13 episodes

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.

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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.

    Earning $15k monthly as a Web3 designer

    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.

    • 42 min
    Understanding babies with AI

    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.

    • 38 min
    Unmasking crypto scammers

    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. 

    • 14 min
    How the Smart bra was invented

    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. 

    • 35 min
    Introducing Emerging Tech Africa

    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. 

    • 7 min
    Becoming one of Nigeria’s first female-blockchain engineers

    Becoming one of Nigeria’s first female-blockchain engineers

    Oluchi Enebeli went from battling poverty to becoming one of the most sought-after blockchain engineers in Nigeria. Her story unfolds in one of the most unusual ways tech stories are known to go. But despite the failures and setbacks, she took one decision that altered the story for good.

    • 39 min

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