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Dangers of Tech-driven Solutions to Covid-19

Dangers of Tech-driven Solutions to Covid-19

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Whenever disruption happens, the ability to withstand the disruption is dependent on the capacity to adapt to the new normal. People and organizations seek tools and resources that can make it easier for them to adapt, making it possible for them to survive the tough times. This was the…

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Kenyans, You Can’t Eat GDP

Kenyans, You Can’t Eat GDP

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Kenya is the poster child for economic growth in Eastern Africa. A democratic nation compared to Uganda where Museveni has ruled since the days of John the Baptist. A relatively peaceful nation compared to Somalia and South Sudan. A highly skilled workforce, better than Tanzania. An economy that is…

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How Covid-19 will Reshape Technology and Innovations in the Future

How Covid-19 will Reshape Technology and Innovations in the Future

It is hard to imagine how the world would have coped with the Covid-19 pandemic if science and technology had not come to the rescue. From the onset of the pandemic, different technologies and innovative solutions have been deployed to help people navigate through life and work. Monitoring social…

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How Much can you Make from a Website in Kenya?

How Much can you Make from a Website in Kenya?

You’ve probably heard about this person who runs a website and is making thousands of shillings every day by placing ads on their website. The next thought that comes to mind is that you can also do the same and earn some extra income. It is supposed to be…

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Impact of Covid-19 on the Emerging Technology Development

Impact of Covid-19 on the Emerging Technology Development

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One of the positive outcomes of the Covid-19 pandemic is the accelerated uptake of new technologies that would have taken longer to be adopted. For both corporations and individuals, the technological leap has been remarkable. Virtual meetings have been normalized and there has been an increase in uptake of…

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Some People Die at Age 25 and Aren’t Buried until they are 75

Some People Die at Age 25 and Aren’t Buried until they are 75

I suspect that I have already grown up, so the question of what I want to be when I grow up is null and void. But this is one of the questions that reveals ambition and big dreams in kids. They are full of enthusiasm and zero cares in…

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Kune Foods is not about Racism

Kune Foods is not about Racism

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After a few years in the startup world, I came across some stats showing the startups that had managed to raise a significance amount of money in Kenya. The most noticeable characteristic is that almost all of them were led by white people. This was already raising complains in…

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My Short Career as an Academic Writer

My Short Career as an Academic Writer

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In 2010, I hit a jackpot that was too good to be true. The previous year, someone had introduced me to something called academic writing, but I had ignored it. This time I saw how someone was making good money through academic writing and I decided to try it….

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Social Media: The Fellowship of the Vile

Social Media: The Fellowship of the Vile

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While peace of mind is desired by most people, it can be elusive if you are constantly using social media. This is also the case if you follow the mainstream media, where negative news dominates the timelines. I stopped actively following the news for this reason, because I do…

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