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1. My Contacts

2. The Future is Now

2.1. The Three D's

2.1.1. Disruptive Innovation of ICT in Africa

2.1.1.1. What is Disruptive Innovation

2.1.1.2. What is ICT?

2.1.1.3. ICT' as Disruptive Innovation

2.1.1.3.1. Money Transfer

2.1.2. Demographic Bulge of Youth Population

2.1.2.1. Reality of Youth Population

2.1.2.2. Statistics

2.1.2.3. "the plague of population growth" or opportunity for economic growth

2.1.2.3.1. Pessimist

2.1.2.3.2. Optimism

2.1.3. Dense Urbanization into Cities

2.1.3.1. Reality of Dense Urbanization

2.1.3.2. Negative View of Urbanization

2.1.3.2.1. Poverty

2.1.3.3. Positive View of Urbanization

2.1.3.3.1. Majority of Countries Economic power concentrated in City

2.1.3.3.2. Majority of Countries Political power concentrated in City

2.1.3.3.3. Majority of Countries Social Power concentrated in City

2.1.3.3.4. Examples are the major International Cities of the World

2.1.3.4. Helps Create Non-Traditional, Urban,& International Culture

2.1.3.4.1. De-localization--Cosmopolitan Identity

2.1.3.4.2. More in Common than in Difference

2.1.3.5. Myth of the dangers of big cities

2.1.3.6. Combination of Economic, Political, Social, and Cultural, Makes Cities the Geographical Center of Revolutionary Development

2.1.4. Combing the 3 D's is creating Foundation of Revolutionary Development

3. Revolutionary Development

3.1. Third Wave

3.1.1. Before We Talk about Revolutionary Development, We need to briefly discuss the Historical Context of Revolutionary Development

