MIIA is delighted to announce the appointment of John Kamara as its newest director – a Nigerian thought leader & visionary, who will help promote the value of Machine Learning & Data Science application in Africa.
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The Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa (MIIA) is excited to announce the launch of www.AIAFRICA.WIKI – a continental wide, open source & curated repository of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning resources, policies, people & projects in Africa. Join the conversation & become a country editor today! #AIAfricaWiki
AI Software & Solutions veteran & founder of MIIA & Cortex Group, awarded premium accolade at Africa’s Tech Week event, underlying a life dedicated to AI & Data Science Innovation.
“Predictions aren’t the means to judge a futurist. The impact they make on the world is.”—Aaron Saenz You might ask, “Is it possible to predict the future?” Of course it is. People accurately predict the future… at least some of the time. The problem is, you can never guarantee that a prediction will be accurate. Even […]
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Building the African Bot How Ethical AI is Harnessing Talents in Setting Up A Research Lab In the 21st century, every organization has a data. But what makes a great one? We all know what failure looks like. are invested, teams are formed, time goes by—but nothing comes of it. No one can necessarily say […]
Artificial Intelligence is Leapfrogging Africa’s Societal & Economic Development & Overcoming Challenges Faced at Scale.
As smart technology such as AI makes it possible to provide more cost-effective services & scale with limited resources, it is strongly recommended that we combine healthcare & smart technology skills.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Africa is on an exponential path as not only experienced by the tremendous traction and explosive growth that Cortex Logic as a next generation AI company has experienced over the last 6 months, but also with the dramatic increase in AI-related events on the Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa (MIIA) events calendar in 2018 (see also a […]
Doing Edtech right in Africa The continent’s antidote to solving deficit gap in Education By Derek Kweku Degbedzui, Co-founder and CEO, Future-Ready Lab (Edtech Startup) In November 2016, An Africa 4 Edtech Conference was held under the theme “Turning cutting-edge opportunity into grassroots reality: perspective on how to develop, scale and finance education in Africa”. […]
How’s Africa solving China’s Problems We face neither East nor West: we face forward-Dr. Kwame Nkrumah Abstract Chinese investment activity in Africa has skyrocketed in recent years, outpacing every other nation except South Africa. China finances more infrastructure projects in Africa than the World Bank and provides billions of dollars in low interest loans to […]
INTRODUCTION Technology-based start-ups have long been an important driver of Africa’s economic growth and competitiveness. But while these firms provide outsized contributions to employment, innovation, and productivity growth, many policymakers focus more broadly on helping all business start-ups without regard to type. Such a broad-based focus will do little or nothing to spur economic growth […]
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Africa is on a roll as can been seen with the dramatic increase in AI-related events on the Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa (MIIA) events calendar in 2018 (see also a list of past and upcoming events in 2018 below with a crescendo of events in September). It has been a privilege and a great shared […]
The three biggest AI challenges businesses face Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming pervasive in everyday life but many businesses still apply AI for the sake of AI, rather than for the sake of real business value. This was one of the main messages to emerge from the SAS Road to Artificial Intelligence event, held in […]