Paul Scott

Paul Scott
Senior Developer, DSTV Online

Website | @paulscott56

I am currently employed by the University of the Western Cape as Chief Software Architect for the AVOIR network (, as well as the manager of the Free Software Innovation Unit based ( at UWC (

I hold a Bachelor of Science in Botany, from the University of Port Elizabeth. I have many interests including Geographical Information Systems, Botany, Computer Science and Free Software. I have created and contributed to many Free Software projects and at any one time, am working on around 10 different FOSS projects collaboratively with a global community.

I have a strong interest in e-learning and teaching, using Free Software, and have contributed greatly to the AVOIR network and projects. I have a passion for coding and a passion for capacity buiding and skills transfer.


Emerging Topics, Mobile, PHP, Programming, Python, Web Applications
Location: Meeting Room J1/J4
Paul Scott (DSTV Online)
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