Cape Town – A University of the Western Cape (UWC) computer science Master’s student is making use of Twitter data to develop an app for mapping and pinpointing hijacking hot spots.
Although it’s still in the developmental stage, the Strand resident, Taahir Patel, 23, is hopeful that the information shared through the app will assist in reducing the number of hijackings and attempted hijackings on South African roads.
“This is an idea that goes all the way back to my first year at university. We had to think of a new type of application and statistics show hijackings are only getting worse. I was hoping that by means of my research, I would one day be successful in identifying these…
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