In history, changes like this have come along often. Panic like I hinted above comes to play. But after all is said and done, we find that the panic was a waste of good energy – energy that could have been applied to some good use at the time.
Introduction Kasinomics is a book authored by GG Alcock, which explores the informal economy of the townships in South Africa. Alcock is a social entrepreneur, and he has lived in the townships for over two decades, which makes him well-versed with the dynamics of the informal economy. In this book, Alcock offers insights into how […]
Technological Singularity – is a hypothetical point in the future when technological growth becomes uncontrollable and irreversible, resulting in unfathomable changes to human civilization (Wikipedia). Many envisage this time as one that will be similar to those depicted in the terminator movies (sadly this author didn’t see any of those movies and this may partly be responsible […]
To the caves we returned: The state of affairs of election results in Nigeria. And possible next step?
I have been left in a lurch all weekend, with no official or parallel consolidated view of the election results from the Nigerian general elections held this past Saturday. Given all the sophistication of the people of Nigeria, it is her complexities that bothers the more than casual observer. With millions of internet users (actual […]
So I took my bicycle in for service earlier today and the experience left me wondering. The technician accepted the bicycle and then told me to leave my name and phone number on a piece of paper, so he can call me tomorrow when the bike is ready for collection. There is No records of […]
I have read with some concern the news that the Nigeria Labour Congress (the NLC) is picketing MTN Nigeria and may have damaged equipment and facilities at some of the businesses locations in the country and even threatened staff and may have caused physical injury directly or otherwise to some staff of the corporation – […]
I see some facebook Ads (I won’t be surprised if the same happens across channels open to these ‘culprits’), asking users to make a phone call and listing a name and a telephone number to call. That is so paper age – remember the days we are handed fliers in traffic and we have to […]
This piece is yet another installment in my series on Agile methods and mindsets. Each article in the series progressively elaborates on the subject and shouldn’t be consumed on their own, but along with the other entries. The form in which the articles are split isn’t along any lines except for those of my convenience. At […]
Thus far, I have spent approximately 90 minutes in traffic every day of the last three days – don’t blame me for whining, I am used to driving against the general flow of traffic until this past Monday. As there are approximately 240 work days in a year, my projection for the next 12 months, […]