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What is this Creative Economy about?

What is this Creative Economy about?

August 17, 2022

With more than 50 million independents having identified themselves as content creators, curators, and community builders on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, YouTube, Clubhouse etc, we have a new economic trend known as the Creative/Creator Economy.

 

This trend and generation of micro-entrepreneurs currently valued at $20 billion, with estimations that it could grow to a $104.2 billion market in 2022, is what the Founder of Selar.co, Douglas Kendyson, and the CEO of Ckrowd Africa Technology, Adebayo Kayode, discuss in this episode.

Virtual Reality and the benefits to your business

Virtual Reality and the benefits to your business

August 15, 2022

Asides cinema and entertainment, medical and diagnostics, high risk job training, tourism, shopping and even real estate are industries where virtual reality is revolutionising the experience of practitioners and consumers.

 

In this chat with the founder of Ghana’s leading provider of interactive virtual tours and dynamic digital experiences Dobiison; Selasie Awity, we discuss the huge potentials of virtual reality to businesses.

How Youths and Sports can Save Lagos Beaches from Plastic Pollution

How Youths and Sports can Save Lagos Beaches from Plastic Pollution

August 12, 2022

Litter in Lagos gets whisked away by the rains and waterways and ends up forming piles of trash on the beaches.

 

In this episode, we discuss the issues of the plastic pollution in Lagos and the place of sports and youth communities to assist in solving this challenge, is the President of Statewide Waste and Environmental Education, Ambassador Phillips Obuesi.

Celebrating Father’s Day in 2022

Celebrating Father’s Day in 2022

June 20, 2022

Fatherhood, Paternal Bonds, and the influence of fathers in society can never be over celebrated.

 

Two young parents from Lagos, Nigeria; Ebun Amusan and Dolapo Onaduja, celebrate fatherhood in this episode.

The Sabi Toolkit: A Senior Citizen’s Guide to Internet Safety

The Sabi Toolkit: A Senior Citizen’s Guide to Internet Safety

June 17, 2022

The Sabi Toolkit, a publication of Shine Your Eye (an initiative of Cybersafe Foundation for senior citizens), is a senior citizens’ relatable guide to internet safety.

 

It aims to help the elderly and less tech savvy people around us avoid being scammed and protect themselves online.

 

The Programs Manager for Cybersafety for Seniors a.k.a Shine Your Eye at CyberSafe Foundation, Uchechi Kama, shares some interesting details about the toolkit and its importance.

What is Conversational AI about and Why should I be Interested in It? - Part II

What is Conversational AI about and Why should I be Interested in It? - Part II

June 15, 2022

This is the second part of the episode which answers the question What is Conversational Artificial Intelligence (AI) and why you should be interested in Conversational AI.

 

The Founder and CEO of the Africa Chatbot & Conversational AI Summit, Sydney Eneremadu and the Chair of the Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics with the IITPSA (Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa), Johan Steyn, share their thoughts on the question?

What is Conversational AI About and Why Should I be Interested Part I

What is Conversational AI About and Why Should I be Interested Part I

June 15, 2022

This first part answers the question What is Conversational Artificial Intelligence (AI) and why you should be interested in Conversational AI.

 

The Founder and CEO of the Africa Chatbot & Conversational AI Summit, Sydney Eneremadu, and the Chair of the Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics with the IITPSA (Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa), Johan Steyn, share their thoughts on the questions?

ATR Careers: Know all about Software Testing

ATR Careers: Know all about Software Testing

June 15, 2022

African software developers are in high demand and there is also a growing need for Software Quality Assurance Engineers or Software Testers.

 

The co-founders of a platform that helps to connect Quality Assurance Engineers or Software Testers to software companies, UnbugQA; Olutoye Owojaye and Joseph Burutu, discuss what software testing is about to help you determine if it is a good career path for you in Tech.

eWaste, Where do your disposed electronics go?

eWaste, Where do your disposed electronics go?

June 10, 2022

Is every electronic you use e-waste? Where do your used and disposed TVs, phones and computers go? How should you properly dispose of your electronics?

 

Who should bear the burden of properly disposing of your electronic waste?

 

In this episode, the Executive Secretary of the E-waste Producer Responsibility Organisation of Nigeria (EPRON), Mrs Ibukun Faluyi, talks about proper management of electronic waste in Nigeria.

The Power of Reading Aloud

The Power of Reading Aloud

June 3, 2022

Is it possible that you remember those stories from your childhood because those stories were just too good to be forgotten?

 

CEO and Founder of online bookstore, Oma Books, Goodness Iruoma, argues that there’s a power behind reading aloud and that may be the reason you still remember the story books we read aloud during our childhood.

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