3.1.2. The Third Wave in Socio-Economic Order

3.1.2.1. The World has entered a New Economic Order

3.1.2.2. First Wave Agricultural

3.1.2.3. Seconad Wave Industrial

3.1.2.4. Thrid Wave

3.2. Echo Vision 2030

3.2.1. Foundations

3.2.2. Economic

3.2.3. Political

3.2.4. Social

3.3. Giant Step

3.3.1. Why the Third Wave Advantage Goes to Developing Societies

3.3.2. Larger Youth Population

3.3.2.1. Population Growth and Economic Growth are Correlated

3.3.2.2. The Death of Europe

3.3.3. Lack of Industrial age roadblocks to Third Wave Development

3.4. Revolutionary Development versus Sustainable Development

3.4.1. It is more than and its Beyond Sustainable and Assistance Driven Development

3.4.2. Sustainable Development

3.4.3. With Revolutionary Development comes Revolutionary Wealth

4. Revolutionary Money

4.1. Mobile Banking

4.1.1. Money Transfer

4.1.1.1. M-Pesa

4.1.1.2. Zap

4.1.1.3. Yu

4.1.2. Equity Bank

4.1.2.1. M-Kesho

4.1.3. Co-Op Bank

4.1.3.1. M-Karo

4.1.4. Barclay

4.1.4.1. Hallo Money

4.2. PesaPal

4.3. Peer to Peer Banking

4.4. Micro Finance

5. Revolutionary Media

5.1. If You want to Stay Relevant

5.1.1. Twitter via Smart Phone & SMS to replace Traditional Newspaper

5.1.2. Video on Tablets, Netbooks, and Phones to replace TV News

5.1.3. Youtube already 5th largest in Africa

5.1.4. Platform for Citizen Journalism

6. Revolutionary Communications and Mobility

6.1. Smart phones and Apps

6.1.1. Smart Phone

6.1.2. Applications

6.2. 3G

6.3. Portability

6.4. Mobile Phones

6.5. VoIP

6.5.1. Chat--Now Connected to Phone SMS

6.5.2. Video

6.5.3. Voice

6.5.4. VoIP Via Smart Phone

7. Revolutionary Government

7.1. Government

7.1.1. People Centered

7.1.1.1. Citizen Baraza

7.1.2. Communication Commission of Kenya (CCK)

7.1.2.1. Right to Document Access

7.1.2.2. Government Documents Digitalized

7.1.3. ICT Secretary in the Directorate of e-Government

8. Revolutionary Incubators

8.1. Incubators for the Next IT Geniuses

8.1.1. Nailab

8.1.2. Mlab

8.1.3. Centurium Systems

8.1.4. IHub

9. Revolutionary Energy

9.1. Solar Power

9.2. Bio-Fuel

10. Revolutionary Education

10.1. Education

10.1.1. Kenyan Ministry of Education

10.1.2. Kenya Institute of Education Digital Education Curriculum

10.1.3. E-Learning

10.1.3.1. Rwanda

10.1.4. Pushing Forward : Virtual Universities

11. Revolutionary Law

11.1. Untitled

11.1.1. Telepresence

11.1.2. Digitalize Court Records

12. Revolutionary Wealth & Business

12.1. The next multi-millionaires for the foreseeable future will be Techprenuers or Those who rely on their support

12.2. Revolutionary Agriculture

12.2.1. Bio-Technology (Genetically Modified Food)

12.2.1.1. Genetically modified foods (or GM foods) are foods derived from genetically modified organisms. Genetically modified organisms have had specific changes introduced into their DNA by genetic engineering techniques

12.2.1.2. Drought Resistance

12.2.1.3. Can increase crops nutritional content

12.2.1.4. Can reduce need of fertilizer, irrigation and pesticides)

12.2.1.5. Help plants grow on arid land or in cold climates

12.2.1.6. Can cut costs and increase per acre yield

12.2.1.7. Can slash cost and increase value of agriculture output

12.2.2. Mobile

12.2.2.1. M-Farm

12.2.2.2. E-Soko

12.2.3. Social Media

12.2.3.1. Sharing ideas on food, fuel, feed and fiber by empowering farmers to tell their story

12.2.3.2. Create a community

12.2.3.3. Social Media will link urban and rural

12.2.3.4. Connect buyers with suppliers

12.2.3.5. On-Line Data Base

12.2.3.5.1. Agro-Information Systems

12.2.3.6. Forums

12.2.3.6.1. intra and inter continential collaboration

12.2.4. GPS (Global Positioning System)

12.2.4.1. Cluster of Farms in a village area share a GPS system

12.2.4.2. instead of one sized fits all treatment use of land

12.2.4.3. information on specific fertilizer, nutrients, water, and all needs of each individual plot and plant

12.2.4.4. customize of farming

12.2.4.5. a birds eye view will help in increasing irrigation, which could cut water demand into half

12.2.4.6. precision agriculture

12.2.5. Horticulture

12.2.5.1. Customize Output for high value markets or individuals

12.2.5.2. Export these products to high demand markets

12.2.5.3. That are calling on customiozed foods and health products

12.2.5.4. Varied crops from tropical world that do not grow in the West

12.2.6. Bio-Fuels

12.2.6.1. For Energy creation--Bio-Fuel

12.2.6.1.1. Maize

12.2.6.1.2. Untitled

12.2.6.2. Items--plastics, adhesive

12.2.6.3. Chemicals

12.2.6.4. Tropical regions will become center of energy

12.3. ICT Enterprise

12.3.1. Mobile Money Transfer

12.3.2. PESA PAL

12.3.3. Dealfish

12.3.4. Mocality

12.3.5. Kiosk

12.3.6. Kalahari

12.3.7. Zunguka

12.3.8. Pewahewa

12.3.9. Carbon Trade

12.3.10. Opportunities

12.3.10.1. Less than 15 percent of the Companies on Nairobi Stock Exchange have Social Media Sites

12.3.10.2. Of the Top 100 corporations in East Africa, only 11 percent have business mobility solutions that make use of mobile technology and solutions available today

12.4. Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)

12.4.1. Back room legal work

12.4.2. call Centers-Kenyans and English

12.5. FDI & Capital

12.6. E-Advertising

12.6.1. Adsense and Adword

12.6.2. Facebook Ads

12.6.3. Untitled

12.7. Crowd sourcing

13. Revolutionary Advisers

13.1. IT Solutions Provider

13.1.1. 7 Seas

13.1.2. Virtual City

13.1.3. Semacraft

13.1.4. GoodInfo

13.1.5. Verve

14. Revolutionary Tools

14.1. From Satellite to Fiber-Optic Cable

14.1.1. The Fiber Optic Challenge

14.1.1.1. TThe East African Submarine System (EASSY CABLE)

14.1.1.2. SEACOM

14.1.1.3. TEAMS

14.1.2. Broad band need to and will get cheaper--just like any new innovation

14.1.3. More Competition the Better for Bandwith Prices

14.1.3.1. KDN, Jamii Telecom UUNet , JamboNet

14.1.4. Phones and lab tops are artificially to expensive but will go down

14.1.4.1. Example of Ideos

14.1.5. Cyber cafes are extremely popular and will remain so until the price of broadband goes down

15. Revolutionary Associations

15.1. Social Capital

16. Revolutionary Culture

16.1. Hip-Hop Culture

17. Revolutionary Change and Challenges

17.1. Ways of Organizing People and Ideas

17.1.1. ICT spreads knowledge and in this ways changes how individuals think about and what the know about themselves and society

