A few years ago, I entered the graduate program at BancABC Mozambique, a pan-African bank that dealt with companies and individual customers alike. Like many other programs of the same ilk, I rotated through various departments to develop a more holistic view of the organization (and banking). But I was to look at the strengths and weaknesses of each department and make recommendations on immediate fixes, and what would require substantially more investment in terms of finance and manpower.
Spoiler: almost no ever listens to the banking rookie.
Throughout this process, I developed a liking for personal banking and was…
A few days ago, I was perusing the ResetERA forums when a particular post caught my eye (though I have lost the permalink to it).
In it, the poster highlighted the very severe problem that image search on search engines continue to have. If you search for Americans, Europeans, Asians, Africans and so on, you will observe a remarkable difference in the results they spit out.
So, I decided to perform a s̵c̵i̵e̵n̵t̵i̵f̵i̵c̵ study across the three search engines I do use, and share the results of the image search. I am PRETTY sure that someone else has documented this…
I deactivated my account on the social network more than a year ago. I was not particularly pleased with the changes, and it is not a decision I particularly regret.
Recently, I delved into their world again as my father had a hiccup. Actually, hiccup is not the exact word that I would use. It is more like a -insert expletive here-.
To the world, my dad is a historian, educator, politician, and erm…biologist according to one Google search result. However, he uses Facebook purely in a personal manner as he would rather avoid mixing both his lives publicly.