Economics

On the cusp of an AI revolution

Oct 30,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Marc Benioff Over the last 30 years, consumers have reaped the benefits of dramatic technological advances. In many countries, most people now have in their pockets a personal computer more powerful than the mainframes of the 1980s. The Atari 800XL computer that I developed games […]

Is Africa going downhill?

Oct 20,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – JONATHAN POWER Africa up or down? After 10 years of quite remarkable growth across the continent, most countries are experiencing a downturn, with average growth nearer to 3.75 per cent than 5 per cent as before.  Nigeria, the continent’s most populous country and largest […]