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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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THESE JOBS WILL NOT BE TAKEN OVER BY ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
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Robots are starting to take over our jobs. Oxford University researchers have estimated that 47 percent of U.S. jobs could be automated within the next two decades. It’s evident to me that…

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THE FUTURE OF WORK IN AFRICA : WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THERE ARE NO JOBS LEFT
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I don’t think people are realizing what’s going on right now. My niece is 2 years old and by the time she’s 25, half the jobs will be gone. Retail stores…

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AUTOMATION WONT ONLY AFFECT “BLUE-COLOR” JOBS
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The Age of Automation Much has been said about how automation will affect employment and the economy. In almost every conversation, the looming threat of job displacement is focused on a very…

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MICHIO KAKU ON EARTH 2.0 : THE WORLD IN 20 YEARS
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Earlier today, Michio Kaku spoke at the World Government Summit in Dubai. I was both astonished and alarmed by what he had to say. The topic at hand? Change. It seems that each day…

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