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Saqib Shaikh: a Blind Engineer at Microsoft develops app that could help blind people navigate in the world

Saqib Shaikh: a Blind Engineer at Microsoft develops app that could help blind people navigate in the world

Microsoft engineer Saqib Shaikh, left, standing with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella lost his sight when he was seven years old. In the pursuit of the freedoms that sighted people all take for granted every day, Shaikh working out of London, UK has been personally involved in the development of an […]

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Terence Tao – Recipient of Fields Medal in Mathematics at 31 in 2006

Terence Tao – Recipient of Fields Medal in Mathematics at 31 in 2006

Terence Tao (born 17 July 1975, Adelaide, Australia), is a  Professor at the Department of Mathematics, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). who has worked in various areas of mathematics. He currently focuses on harmonic analysis, partial differential equations, algebraic combinatorics,arithmetic combinatorics, geometric combinatorics, compressed sensing and analytic number theory. […]

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Pranav Mistry, at 34 the  Global Vice President of Research at Samsung

Pranav Mistry, at 34 the Global Vice President of Research at Samsung

Pranav Mistry (born 14 May 1981) is a computer scientist and Inventor. At present, he is the Global Vice President of Research at Samsung and the head of Think Tank Team. He is best known for his work on SixthSense, Samsung Galaxy Gear and Project Beyond. His research interests include Wearable Computing, Augmented reality, Ubiquitous computing, Gestural interaction, AI, Machine vision, Collective intelligence and Robotics. World Economic Forum honoured Mistry as […]

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I was an average student in primary school – Joshua Adeniran, OAU, Ile-Ife first class graduate

I was an average student in primary school – Joshua Adeniran, OAU, Ile-Ife first class graduate

Adeniran Joshua, 25, graduated with a first class from the Department of Chemical Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, having had a 4.72 CGPA. He shares his story in this interview with TUNDE AJAJA You had a first class in one of the disciplines some people dread, have you always […]

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