Dr Taddy Blecher, CEO of the Imvula Empowerment Trust, is the former Chairperson of the South African National Government task team on entrepreneurship, education and job creation. He is a pioneer of the free tertiary education movement in South Africa and has raised over R500 million in cash, property and equity to support free access to post-secondary school education. He talks to Power FM about the future of Education in Africa.
While most people solely associate cryptocurrencies with distributed ledger and blockchain technologies, there are numerous other use cases for this exponential technology, such as conservation, foreign aid distribution among others. Nathana Sharma, one of the 33 SingularityU South Africa Summit 2018 speakers, talks to Ayabonga Cawe of Power FM about how blockchain technology can aid African governments and create opportunity across the continent.
Mic Mann,co-CEO of SingularityU South Africa and co-organiser of the SingularityU South Africa Summit, wrote an opinion article for The Star about how virtual reality is transforming the work space and the future of the professional. Exponential technologies, such as artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality as well as immersive computing are transforming the way in which we work and network across all industries.