Meet the New Organizers and Their Favorite Tech

Innovation City Cape Town, Darter Studio, Longkloof, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001

Get to know our newest members on the organzier team and learn about their tech passions.

Apr 18, 2023, 4:00 – 6:00 PM


Key Themes

Career DevelopmentMachine LearningWeb

About this event

This month the stage belongs to our four newest committee members as they each introduce one of their tech projects.


0. Intro & Welcome - Siso Ngqolosi

1. Unlocking the Power of Machine Learning (by Jessica Hannah Randall)

Looking to elevate your Machine Learning expertise? Look no further than "Unlocking the Power of Machine Learning" - a can't-miss talk presented by GDG Cape Town.

Our esteemed speaker, Jessica Randall, will be taking us through the introduction to Machine Learning, including the challenges faced by ML models and the various types of ML tasks. With a simple introduction to the basics of Machine Learning, this event is accessible to everyone.

Join us for this exciting event. You'll have the chance to get hands-on experience with a live demo of the Teachable Machine, allowing you to build and explore your own ML models. Plus, with opportunities to network with other Machine Learning enthusiasts, you'll be able to take your skills to the next level.

Whether you're a first-year student, a third-year student, or a passionate Machine Learning enthusiast, this event is perfect for you. Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to unlock endless possibilities in the world of Machine Learning. Register now and secure your spot at Unlocking the Power of Machine Learning with Jessica Randall.

2. The Imperative of Coding: How to Use the Principles of Programming to be More Decisive and Navigate the Digital Era (by Phillip Sebole Masango)

The imperative of coding" refers to the idea that in today's digital age, understanding the principles of programming and coding is becoming increasingly important. The phrase "imperative" means "necessary" or "vital," indicating that coding is no longer just a desirable skill, but rather an essential one.

The rest of the sentence suggests that by using the principles of programming, individuals can become more decisive and better equipped to navigate the digital world. By breaking down complex tasks into smaller, more manageable steps, individuals can make more informed decisions and solve problems more effectively. Additionally, understanding programming principles can help individuals better navigate the digital landscape, which is becoming increasingly important as technology plays a larger role in our daily lives.

3. Discovering Hidden Gems: Empowering Small Businesses through a Geolocation-Based Food App (by Onesmus Maenzanise)

Tired of looking for hidden local restaurants but can't find them? Want to support small businesses in your area? Next, I invite you to check out my current project - a food and restaurant app for small businesses. Our app uses geolocation to recommend nearby businesses we work with, so you can easily find and support them. Additionally, we offer in-app usage incentives to encourage community engagement and help build a sense of belonging.

As we continue to develop the app, we plan to include functionality that will allow users to share photos of their cooking experiences and tag businesses, creating a virtual community of food lovers. Join me to learn more about this exciting project and how it can benefit local businesses and foodies.

4. Networking & Social

This event is sponsored by Innovation City



Tuesday, April 18, 2023
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM UTC


  • Jessica Randall

  • Phillip Masango

  • Onesmus Maenzanise


Innovation City logo

Innovation City


  • Ugo M

    GDG Organizer

  • Siso Ngqolosi


    GDG Organizer

  • Onesmus Maenzanise

    APS Holdings

    GDG Organzier


    University of the Western Cape

    GDG Organizer

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