SIGN POST: Digital revolution finds niche in Braamfontein

Business Day Live | Arthur Goldstuck:

LIKE wind sweeping leaves into life in an alleyway, a digital revolution is sweeping through the unlikely backstreets of a one-time dying area of Johannesburg.

A dilapidated city block in Braamfontein is slowly lighting up, building by building. It goes by the name of the Tshimologong Precinct, from the Tswana word for “place of new beginning”.

 

The immediate catalyst is a University of the Witwatersrand department, the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering, which is turning five neglected buildings into an innovation hub…

 

Read full article via source: http://www.bdlive.co.za/businesstimes/2014/09/07/sign-post-digital-revolution-finds-niche-in-braamfontein

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