Internet access in South Africa has many divides

The latest study on Internet access in South Africa reveals extensive fault lines across geography, race and income, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK, one of the authors of the report.  The digital divide is a convenient way of describing the gap between the haves and have-nots in the world of technology and Read more

Digital Music Overtaking In-Vehicle Infotainment

Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Trends in Media Consumption Changing Infotainment Landscape BOSTON, Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Consumers who have long been interested in portable digital media and streaming internet radio are now beginning to use these outlets regularly in the car. As usage of these features has now overtaken the CD Read more

Radio Audience Measurement Terminology and Formulas

For radio stations to fully understand their market it is vital that they understand the terminology used for both online and AM/FM radio. If you are not sure how to measure both formats then checkout Steve Mulder  of NPR  who wrote an interesting article entitled, How to compare your Broadcast Read more

Live Streaming Radio: Real Time Audience Measurement

Most companies are not fully exploiting streaming data that flows from IoT devices and mobile, web, and enterprise apps. Streaming analytics is essential for real-time insights and bringing real-time context to apps. Don’t dismiss streaming analytics as a form of “traditional analytics” use for postmortem analysis. Far from it —  streaming analytics Read more

Tesla to compete with Pandora and Spotify

According to Recode, Tesla is on a mission to conquer online radio. Elon Musk, the South African born entrepreneur is known for his daring ventures that literally defy gravity (SpaceX), has apparently revealed that the next big thing for the all-electric and autonomous Tesla cars is internet radio.   Instead Read more

Podcasting on the rise

Podcasting continues to boom as four in ten Americans tune in. Smart speakers are taking off and changing the game. The Infinite Dial study uses the “gold standard” of nationally representative survey research—a random probability telephone sample, comprising both mobile phones and landlines, of all Americans ages 12 and older. Read more

Statistics for GIS – Course Overview

GIS/Geographical Analysis – The Context of Statistical Techniques GIS/Geographical Analysis – Characteristics of Geographic Data GIS/Geographical Analysis – Classification and Graphing GIS/Geographical Analysis – Central Tendency & Dispersion GIS/Geographical Analysis – More Descriptives and Special Spatial GIS/Geographical Analysis – Descriptive Spatial Statistics I GIS/Geographical Analysis – Descriptive Spatial Statistics II Read more

Angie’s ANAs lack valid value proposition

Using ANA information available via mainstream media, I employed several models to test the validity of the programme’s value proposition and came to the conclusion that: ANAs have no valid value proposition. “ANAs (Annual National Assessments) are not serving their intended purpose of measuring and tracking the literacy and numeracy Read more