17.1.2. It changes and gives advantage to those who can cooperate instead of only compete

17.1.3. When you combine this democratizing of information and knowledge accessibility with technical tools like GPS, software, CRM, social media etc. you have new ways of organizing

17.1.4. Obama example

17.2. Cyber Crime

17.2.1. Rise of Cyber Attacks in Africa

17.2.1.1. Untitled

17.2.2. Kenyan Police Website Hacked into

17.2.3. Rise of WIkileaks

17.2.4. Thin Line between Cyber Criminal and Cyber Activist

17.2.4.1. Transparency

17.2.4.2. Corruption

17.2.4.3. Wikileaks

17.2.5. Solutions

17.2.5.1. Recruitment of Hackers into the service of Government to fight against other Hackers

17.3. Social Consciousness

17.3.1. Generation Y and the Heighten Expectations from seeing rest of world

17.4. Identity

17.4.1. Which Urbanization Comes the Foundation for a Population to Create a New Identity

17.4.2. On the level of language communications, Kiswahili (spoken by over 120 million people in the Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Congo, and Sudan) and English will within become the dominate and exclusive languages of the region, especially in urban settings

17.5. Political: Now Anything Can Happen

17.5.1. The Arab World happenings is not a coincidence

18. Revolutionary Leadership: What is it

18.1. Untitled

18.1.1. Role of Educated Youth in New ICT Future

18.1.1.1. Only Those who understand a system--can bring it into existence Educated Youth are the epitome of the 3'Ds

18.1.1.2. Role of Politics and Policy in ICT World

18.1.1.3. Knowledge Acquisition and Idea Formulation

18.1.1.3.1. Because Good intentions are no good enough

18.1.1.3.2. Need to be constantly acquainted with both popular and emerging knowledge

18.1.1.3.3. Idea Formulation through open participation

18.1.1.4. Necessity of technocrats

18.1.2. Revolutionary Morality and Philosophy of Leadership

18.1.2.1. The Cultural-Ethical side of Leadership

18.1.2.2. Faith Based Development

18.1.3. What Revolutionary Leadership needs to do

18.1.3.1. Encourage Venture Capital

18.1.3.2. Development Majimbo

18.1.3.2.1. Local authority and accoutability

18.1.3.3. Get rid of Job-Killing Regulations

18.1.3.3.1. These burden business owners

18.1.3.3.2. Some argue that minimum wage lays hurt the growth of a national economy and dissuade FDI

18.1.3.3.3. Certain jobs shouldn't need licenses

18.1.3.4. Promote Economic Freedom & Entrepreneurial Rights

18.1.3.4.1. Enonomic Fredom will encourage FDI which comes with more capital fom outside

18.1.3.4.2. Enrepreneurial Rights cuts red tape for both FDI and domestic business people

18.1.4. Leadership in an ICT world

18.1.4.1. Foundations for RD in emerging economies

18.1.4.1.1. building modern infrastructure

18.1.4.1.2. nurture SME

18.1.4.1.3. government supported higher education and institutes

18.1.4.1.4. examples are China, India, Southeast Asia

18.1.4.2. Only Revolutionary Leadership will achieve these changes--without it opportunities behind 3 D's will be missed

18.1.4.3. Cannot take Leadership for granted or assume it is a fact

19. What is at Stake

19.1. The Alienated yet Educated Youth

19.1.1. The Young Entrepreneur: Supported or Disenfranchised

19.1.2. The Educated Youth: Will he and she has employment Opportunities

19.1.3. Recall the three D's

19.1.3.1. ICT destroy the monopoly of information

19.1.3.2. youth bulge destroying the equilibrium of the natural economic-demographic order

19.1.3.3. dense urbanization weakens old cultural ties and allegiances

19.1.4. Urgency of Leadership

19.1.4.1. The 3'D's can be either an opportunity for revolutionary change and wealth creation or a path towards social fragmentation and crisis: Leadership will determine what happens

20. Questions and Thoughts

20.1. Untitled

21. Books

21.1. Thrid Wave, Alvin Toffler

21.2. Revolutionary Wealth, Alvin Toffler

21.3. The Future of Technology in Africa Jasper Grosskurth

21.4. The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell

21.5. The Prepared Mind of a Leader: Eight Skills Leaders Use to Innovate, Make Decisions, and Solve Problems, Bill Welter Jean Egmon