Where the lights are dim, the ideas are bright: Low-tech Africa is changing the world.
In Africa, necessity is the mother of innovation. Technology journalist Toby Shapshak describes how life without high-tech digital gadgetry is turning Africa into an innovation gold mine and Africans into the avant-garde problem solvers of the world. getAbstract recommends Shapshak’s compelling, counterintuitive lecture to global investors, venture capitalists and anyone seeking the next big thing.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why African technology is, by definition, “real innovation”;
- How a lack of electricity drives innovation; and
- How African innovators are solving the world’s problems.
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