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You are cordially invited to send submissions to Technopolitan Magazine, including articles, photographs, poems, graphic artwork, etc. If you would like to contribute, please familiarize yourself with our Article and Photo Guidelines below, and then send us your article idea via our contact email. You may also contact us or make submissions by calling +256-701495020 or writing Software Systems Centre Magazine, School of Computing & IT, Makerere University P .O BOX 7062 , Kampala Uganda.

Technopolitan publication dedicated to improving quality of software products and services in Afirca, Technopolitan explores innovative technologies as well as optimal use of exiting technology to improve lives and economies of developing nations.

Through its articles, it also relates theories to practical applications, highlights technology’s global impact, and generates international forums that foster the sharing of diverse ideas about quality software production and usage.

Technopolitan is published quarterly starting in September 2017 times a year. Technopolitan is distributed freely through the software systems centre website.

Call for Articles

We are now seeking article submissions to Technopolitan magazine for issue #1 “Systems Security in Developing Countries.” The issue will be out in October 2017. Please send us your article idea as soon as you can, before writing/submitting a full article. Your final article must reach us by September 15th, 2017.

Theme articles: Systems Security in Developing Countries

  •  How aware are you or your group of security challenges
  • In what ways have you been inspired by past security Challenges?
  • What inventions and innovations have come from past intentional communities?
  • What insights about software can be gleaned through the efforts of communal studies researchers, practitioners, and students?
  • A lot of agencies have experienced major disasters. What are some of the best (and funniest) disaster stories you’ve encountered? The most solemn/depressing?
  • Do you feel your group is doing something new, or is it possibly reinventing the wheel?

Please remember that we are looking for analytical stories, personal experiences, and concrete examples in your responses—these are what will make ideas and observations most “real” and relevant to readers.

Suggested submission length is from 300 to 2500 words. We invite submissions ranging from short vignettes to extensively developed articles, and also invite suggestions of recommended resources and article leads. We’re seeking articles written in a reader-friendly, popular-magazine style, rather than in an academic style. We ask contributors to share stories and experiences, not just ideas; write about challenges, not just successes; and describe specific situations that will help your story come alive for the reader.

For more information, please contact:
bkanagwa@cis.mak.ac.ug
Submissions can be sent for review to:
bkanagwa@cis.mak.ac.ug