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Ancient Africa was not isolated from the old world.
Historical and archaeological research provides a firm understanding of the ancient trans-saharan trade, from approximately 4000 B.C (long prior to the 1st century C.E; and described as beginning with the age of African metallurgy in the case of Senegal),…Read More
Insights: Rising debt costs, and declining revenue. [Without Easy Money, The Tech Sector Faces Hard Times.]
Between 2012, when Facebook went public, and 2022, a battle for talent has been the linchpin for success at Silicon Valley, and internationally. Massive pools of funding and low interest rates meant companies could attract the best…Read More
Following mass layoffs at #Twitter, #Meta and #SalesForces including eliminating employee free perks, benefits and lunches Google’s parent company Alphabet has been asked to cut staff and reduce salary expenses.
British activist hedge fund, TCI Fund Management, which holds a US$6 billion stake in Google’s parent company Alphabet, sen…Read More
SUCULTURE started the topic How not to talk with Africa about climate change: Africa speaks with one voice. in the forum Upcycling & RecyclingHow not to talk with Africa about climate change: Africa speaks with one voice.
Sequoia Capital has marked it’s investment in FTX down to $0.
In a letter to investors they explained that a liquidity crunch has led to solvency problems. They did explain however that FTX is not in the top ten position in the fund, and the total investment in FTX was less than 3% of the committed capital of the fund.
It wasn’t ju…Read More
Twitter, and The Free Speech Problem.
Musk now christens himself as the “free speech absolutist”, a beacon of free speech. But what does this mean, particularly for structurally marginalized communities [that is, people without a voice, a platform or power]? Does this really mean that Musk is focused on allowing the public to expr…
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