Daily Brief

Total 79 Posts

Poor data collection in Africa πŸ‘©πŸΏβ€πŸ’»

African governments, generally speaking with possibly a few exceptions, seem to have a poor data collection culture. This hampers their planning.

Biden's Africa policy πŸ—³οΈ

There was much excitement among a good number of Africans during Joe Biden's inauguration as President of the USA. Most of that glimmer of hope is mainly because he is not Donald Trump, another because the hope is that his Africa policy will be favorable.

Most apps are spyware πŸ•΅οΈπŸ“²

If you look closely, most of the popular apps we use are effectively spyware. This becomes apparent when you study their Privacy Policies and start paying attention to the data they collect about you and your device.

Africa Inc. 🌍

The failure by African governments to deliver public services is leading to most of these services being privatized. As a result, this is potentially threatening the sovereignty of some African countries.

Understanding β‚Ώitcoin

Despite promises over the years about its potential, Bitcoin is yet to live up to expectations as far as real-world use cases go. Currently, apart from speculation on its price and some using it as a "store of value," there's very little else it is used for.

Take your online privacy seriously

Your online privacy is important, it is time you took it seriously. Here are some of the things you can do to protect your privacy online.

Puppet masters

Big Tech, can, if it so wishes, control narratives that can eventually influence who gets elected. Are they our new puppet masters?