Emerging Tech Africa spotlights people doing amazing things with emerging technologies. From artificial intelligence (AI) to the Internet of things (IoT) and, of course, blockchain technology.
$20 billion payout: USDT over the years
In this interview, Paolo Ardoino, CTO of Tether (USDT) explains what stablecoins are, how they work, and surviving the cryto space.
USDT is the world' largest stablecoin by marketcap. However, it has gone through a lot to stay on top. The lack regulation in the crypto space means anyone can take a stab at you with no regulator to come to your aid. But despite the ups and downs in the Ardoino belives Tether is a formidable company ready to take on what the crypto ecosystem throws at it.
Earning $15k monthly as a Web3 designer
Anyone can be a designer but standing out in Web3 goes beyond fancy fonts and colours. Clement Hugbo takes us through his design career and how he has built a name for himself in the Web3 design space.
Understanding babies with AI
The sound of a baby’s cry could save their lives and the co-founders of Ubenwa, who made this discovery, have built a technology to detect birth asphyxia using an infant’s cry. Is it truly possible? Find out.
Unmasking crypto scammers
On this episode, we talk about crypto scams and how they are done. Adedeji Owonibi, a crypto forensics expert joins us to explain in detail how scammers try to escape the hand of the law and a new blockchain protocol that could be a watershed moment for the entire crypto industry.
How the Smart bra was invented
On this episode, we had a conversation with Nigerian robotics engineer — Kemisola Bolarinwa — and her invention — the Smart bra. She discussed the motivation for creating the tech and her hopes for the future.
She also talked about Nigeria's hardware space and why governments and investors need to pay more attention to the space.
Introducing Emerging Tech Africa
On this episode of Emerging Tech Africa, I decided to reintroduce us to emerging technologies; what they are and why we need them. We look at how they’re popular from the fintech techs and eCommerce we’ve come to know as “tech” in Africa and why they’re just as important.
Its a preamble into the issues we’ll be highlighting on the Emerging Tech Africa Series. We will cover stories of great innovators ad Africa’s emerging/deep tech space.