7 Innovative Products From Africa You Should Know – Forbes

Repost from Bill Gates:

7 Innovative Products From Africa You Should Know – Forbes.


IEEE Summer School: Computational Intelligence and Information Technologies


I am giving a talk at 2 pm at Griffith University Gold Coast Campus on AI and Impact on Society this Wed, Feb 19. I have arranged for special fee waiver for my talk to those interested in attending, just RSVP and mention me in your response.

Details here:

Computational Intelligence and Information Technologies

Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus

February 19-21, 2014





            Room G23_2.07A, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Australia
            (map: http://www.griffith.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/266871/gold-coast-general-site-map-2013.pdf)

Target audiences.

Students, academics, researchers and professionals in the ICT and Engineering fields.


Course contents.

–       Theory, implementation, and performance evaluation of artificial neural networks.

–       Applications of Computational Intelligence in integrated technologies, such as health, robotics, network security and engineering.

–       Some hands-on sessions to reinforce the concepts and applications.



–       Prof. Jong Hwan Kim, IEEE Fellow, KAIST (Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

–       Prof. Michael Blumenstein, School of ICT, Griffith University

–       Assoc. Prof. Alan Liew, School of ICT, Griffith University

–       Dr. Paulo Borges, CSIRO

–       Dr. Farid Kendoul, CSIRO

–       Dr. Jun Jo, School of ICT, Griffith University

–       Dr. Clarence Tan, Ambassador, Singularity University, NASA Ames Research Center, USA.

–       Mr. Bruce Satchwell, CEO, Alive Technologies



$50 (payable on site) for Registration, light lunch and tea/coffee (19th and 20th, February):


Registration Due:         by Monday, Feb 10, 2014

Contact Person:           Tommi Sullivan, Tommi.Sullivan@student.griffith.edu.au (coordinator) or

                                 Jun Jo, j.jo@griffith.edu.au (chair)


* Student volunteers are welcome.

* Receipts will be issued


Talk in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Feb 24, 2014

Hi giving a talk in KL on SU and the GIC Malaysia competition. Message me for a password invite as its an invitation only talk at MindValley.

Info: Radical Technologies That Are Changing the Future of Humanity – What I Learned at Singularity University” by Dr. Clarence Tan
Time: February 25, 2014 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm 
Location: Mindvalley’s Hall of Awesomeness, Menara UOA, Bangsar