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Planning for your Website

Planning for your Website

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You will likely need a website in the course of your life. If you are reading this, that time could be now. Most people who are not familiar with websites usually start without a clear goal or look at the website as the end goal itself. This should not…

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Why do Highly Funded Startups Fail?

Why do Highly Funded Startups Fail?

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After almost ten years in operation, one of the most funded startups in Kenya – Sendy – recently closed shop. This comes after Sendy ran out of funds. Sounds weird? Yes, the company that was valued at over KShs 10 billion late last year ran out of money to…

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Will AI Replace Your Job?

Will AI Replace Your Job?

Posted on 3 min read

Once Upon a Time… Before writing was invented, the world was very different from what it is today. Everything that needed to be known had to be committed to memory. Humanity needed to remember stuff or else crucial knowledge would be lost. Perhaps, that is how poetry and music…

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‘DM for Prices’

‘DM for Prices’

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One of the most frustrating things that people come across online is someone selling goods or services online and working hard to market them but does not openly display the prices of their goods or service. Instead, one is supposed to write them a message to enquire about the…

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The Challenge of Turning an Idea into an Income

The Challenge of Turning an Idea into an Income

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Tech product engineers consider themselves to be the geniuses of the 21st century. They have disrupted the world with both hardware and cutting-edge software, and are still working on some cool stuff that you probably have not heard about. Programmers claim that they rule the world and that the…

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Safety in the Ceiling

Safety in the Ceiling

The higher you go, the safer you are. One survival hack that pilots know is that altitude is your friend. When you are flying a plane, the higher you are, the safer you are. Why? One may assume that flying very near the ground is the safer option. In…

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The Challenge of Recruiting from a Market with a High Unemployment Rate

The Challenge of Recruiting from a Market with a High Unemployment Rate

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Ever wondered what recruitment looks like from the side of the employer, especially for small businesses? Most people apply for jobs while assuming that the recruiting person will read through their applications in detail, and with the best intention in mind. They will fill in the blank spaces and…

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The Power of access to Information

The Power of access to Information

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One of the most astounding findings I recently came across is the study of the effects of mobile phones on the Kerala fishing market in India. The research by Robert Jensen is best summarized by the figure below which shows how mobile phones led to the stabilization of fish…

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Big Tech Still Wanting on Transparency

Big Tech Still Wanting on Transparency

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One of the biggest online communities we have ever built consists of 1100 subscribers who regularly read one of our websites. That is quite a big community of people from a small geographical location who are willing to keep visiting your websites and reading our content. How does it…

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Social Capital

Social Capital

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Self-Made Myth You have ever heard someone say that ‘I am a self-made person.’ It could be a self-made millionaire, self-made YouTuber with many followers, self-made programmer, or even self-made businessperson. The claim here is that the person is who they are due to their own effort, and did…

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