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How Holographic Computing can Transform the Construction and Architecture Industries
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The construction industry is a multibillion-dollar industry. Yet, many of their processes have remained unchanged. Even though many technologies have been introduced to the construction and architecture industry over the…

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How Blockchain Will Affect the Content Industry
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From its humble beginnings with bitcoin, blockchain has morphed into a technology that has the potential to affect nearly every industry from banking to online publishing. There are several ways…

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Why the Combination of Fake News and A.I is Extremely Dangerous for Africa
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We live in unprecedented times, where, unfortunately, increasingly things are not what they seem to be or what they should be. We only have been in this situation for less…

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How African Leaders Will Thrive in An Exponential World
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My work as a Futurist in Africa is simply to prepare my continent for the Future. The truth is we live in challenging times. Geopolitical turmoil, local and national social…

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MIT’S NEW VOICELESS INTERFACE IS A REAL LIFE “MIND READER”
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The way we interact with the technology in our lives is getting progressively more seamless. If typing terms or addresses into your phone wasn’t easy enough, now you can just…

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Google’s new tool answers your questions by reading thousands of books
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Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos…

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An African Futurist’s 4 Predictions on the Future of Work
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Drawing on both on my experiences during 2017, and insightful books I’ve read, here are my four predictions for the future of work: 1. AI and robotics will create more jobs,…

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Will Lawyers Become Extinct in the Age of Automation?
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FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF : Paul Rawlinson, Global Chair, Baker McKenzie   ‘The robots are coming’. It’s fast becoming the mantra of our age. And it comes with more than a hint…

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FALCON HEAVY SUCCESSFUL : WHAT IS NEXT FOR SPACE TRAVEL
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Last week, Elon Musk and the rest of the SpaceX team launched their most powerful rocket yet, leaving the entire world stupefied. The Falcon Heavy carried cargo consisting of Elon…

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IS TELEVISION DEAD YET? AND THE FUTURE OF MEDIA AND CONTENT IN AFRICA
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Cable and media companies battle on as consumers turn away from television Traditional broadcast television was once ubiquitous, but not anymore. Today, you’re more likely to be holding an iPad than…

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