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5G, or fifth generation mobile telecommunications, will drive a chain reaction of innovation that will transform virtually every industry. The rollout of 5G networks will mean a very different business and communications ecosystem, connecting a vast network of sensors, robots, and autonomous vehicles through sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) and machine... Read More
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The further integration of automated processes and machines in our workforce is an inevitable future, but even robo-geeks would admit that their enthusiasm might not be shared by all. The future of human-machine co-existence requires the consideration of direct and indirect implications on a societal and singular level.  These concerns... Read More
Dr. Jagdish N. Sheth wrote an excellent book on why good companies fail, called “The self-destructive habits of good companies and how to break them.” In it, I found that the average life of a company was about 14 years. Sheth believes that there are at least six significant external... Read More
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If you’re a fan of the HBO series Game of Thrones then you’re familiar with the character Missandei, the trusted advisor to Daenerys Targaryen. She could speak 19 languages, making her a valuable employee who could communicate with just about anyone in the fictional continent of Westeros. In the real... Read More
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A new artificial intelligence (AI) arms race is underway. Led by software giants like Google and Facebook in the United States, and Baidu and Tencent in China, AI is provoking a technological revolution that is fundamentally different from revolutions of the past. Ownership and control of AI and machine learning... Read More
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With abundant clean energy and new investments in renewable energy technologies, Africa may be on the cusp of a clean energy revolution. According to a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA), renewable energy will make up almost half of sub-Saharan Africa’s power generation growth by 2040. Like mobile phones... Read More
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A transformation has been taking place across the African continent, especially below the Sahara. And it’s accelerating. These developments will have an enormous impact on the 1.2 billion people who live on the continent. More importantly, what is taking place there will soon reverberate across the world. For a number... Read More

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