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AI animates marketing returns

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Known as The Computer Guy, Joseph Ngare once dreamed of being a sports commentator. Now his thoughts have turned to another sort of sport: artificial intelligence. He sees brands having a choice between embarking on...
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Technological Disruption and the Future of Jobs

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As the technological disruption & automation gathers pace with every passing day so does the debate on the issue of jobs being taken away from humans to machines. Although there is some merit to...
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Innovation Alert: A coinless Blockchain, Reversible ICO & more

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The involvement of big companies in the blockchain space bodes well for the DLT. This has meant more funding & innovative ideas flowing through. China has emerged as the hub of innovation for the...
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Has General AI Exceeded the Intellectual Capacity of Humans?

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Machines are outsmarting humans not only in games but also in the labor market. In many fields today, the use of pattern recognition and big-data analysis show how AI’s capacities have already exceeded those...
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Staying Fit in Exceptional Times

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We live in times like no other. The third of the world population is on lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In many countries, people are allowed to go out only for substantial reasons....
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5 Potential Blockchain Use-cases that can save the environment

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Blockchain technology has become synonymous with innovation and disruption. While several sectors like healthcare, education, and finance have significantly benefited from blockchain-integration, one of the more promising use-cases may catch you completely by surprise....
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[Tech in Covid-19] Digital ID – 1 Week, from Dev to Deploy

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Compared to the SARS outbreak 17 years ago, the Covid-19 outbreak is more severe in multiple ways, such as longer incubation time with limited or no symptoms, more contagious, multiple ways of infection. As progress...
Soft Data

Soft Data

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I’ve written previously about the Noösphere and the ever-wonderful ways by which humanity is collecting, organizing and distributing information throughout the intricately innumerable networks that overlay our existence. Bandwidth is proliferating at a tremendous pace...
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Infographics Digest — Vol. 4

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Time does fly by... another week gone and I have loads of information packed into these useful infograpahics headed your way. Enjoy the visuals! Artificial Intelligence (AI): Blockchain: Cryptocurrencies: Cyber Security: Digital Transformation: Tech Disruption: Edge Computing: Emerging Technology: Banking: FinTech: Inventions: Internet: Internet of Things: Machine Learning: Economy: Finance: Quantum...
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AI’s Role and Reputation in Post-Corona Society

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All things pass, including corona. But not before shaping our future and accelerating trends that were already under way. Corona has forced us to undertake unprecedented social experiments - from super surveillance over new...
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A NEW WORLD COMES (a COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic story): What might be the longer-term effects...

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We face a real but controllable crisis — a disease with very high infectiousness but moderate to low death rate (so long as hospitals and ventilator supplies hold out). While in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis...
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5 Industries the Blockchain is Disrupting That You Probably Didn’t Expect

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It has become widely accepted that blockchain technology will be one of the most disruptive technologies the world has ever seen. The open-source technology that underlies the digital currency bitcoin can be augmented to...
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Social Engineering, the Flaws of Human Error, and Methods to Defend from It

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“Hi, my name is Samuel Gills, I’m one of the lead database engineers for (insert company name here). Our database for employee identification crashed overnight and we need to verify some information to ensure...
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The explosion of Unicorns on the Global Landscape

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Googling a unicorn turns up a strange mythical animal in the shape of a horse with a straight horn coming out of its forehead but for the tech followers it means something else now....
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How to Create Your Own Cryptocurrency and Make Your Business Ready For The Future

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How does cryptocurrency work? How to make a cryptocurrency? How to launch my cryptocurrency? All these questions must be popping in your head. Don’t worry we have the answers for them. Keep reading to...
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Human and artificial intelligence in capitalism

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The surprising benefit of becoming old is in finding out that issues that intrigue and often scare younger generations are not unique at all. They are modern variants of previous experiences. In the 1960s,...
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Another Engineered Global Economic Crisis Looming? Not if Our Data Economy Can Help it

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The development of our DApp, called DECENTR, is currently progressing in lockstep with our R&D as part of our upcoming H2020 bids. This continues to excite significant industry and investor interest in the decentralised...
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6 Ways to Spot an ICO Scam

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Earlier this year in February, cryptocurrency news site Bitcoin.com announced the findings of its study of ICOs that were held during 2017. The most glaring result of all was that of the 902 projects...
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A Team Should Build the Most Impactful Parts of Its Software

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Publicly available solutions are ubiquitous. These products can fill a team’s need so well that it is tempted to build its software from a mélange of packages sown together.  A mishmash of libraries is...
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Customer Behavior leading to Disruptive trends

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As the world is reaping the benefits of the fourth industrial revolution, disruptive technology is also evolving into it finest stage. The advancement pace is at all-time high, a shift in the consumer behavior,...