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About Benjamin Dada

MSc Candidate at Lancaster University Management School. I am an avid Twitter User, where I hold meaningful discussions on things relating to startups, tech and any other matters. The discovery of Writing has brought me happiness and money, duh.... I am down to earth and fun-to-be-with (so she said). Say hello.
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Andela Nigeria Developer, Innocent Amadi gets global recognition at Facebook’s Developer Conference
1 week ago

Andela Nigeria Developer, Innocent Amadi gets global recognition at Facebook’s Developer Conference

By  •  News

It is no longer news that Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg and wife, Priscilla Chan, invested $24 million in Andela – the start-up that trains Developers in Africa and places them to …
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Happy Easter from Nigerian brands on Twitter, nothing from Public Sector, so far…
1 week ago

Happy Easter from Nigerian brands on Twitter, nothing from Public Sector, so far…

Happy Easter, from mine to yours. So, it’s a cosy day on Twitter and Famuyide Olawale was generous enough to share with us some of the Easter Designs Made by …
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Nigeria’s EFCC Vs Wendy’s – Who’s your favourite?
1 week ago

Nigeria’s EFCC Vs Wendy’s – Who’s your favourite?

By  •  Opinion

Naturally, I have no business with Wendy’s as I have never seen their Ad or bought food from them (even though I am in the obodo). But, with Social Media, …
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HotelsNG CEO, Mark Essien marries Lead Developer, GeneO Ltd, Jenni Naiaretti
2 weeks ago

HotelsNG CEO, Mark Essien marries Lead Developer, GeneO Ltd, Jenni Naiaretti

Mark Essien, Software Developer from Ikot Ekpene cum CEO, HotelsNG – Nigeria’s leading online hotels booking agency in Nigeria today, got married to his beautiful bride and Lead Developer, GeneO …
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5 things to note about the Match for Africa Match featuring Bill Gates
3 weeks ago

5 things to note about the Match for Africa Match featuring Bill Gates

If you are not conversant with the voice of the 18-time (out of 23) World Richest Person according to Forbes, it could take you a while to identify the ‘fan’ …
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Take it outside – a review of the Google Pixel
3 weeks ago

Take it outside – a review of the Google Pixel

Having been privileged to handle the Google Pixel 5-inch “Really Blue” phone for about a week. I have penned down a few thoughts.

https://twitter.com/DadaBen_/status/849543184820600834

These thoughts, I tried to make …
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Behold the “Keep The Change Bruh” Web App
3 weeks ago

Behold the “Keep The Change Bruh” Web App

By  •  Apps, News

“Keep The Change Bruh”, was the narration of the bank transaction initiated by one Miss Ore after a ‘date gone wrong’ as one Twitter User put it. While the hashtag #KeepTheChange …
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Meet Barter Cards – US Virtual MasterCard that allows online payments in your existing currency
4 weeks ago

Meet Barter Cards – US Virtual MasterCard that allows online payments in your existing currency

By  •  News

Barter is an online wallet that lets you create virtual cards 💳 that can be funded from your (home) bank account. It is more than that actually, one of their …
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The Rise of Nigeria’s University-born Incubators (NUIs) and the Foreseeable Future
4 weeks ago

The Rise of Nigeria’s University-born Incubators (NUIs) and the Foreseeable Future

By  •  Opinion, News

Far away in May 2016, CEO and Chief Architect, Cymantiks Nigeria Limited, Emeka Okoye, who is also a strong advocate for the use of Mobile, Open Data & Semantic Web …
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It’s 2017, What is #TrollCabal and why is it on #TwitterNG?
1 month ago

It’s 2017, What is #TrollCabal and why is it on #TwitterNG?

TrollCabal is about “reducing political and social tension on Nigerian Twitter with bants, says the Head of the Troll Civil Society Association (CSO) Situation Room, Amara Nwankpa (haha, yes oh, …
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Possibilities of surveillance caused by advancement in Information Technology
1 month ago

Possibilities of surveillance caused by advancement in Information Technology

The classical Fordist perspective initiated a move towards a new form of capitalism, that is mass production (Zuboff, 2015). Now, mechanisation and automation have enabled human labour to be substituted …
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Medium is now charging $5 as membership subscription fee
1 month ago

Medium is now charging $5 as membership subscription fee

By  •  Opinion, News

February 24, 2017, I wrote about Medium charging $75 for custom domain subscription, in that same article I quoted Techcrunch’s Josh Christine talking about Medium’s plan to roll out a …
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Steps to recruiting a reliable social media manager
1 month ago

Steps to recruiting a reliable social media manager

In your corporate strategy for 2017, you included the line item “Go online, get social”. Social Media is hot right now with Kenya and Nigeria trending in the 3rd place, according to …
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THE STORY: Chance The Rapper, Tweeting His Own Revolution!
1 month ago

THE STORY: Chance The Rapper, Tweeting His Own Revolution!

At first, we (my editor at TechCityNG and I) were torn between doing a story about this or just letting it slide since we thought it might be stale. But …
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3 days to go! Google Women Techmakers Conference at Covenant University, Nigeria
1 month ago

3 days to go! Google Women Techmakers Conference at Covenant University, Nigeria

In celebration of the 2017 International Women’s Day (IWD ’17), The Google Women Techmakers program would be hosting a series of events (Summits and Meetups). The Summits happen at Google offices …
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Nigeria’s Daddy Yo, Wizkid explicitly promotes colleague’s album on Twitter, Korede Bello
1 month ago

Nigeria’s Daddy Yo, Wizkid explicitly promotes colleague’s album on Twitter, Korede Bello

Seeing this tweet from Wizkid warmed my heart;

https://twitter.com/wizkidayo/status/840877164945858560

Then the replies, first from Korede Bello, the recording artist;

https://twitter.com/koredebello/status/840883409727688704

Mavin’s Boss, Don Jazzy;

Coming soon to your Android Smartphone: The Super Mario Run Game
1 month ago

Coming soon to your Android Smartphone: The Super Mario Run Game

It is the month of March and the much-awaited release of the Super Mario Run Game is coming to your mobile device (assuming you are part of the 81.7% using …
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Augmentation strategies in this era of automation
2 months ago

Augmentation strategies in this era of automation

Technological anxiety is a thing and we need to be prepared for it.

For instance, this is what I imagined of my future (white-collar tech consultant):


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