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Tech, Talent, and the Future of Work

Hi there. My name is David Lemayian. I am a technologist. I work alongside individuals and organizations using technology to solve problems and create opportunities. This is a space where I share what I'm learning and paint a picture of what the future could look like. Join me to explore technology's impact on society, the important role of empowered talent, and the new paradigms of work in service of the world's most challenging questions.

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Kenya and Africa in the Stanford HAI AI Index Report 2024

David Lemayian
April 15, 2024
While heavily US leaning, here are some takeaways on Kenya (and Africa) from the AI Index Report 2024 released by Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI).
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Made in Africa: An African Perspective to the Design, Deployment and Governance of AI

David Lemayian, Dr. Shikoh Gitau
March 30, 2024
In the first of a six part paper, we have developed a framework through which we will be contributing to the discussions and perspectives of Africans to the design, development , and governance of Artificial Intelligence in Africa. This includes Data & Data Systems, Infrastructure, Talent, and Market.
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How East Africa can use AI to unlock e-commerce billions

Frida Inchoga, David Lemayian
March 7, 2024
The convergence of AI and e-commerce presents a transformative opportunity for Kenya and East Africa as a whole. By embracing AI-driven innovation, countries in the region can unlock new sources of economic growth, drive job creation, and enhance competitiveness in the global marketplace.