Eradicating Poverty - worldwide - needs to be on the Transhumanist & Atheist To-Do List.
We need to utilize new technology and new ideas to alleviate the hunger, disease, malnutrition, and despair that are caused by poverty. We need to be philanthropic, charitable, generous. We need to… Continue Reading
As robots slowly become more capable, the realization that our relationship with work must undergo radical review is spreading. Mostly, thoughts turn to the link between jobs and wages. Proposals are put forward, such as the introduction of a guaranteed basic income or a moneyless society, as… Continue Reading
Transhumanists, in my experience, are cheap. Penny pinchers. Stingy. When I was Managing Director at IEET in 2012, I launched a cellphone drive to help destitute Africans communicate with each other. My goal was to collect 1,000 cellphones. Hummpph! After a month of begging I collected only 100 mobiles -… Continue Reading
The success of Mobile Money Services (MMS) has led many Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) around the world to venture into offering similar products, thus making revenue streams within the mobile environment incredibly competitive.
In Africa, the dwindling revenues in the mobile telephone voice business as well as the proliferation of… Continue Reading