Sidney Ochieng on Future Directions of STS in Africa


Sidney Ochieng (July 2018): "So much blockchain, this is very much still in the hype stage; I’m still not sure of the practical uses. Lending is huge but it is very focused on personal small loans, but movement to other sectors. There’s farmtech and of course there is a lot of excitement around big data."


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August 5, 2018 - 5:04pm

Critical Commentary

AO: This excerpt from Sidney Ochieng's response to the survey related to STS in Africa highlights his thoughts on future directions for STS in Africa and helps to answer the STS Across Borders' analytic question: "How is the future of this STS formation envisioned?"

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Anonymous, "Sidney Ochieng on Future Directions of STS in Africa", contributed by Angela Okune, STS Infrastructures, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 5 August 2018, accessed 9 June 2023.