The internet is an important platform for today’s communication; that is why you are able to read this article. However, just like any other good thing, the internet is prone to abuse through such things as fueling disinformation, cyber-attacks, online bullying, health issues and even internet addiction.
As Kenyans, we have a propensity of solving many things by
running. We run to school, run from hunger, run for money and run from responsibilities.
We run for offices, run campaigns, run programs and activities at work, and
even have national season of running noses.
I have spent most of my working years thinking about Cloud
services and offering them at Truehost
Cloud. I have experienced great success and also failures. Now that it is
the time of the year that I audit my life because I am turning one year older,
Flying is one of the safest modes of transport today, and it
is not by chance that it is so. It is a result of years of research and
learning, majorly through simulations and very good engineering, but also
through learning from mistakes that are made.
Where I live, we have neither electricity
nor cars. We do not have access to the internet, and we actually do not need
it. We usually do not have money, although we are not poor. We have more food
than we need.
As a young parent, I am entitled to give my opinion on
parenting based on the fact that I know very little. I am wallowing in the
comfort of blissful ignorance, or what the people who study human minds and
behavior call unconscious incompetence.
In the late 90s, South Africa was facing a HIV/AIDS crisis
with almost a quarter of all black South Africans living with the virus. The
hope for these people was in affordable ARVs which were never close to being
affordable as they cost about $1000 per month.