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Additive Manufacturing

FFD turns the spotlight on the future of manufacturing in our Bibliozone and latest FFD newsletter.

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Feature Article

Additive manufacturing: Implications for African economies

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Futurist profile

Dr Rafiq Raji is this month's featured futurist.

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Talk-@-ive

"The exciting and radical ideas for additive manufacturing generated by the multidisciplinary groups highlights the importance of collaboration."

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Videophile

Videophile features selected videos on this month's theme: Manufacturing

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Latest Features

31-10-2017
Additive manufacturing
Additive manufacturing

Additive manufacturing: Implications for African economies by Dr Rafiq Raji   Global trade, the merchandise exports component of which was about US$15.5tn in 2016, according to World Trade Organisation (WTO) data, is expected...

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02-10-2017
AI Risk, Ethics & Regulation
AI Risk, Ethics & Regulation

Our Newest Unit of Measure – 1 Human Intelligence Unit   I’ve been closely watching the debate on artificial intelligence with people like Rodney Brooks saying it’s only a tool, and others...

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31-08-2017
Waste II
Waste II

Drawing the line between anti-dumping a regulatory protectionism in Asia-Africa trade relation by Ogechukwu Ojimaduekwu Ajoku 1.0. Introduction: This paper intends to draw a distinction between anti-dumping, countervailing, safeguards and regulatory protectionism measures...

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Futurist Profiles

Dr Rafiq Raji

Dr Rafiq Raji

Futurist Profile   Dr Rafiq Raji Chief Economist: MacroafricaintelLagos, NigeriaDr Rafiq Raji is managing director & chief economist at Macroafricaintel Investment LLC, an Africa-focused macro research & investment consultancy based in Lagos, Nigeria....

Palesa Kadi

Palesa Kadi

Futurist Profile   Palesa Kadi ExecutiveShared Services Executive: Film and Publication BoardEducation: MA in Public and Visual HistoryBA Hons Political StudiesPost Graduate Diploma in Development and Public sector Monitoring and Evaluation - Wits...

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Interactive SOFI State of the Future Index

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Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Insight into Artificial Intelligence   Ray Kurzweil - author, computer scientist, inventor and futurist. “Artificial intelligence will reach human levels by around 2029. Follow that out further to, say, 2045, we will...

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