30 episodes

CodeCast is a biweekly 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.

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CodeCast is a biweekly 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.

    EP26: Digital Literacy, Critical Thinking & Connecting Classrooms Project

    EP26: Digital Literacy, Critical Thinking & Connecting Classrooms Project

    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:


    British Council: Twitter

    Mukuma Musenge: Twitter | Website

    Cynthia Mulenga: Twitter

    Buumba Siamalube: Twitter


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    • 1 hr 23 min
    EP25: 2019 in Review + January is Game Development Month

    EP25: 2019 in Review + January is Game Development Month

    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 progress in terms of site registrations across Africa. If you are organizing or organized a site for GGJ, we would like to hear from you. Send us an audio to team@codecastzm.com or record a voice message with Anchor.



    Links and Info:


    Sithe Ncube: Twitter | Anchor
    Mukuma Musenge: Twitter | Website
    Elias Phiri: Twitter
    Kalaharian Studios: Website
    Project Lumpa: Digital Lab Africa
    Global Game Jam: Website
    Prosearium.Net: Website | Twitter
    Ubongo Game Lab: Twitter


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    • 1 hr 18 min
    EP24: Special Developer Conference Zambia 19' Episode

    EP24: Special Developer Conference Zambia 19' Episode

    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 level up is key to a progressive approach to building products and  communities.

    DevConZM brings exposure that will prove useful to  innovation in various industrial sectors leading to direct economic  value addition. Apart from the technical opportunities available, Devcon  will also give developers access to networking and investment  opportunities which is critical to growth.

    Leave us a review on iTunes to let us know what you think about the show.

    Also, join our growing community on Slack for in depth conversations regarding community and other topics on the podcast.

    Hosts/Guests

    Rahul Sharma- Twitter

    Dennis Mubamba- Twitter

    Mwaaba Mugala- Twitter

    Gilbert Mwale - LinkedIn

    Ngosa Chungu- Twitter

    Daniel Phiri- Twitter

    Elias Phiri- Twitter

    Mukuma Musenge - Twitter


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    • 46 min
    EP23: Security Begins With The Coder

    EP23: Security Begins With The Coder

    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 the show.

    Also, join our growing community on Slack for in depth conversations regarding community and other topics on the podcast.

    Hosts/Guests

    Mukuma - Twitter

    Cynthia - Twitter

    Alinani - LinkedIn

    Resources and Links


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    • 52 min
    EP22: To Build...Or Not To build?

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

    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. We let you know what the pros and cos are on each of the different methods we discuss.

    In the news we look at the devices that will support Disney's new streaming service (Disney Plus) launching in November which a glaring omission. Disney+ finally tell us how much its gonna cost us per month. Lastly on the news, Sony buys Insomniac.... Yes, finally 'wifed'...

    Leave us a review on iTunes to let us know what you think about the show.

    Also, join our growing community on Slack for in depth conversations regarding community and other topics on the podcast.

    Hosts

    Mukuma - Twitter

    Elias - Twitter

    Resources and Links

    Tweet thread that inspired this episode

    Disney+ Reveal Summary

    Sony Acquires Insomniac

    Apply Card Updates

    Top Ten Web Builders

    Difference between WordPress.org and WordPress.com

    Sample Makeup Artist Website using Wix

    Sample Photography Website using SquareSpace (Password: Test1234)

    Statistics on Social Media Usage - Zambia | Africa | Global




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    • 1 hr 19 min
    EP21: Industrial IT - Asset Performance Optimization

    EP21: Industrial IT - Asset Performance Optimization

    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; 


    Condition Based Monitoring
    Regulatory Compliance 
    Insurance Requirements
    Troubleshooting and Incident Analysis Reporting
    Emissions Monitoring and Control.

    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 continuity scenarios in any batch comparison tasks creating an environment for high level business decisions for the good the organization.

    Hosts/Guests

    Paul Flanagan

    Mukuma Musenge

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    • 54 min

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