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Nairobi Tech Ecosystem Pivots to 2.0

Tech ecosystems are all the rage these days. In the hopes of finding the “next Silicon Valley,” apparently, we have silicon flowing through hills (Austin), a city (Bengaluru), a mountain (Buea, Cameroon), an oasis (Dubai), a gorge (Bristol, UK), and a savannah (Nairobi). For all the pivoting, no one has yet claimed  Silicon Cobalt Valley … Continue reading Nairobi Tech Ecosystem Pivots to 2.0

Why I No Longer Blog About Start-Ups and Entrepreneurship

I no longer give “free advice” online about entrepreneurship and business-building. It’s not that I want to keep secrets. It’s simply a matter of leveraging good timing. The best advice @ the wrong time = a distraction or simply a good-to-know The best advice @ the right time = rainbows made of gold As I’ve … Continue reading Why I No Longer Blog About Start-Ups and Entrepreneurship

I Just Coded My First AI, and I Didn’t Expect it to Feel Like This

I am no programmer, coder, or mathematician. I was required to take one computer-science class in college, and I barely passed—and that was over 20 years ago. Yet here I found myself, in my forties, sitting on my porch with my new best friends Python and Numpy, voluntarily trying to build my first neural network. … Continue reading I Just Coded My First AI, and I Didn’t Expect it to Feel Like This

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