By Aisha Salaudeen, CNN Many of the top tech companies now have a presence in Africa (CNN)What if you could tell what was wrong with your plant by simply hovering your smartphone over it? Well, farmers in Africa now can. Thanks to one of Google’s many products, TensorFlow, rural farmers on the continent can diagnose diseased […]
By SAS The term artificial intelligence was coined in 1956, but AI has become more popular today thanks to increased data volumes, advanced algorithms, and improvements in computing power and storage. Early AI research in the 1950s explored topics like problem-solving and symbolic methods. In the 1960s, the US Department of Defense took interest in […]
Vocational institute seeks to build a digital ecosystem enabling community members to leverage on connectivity for sustainable livelihoods. By Brian Yatich With the profound impact that technology has transformed various industries right from agriculture to the future of connected devices has been a fundamental shift in the structure of our global society. However, with digital […]
A new business and technology solutions firm has been launched, which promises to partner with enterprises and governments to accelerate the development and transformation of Africa.
Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, has partnered with Microsoft to bring its fourth annual MEST Africa Summit to Nairobi. The 3-day event will take place in Nairobi, Kenya from June 10 – 12, 2019, at the Radisson Blu Hotel. MEST Africa Summit brings together leading entrepreneurs, investors, ecosystem players and executives from across Africa and globally to […]
Rather than replacing humans, A.I. is best used to support our capacity for creativity and discernment.
Nearly 15 percent of the top websites in the world are powered by WordPress. DesignRush discovered the leading WordPress functionalities that ensure successful sites and the top 33 WordPress website agencies to build them. “WordPress’s many offerings can be tailored to nearly any business goal or industry, especially with the help of qualified WordPress web […]
Held in memory of the Nigerian scholar Adebayo Adedeji – arguably one of Africa’s leading proponent of regional integration – the lecture focused around the question of digital transformation in Africa: Hype or Reality? “There is enough evidence that Africa can be digitally transformed.
poa! internet, the low-cost Internet service provider, today announced its expansion into Kangemi, Nairobi, which together with launches during 2018 in Kiambu Town and Tin’gan’ga in Kiambu County has more than doubled the ISP’s coverage area in less than a year. “Our expansion plans are now accelerating, with our launch in Kangemi opening up the […]
By Hark-sang Kim In light of modest global sales recently, some observers say that smartphone innovation has hit a bottleneck, as new devices bear more iterative upgrades instead of groundbreaking features. Others even predict that the smartphone era may be coming to an end soon. But with mobile technologies like 5G, AI, and AR maturing […]