Digital Drift

By Francis Onwumere

About this podcast   English    United States

Podcast series focused on Nigerian Tech! (Be warned - addiction is possible)
In this podcast
Oct. 25, 2016
It is the best of times and the worst of times, depending on which corner of the FinTech ring you find yourself. Paystack, leads the pack of new players in the payments space causing cold sweat to run down the back of Big Blue. With momentum, Y-Combinator, and the people on their side nothing will ever remain the same. You see we live in interesting times. @xolubi is CTO at Paystack and he explains why his third attempt at breaking down barriers to online payments in Nigeria is winning. Enjoy this and the Easter Holiday.
Oct. 25, 2016
Aniedi Udo-Obong wakes up everyday to sirens reminding him that running a startup is not a drill. As the GM of Afro in Nigeria he's been playing David and Goliath on a turf dominated with industry giants like Uber and EasyTaxi. Aniedi is die-hard, with startup experience in education, employment, and fintech but this game is different as there is no reset or is there?
Oct. 25, 2016
Tim Akinbo is an experienced software developer who has spent the last couple of years building software that drives large and sometimes mission critical systems. Tim draws from that experience to share the best way to build a reliable software team. He takes us through how to manage people and establish processes and best practices that ensure productivity.If you are running a tech team or building one, this episode has invaluable learning points.
Oct. 25, 2016
Iheanyi takes us through the fast paced world of web design and development. He unlocks the secret of 'getting started' as a software engineer in the web industry, and why you really ought to get on the EmberJS boat - there's even a show down with Angular :x 123! and more good stuff.He talks about motivation around his popular podcast 'two black nerds' and how under-represented groups in technology need role models to succeed... all this and more in this action packed episode of Digital Drift!
Oct. 25, 2016
Modé (studioofmode.com) is building a future where art is part of your everyday life and all around you. She patiently lets us walk among her sources of inspiration, and design process that has led to art that touches the heart and minds of a people. Art challenges technology, and for people who work in technology there's a lot of inspiration in this episode to last you a long time.
Oct. 25, 2016
Bankole Oluwafemi is the co-founder of TechCabal, West Africa's biggest and best technology blog. He climbs across the table to take us on the journey of how it all started to the big plans for the future and with Big Cabal media.Bankole is a curator - he has seen it all - the good, the bad and the downright ugly, when it comes to tech in Africa. He warns that in today's world that there is only room for excellence - perhaps the only thing African startups can borrow from Silicon Valley.This episode is a rare opportunity to see the world through Bankole's eyes and inspire yourself to take that next step, turning your passion into greater things.
Oct. 25, 2016
@tonianni drills @udezekene on the UX scene in Nigera and local talent development in a scintillating interview cum Q/A. Before that though @kehers does a quick round up on "wearable" fever!. @digitalcraft anchors this steam ship.
Oct. 25, 2016
On episode 4 @digitalcraft sits down with a serial entrepreneur and one of the top 5 under 25 startup founders in Nigeria. @mukoshy is founder of Gigalayer Web host, a new brand revolutionizing the online storage space. He walks us through his unique founder-story and the the role of advisors, education and investment in the life of a startup that wants to "run faster" come 2013 assuming the world doesn't end in 2012 :)
Oct. 25, 2016
On this Episode- We turn the music up and got the records on with Gbedu.FM thumping the beats and lead vocalist @OoTheNigerian guiding us through the trapeze ←↓→ act of building an internet cum entertainment startup in Nigeria while @kehers and @digitalcraft play the baseline.
Oct. 25, 2016
@micrypt and @seyitaylor take on the dilemma of IE6 on the local tech scene in view of it\'s global demise. Argh! The new social wars- Google+ takes on Facebook as Microsoft provides backup.
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