Tech Talk: Mike “I bring the light” Bellot

Introducing; Mike Bellot. Mike Bellot is what we like to call a Cultural Entrepreneur. Someone who crafts innovative solutions to the problems faced by individuals living within the diaspora. Cultural Entrepreneur: One who crafts innovative solutions for the Culture. So back to Bellot’s technology, let’s talk about it; First we have the Solo Bag. No…

Tech Talk: Disconnected

When your Wi- Fi acts up, it can usually be fixed by grabbing a pen & depressing a small reset button on the back of your router. Now imagine losing your internet connection… yeah we know that’s tantamount to hell for most of you. & don’t worry, because we even get it. So what happens…

Introduction to AfroFuturism: 1

On this week’s edition of Tech Talk,  we will be exposing you to the concept of AfroFuturism. This is an introduction to AfroFuturism. What is AfroFuturism? Well here’s the gist of it;  AfroFuturism is the projection of African centered themes into pop culture. With that being said, aside from the phenomenal record shattering black film…

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One time for all the entrepreneurs lighting things up across our continent. A big & extra special shout out to those tackling problems like this with renewable energy  in mind. On this week’s Tech Talk; we are discussing SOLAR POWER –or energy, yah nerd you– with a twist ! A pay-as-you-go business model flare. In order…

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What I have to share relates to a few topics that frequent my mental space. & Today We Are Discussing; Drive Line Studios Location: Maboneng, Johannesburg Size: 60,000 SF Design: 2014  Completion: November 2017 Structure: Asakheni Engineers Electrical: VBK Engineering Plumbing: Abbink Consulting Fire: Drofnets Engineering Civil: DG Consulting Engineers Drive Line studios is an…

Tech Talk [Update]

So What Have We Got for You This Week? Well, There is a well-known adage that goes like this;  “Technology is when Knowledge is put into Practice.” On this week’s Tech Talk we are discussing how co-founders, Okey Madubuike and David Echieanu  put knowledge into practice through developing a First Responder app called Triggr. “Triggr” is newly…

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The Ugandan Shilling (UGX) can now be traded for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). This brings a new level of liquidity to Uganda’s economy. 

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Ever strapped for cash –for reasons best known to you, we don’t judge– & you need a quick small loan, you promise to return in a timely manner, but you don’t have the credit score? Are you in an unbanked or underbanked area? SIDE-NOTE: We all know banks are a dying breed; Hello Blockchain! Hey bighead…

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The highest paid Robotic engineer in the world.  Yes HIGHEST IN THE WORLD. He is a 26 year-old Nigerian entrepreneur. & Did we mention he’s black  & single?   Okay So we aren’t quite sure about the last line. But calm your horses. Because today? We are talking technology.  Adekunle Silas moved from Nigeria to…