For most of my life I have been learning, I have a Bachelor and Master of Engineering degrees in Mechanical Engineering, both from universities in Nigeria before moving to Japan to obtain a Ph.D. in System Information Science. After doing a Ph.D., a lot of people would expect that you…


The purpose of this post is to see if there could be some interest or if what I’m thinking resonates in my circle of influence.
Warning! The content might be too lengthy or technical, but I’ll try to make it interesting.

A new set of data called “Semantic Kitti” (http://semantic-kitti.org/)…


About 4 years ago when I wanted to start learning Python Programming, the top question on my mind was, “How do I get started quickly?”. Over the years, many things have changed about Python programming itself. It has become more useful and popular for general programming and most especially for…


I have been searching for a simple yet flexible way to do transfer learning with TensorFlow recently. However, most examples I see are either too cryptic and involved or too rigid to be repurposed.

So, I stumbled on this tutorial on the TensorFlow website, which helped only if I wanted…


“Self-flying Cars”

Yes, that is it. You heard me right. “Self-flying Cars”, in Africa. I know there are many questions in your mind right now. How? When? Is it even possible? Well, the aim of this article is not to answer those questions but to reason about a more involving…


My country of origin is Nigeria but I presently study and live Japan. These two countries are worlds apart in terms of development and advancement, but I do not intend to use this post to show how a country like Japan is more advanced than a country like Nigeria…


Since I finished the Udacity Self-driving engineer course, I have been interested in investigating some self-driving car open source projects that are available online. My aim is to see which one I could contribute to, or at some point start something on my own. At this point, some important questions…


Update: I have added two more technologies, making 7 in total. I talked about all of these technologies in my podcast:

The world is moving very fast and the times are changing with it. We need to keep updating our knowledge to stay relevant. The following are my picks…


I started the Udacity Self-Driving Nanodegree (Udacity SDCND) Program last year December. It will come to end this month. I have to say it looks more achievable now than it did 3 months ago. I had the thought of quitting many times than I can count but it has been…

Joshua Owoyemi

PhD, Research Engineer at Elix Inc, Japan.

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