Friday, June 4, 2010

Appfrica: Great African Singularities

Stirring words from Jon Gosier at Appfrica:

The fact that [Yahoo,Google,Facebook] can rest comfortably as some of the biggest companies that history has ever known with little input from Africa paints a bleak future. The fact of the matter is, if one sixth the planet is being shut out of controlling or, in any meaningful way, contributing to the technologies and tools that are re-defining the future of the human race. Then they are in-turn being shut out of the future.

[Tech companies] need to be constantly reminded that they need you with cold hard facts. There are no other arguments. Show them the numbers, the patents, the inventions, the talent, the enthusiasm, the courage…the success stories

The only way to overcome irrelevance is to do things that unequivocally matter.

Read more at Appfrica

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