Systems Administration at ORAP

Two weeks ago, I applied to volunteer at ORAP Zimbabwe and I got a positive response from management. Needless to say, I was happy to be awarded an opportunity to work there again(more on that in a bit). About ORAP

 

On Tech Hubs and Learning opportunities

Two new tech hubs have been formed in Zimbabwe. The Hypercube Hub in Harare and the Ski-Hub in Bulawayo. I’m very excited about developments such as these. Why? Because hubs have one goal: To promote innovation and provide a space for co-working. Innovation, learning, free Internet access and collaboration are words that get me excited. … 

 

Webjam January 2 2013

Web jam 2012 This event was meant to resemble a Summer Code party. Expected attendance was 10 but because of complications the number did not even go up to half of that in the end. Besides the poor attendance, the event went well to be honest. Some friends and I got together and we had … 

 

Facebook remix

Remixed my first site using Hackasaurus…this is cool….check it out here: The tool is pretty cool, it allows you to highlight any part of the website you want to remix and edit it to suit your needs. When you’re done, it generates the modified HTML code that you can share with friends……you can find my … 

 

Firefox OS?

Firefox Mobile OS Word on the net is this….The Firefox people have been busy at work, working on a Mobile Operating System of their own. Unlike other mobile OSes that are built on software created using Java, C,Or other similar languages, this OS is based entirely on HTML5. Yes you heard it HTML5! Mozilla has … 

 

Windows Applications and Ubuntu

Windows Applications and Linux I’ts been a few days since i installed Ubuntu and all I can say is that I love it!! My knowledge base of the commands is growing fast and I’m beginning to understand how and why things are different on Linux.. There is one little problem however, like most people, when … 

 

Java Experience

After a frustrating search that didn’t bear any results, I made a decision to move to another programming language. What was I searching for? Tips on how to develop apps for mobile devices. I must admit, I was pidgeon holed in one programming language(Visual Basic). I mean, I sincerely beleived that VB was the best … 

 

Migrating to Linux

A friend of mine from college always talked about linux. He swears by it. Everytime he talked about it, i always kept thinking, But why would anyone want to change from Windows, why bother? That is what I always asked myself, so I had a long talk with him and had him explain to me … 

 

Africom, My second love

I’ve been using Africom for a week now and well all i can say is that i’m not complaining.I’ll tell you what i think of their service. I have 3 things against Africom: 1) Coverage is patchy if you live more than 10km from the base station (N.R.Z Building) 2) When you subscribe, you only … 

 

How to hide a file inside another

┬áHiding files in Windows Why the need to hide files? Hiding your history? The other day, a thought occurred to me. How can one hide sensitive information on a computer? The first thing that came to mind was the Hidden file attribute for files and folders, but anyone who knows how to can view those …