Cloud Based Technologies Present New Paradigms for Technology Transfer

Background Overview Innovations based on scientific and technological knowledge have underpinned successful developments all over the world. These developments span from poverty-reduction efforts in developing countries to tackling some grand challenges in the industrialized world. Regardless of where the developmental efforts are, they all have a common theme of boosting Read more…

Cloud Computing Services as Emancipative Technologies

We are all becoming familiar with the phrase “disruptive technologies” nowadays which is in widespread use in connection with emerging technologies (e.g., cloud services) because these technologies do away with conventional on-premises deployment of services (e.g., servers and associated IT infrastructure). While this is true in the developed world, the Read more…

The NBE Governor’s False Alarm

On March 19th, the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) Governor, Yinager Dessie,  presented  eight months review of Ethiopia’s 2011 budget to the house of representatives.  In that report he spotlighted Ethiopia’s miserably low foreign exchange reserve.  In his attempt to stress the seriousness of the matter, he specifically stated that:  Read more…

የዳንኤል ክብረት ውስጠ ወይራ ንግግር!

እዚህ ቪዲዮ ላይ የምትሰሙት የዳንኤል ንግግር ጭብጥ “የዓላማ ጽናት” ወሳኝነት ነው። ጽናቱ ደግሞ ኢትዮጵያ ሳትቀየር እንደነበረች ከትውልድ ትውልድ የማስተላለፍ ሃላፊነትን ይመለከታል። ባንድ መልኩ በጎ አስተሳሰብ ይመስላል፣ የዓላማ ጽናት ተፈላጊ የምሆንበት ጊዜ አለና! የዳንኤል ድስኩር ግን መርዛማ የምሆንበት ምክንያት አለው። ይሀውም ኢትዮጵያ የተለያየ ገጽታ አላት። ለምሳሌ ዳንኤል መልሶ መላልሶ የሚያንቆለጳጵሳት የድሮዋ Read more…