Two summers before the 2016 US Presidential election, I was sitting around a bonfire in the wilds of Kenya, lingering in the peace that comes from spending the day amongst the extraordinary wildlife of safari (that’s ordinary for Africa). An intimate gathering of around 15 guests from all continents, the conversation was friendly and centered
I love a good graphic and I couldn’t stop with just pinterest to talk about this Forrester Research graphic from a Forbes article by Gil Press on the Top 10 Hot Big Data Technologies. I love the “play”, “fast forward” and “pause” icon – fantastic imagery for data points. The swanky ecosystem radii are a
Joel Selanikio explains how he uses the cloud and Big Data to solve world health issues in this 2014 Ted Talk.
How Geospacial Information is protecting indigenous cultures while allowing economic development.
Twitter graphic on how Africa tweets
Better voting decisions – there’s an app for that.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is different things to different people. To someone a bit more … inspired … it is a fantastic stellar journey into the possible. For others, IoT is a bit more functional. Madhu Murgia reports on two viewpoints of where IoT is going.
Upworthy video about business making coats for the homeless that become sleeping bags.
Ted Talk by Mohammed Ali on entrepreneurship and Al Shabab in Somalia.
5 Themes you need to know about Big Data for 2016