COVID - What Next, Coping Mechanisms, Innovation & Work Life Balance

4/17/2020
On this episode, we continue to reflect on the effects of COVID-19 on our lives and work. We talk about the opportunities for innovation and coping mechanisms during this anxious time. Let us know how you are coping by sending us a voice note using the link below. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/codecastzm/message

Duration:01:04:56

EP28: Cancelled Events, Remote Work and other things COVID-19 Related

3/27/2020
On this episode, we reflect on the conferences, events and working lifestyle amidst concerns regarding COVID - 19. Let us know how you are coping by sending us a voice note using the link below. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Leave us a review on iTunes to let us know what you think about the show --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/codecastzm/message

Duration:01:16:52

EP27: Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in that order

3/16/2020
In this episode, we speak to Data Scientists Sipho Muyangana and Yasin Musa Ayami on the practical use cases for Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence on society. They explain more on concepts surrounding Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence especially key differences and tools. Links and Info: LinkedInFacebook LinkedInTwitter Leave us a review on iTunes to let us know what you think about the show --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:01:34:45

EP26: Digital Literacy, Critical Thinking & Connecting Classrooms Project

2/9/2020
On this episode, hosts Cynthia and Mukuma speak to Buumba Siamalube, Project Office at the British Council in Lusaka Zamia. We talk about the Connecting Classrooms Project and its impact on public schools all across Zambia. We also delve into Critical Thinking and how valuable this is in learning and appreciating everything around us. Cynthia also shares her favorite tools that make up part of her workflow. Links and Info: Twitter TwitterWebsite Twitter Twitter Leave us a review on...

Duration:01:23:33

EP25: 2019 in Review + January is Game Development Month

1/10/2020
We are back for 2020!!! On this episode, hosts Mukuma and Elias reflect on 2019 and its special moments, plus they share the mic with Game Development advocate Sithe Ncube. She is the founder of Prosearium.Net & Ubongo Game Labs, she is also the Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Organizer for Global Game Jam. Prosearium.net is an initiative to document 1000 African women of all backgrounds and their experiences creating and uploading their own game. We talk about the Global Game Jam including the...

Duration:01:18:58

EP24: Special Developer Conference Zambia 19' Episode

9/22/2019
On this episode, we interview speakers from this years Developer Conference Zambia. DevConZM is an annual platform elected by Agora Code Community and collective members of the technology community in Zambia. It is specifically crafted with Software Developers and Tech Enthusiasts in mind. Its aim is first of all, to raise the quality of the craft, secondly, to raise awareness of the industry which is still in its infancy in Zambia. We believe that providing a platform for developers to...

Duration:00:46:27

EP23: Security Begins With The Coder

9/9/2019
On this episode, We have a special guest, Alinani Simuchimba joins us to discuss Security Best Practices and what this means for Coders. We ask questions on what security mean for coders and why it should start with us. We also discussed the basic steps a coder should take in making sure what they build is secure. In the news, Facebook Messenger Challenge is currently ongoing so please register for a chance to win cool cash!. Leave us a review on iTunes to let us know what you think about...

Duration:00:52:51

EP22: To Build...Or Not To build?

8/23/2019
Show Description Welcome to an all new episode of CodeCast, on this episode we discuss the various ways to go online for business, this episode has been inspired by conversations on whether every business needs a website. We discuss why this shouldn't be a Website vs Facebook vs Twitter conversation, each channel plays its own role in driving branding and sales. We highlight the different avenues available to build a website as well as how much it may cost you from a Zambian perspective....

Duration:01:19:42

EP21: Industrial IT - Asset Performance Optimization

8/9/2019
On this special episode, Mukuma talks to Paul Flanagan, An OSIsoft Architect/Consultant passionate about Integrating real time operational data with business intelligence data to provide "Single Source of Truth" insights. We chat about the processes of data extraction to activities such as; We discuss business impact scenarios around simple process monitoring in production environments as well as maintenance and efficiency. Identifying problem repeats and logic is key to increasing...

Duration:00:54:48

EP20: The State of the Developer Community

7/29/2019
It's another milestone episode, Elias and Mukuma discuss the state of the Zambian Tech/Developer community. We also compiled a few thoughts from Community members on what they think community means to them. Special thank you to the following developers and tech enthusiasts for taking time out to send us their opinions on community; TwitterTwitterTwitterTwitterTwitterTwitter Resources Games made at the 2016 Global Game Jam Games made at the 2019 Global Game Jam Hosts/Guests Elias Phiri-...

Duration:00:58:41

EP19: Why should your business consider having a Chat-bot?

7/12/2019
On this weeks episode, we discuss what it means to have a Chat-bot for a business. We look at the pros and cons of implementing automated assistants and what this implies for the future of customer service. We highlight the possibilities in opening up technology using Chat-bots and what impact they have for the way any organization whether large or small does business. Are you optimistic about AI and the future? Send us a 1 minute long message telling us what you think... Link below... We...

Duration:00:29:32

EP19 Teaser: Why should your business consider having a Chat-bot?

7/11/2019
On this weeks release we run through the ins and outs about building chat-bots. Why should your business consider building one. Episode out Friday, 12th July 2019. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/codecastzm/message

Duration:00:01:42

EP18 - Facebooks Libra, Highlights from E3 & The Repercussions of Our Online Actions.

6/28/2019
In the news, we talk about Facebook's announcement of Libra, the Cypto-Currency (If at all it can be described as such) it believes the world needs right now. We highlight what we feel are the public's' biggest things we enjoy and are skeptical about. Also in the news, E3 releases and announcements may convince you to not move to Google Stadia, value for money in this economy is a big factor in making the choice. Plus, Google announces base price for Stadia. On this weeks episode, we are...

Duration:01:03:15

EP18 - Teaser

6/25/2019
Here is what you can expect from our next episode. Release Date: 28th June 2019 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/codecastzm/message

Duration:00:01:57