Browsing: Knowledge Economy

For the second time, TEDX Oysterbay brought together a diverse range of experts, practitioners, artists, thinkers, visionaries and educators before an idea-thirsty community to the Little Theatre in Dar es Salaam.  12 TEDx speakers with interesting ideas challenging social norms and practices, shared their ideas before an audience of 100 people and many more via social media.

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. TED is the convergence of Technology, Entertainment and Design, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world.

In urban Tanzania, youth now perceive ideas as the new  “social currency” for human development. Being the 7th largest economy in Africa and most populous nation in East Africa, human capital development is a vital …