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Dive Afrika

Dive Afrika

By Dive Afrika

Dive Afrika is an online channel for open discussions on Race, Business, Culture, and Technology. We invite Africans in Diaspora and back home to discuss topics that affect us as a continent and share opportunities, lessons, and stories that can help anyone out there looking for information or advice.
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Diving into AI generated Art, What we think about this technology
Diving into AI generated Art, What we think about this technology
In this episode, We discuss and share our views regarding AI-generated art, going into detail by answering the following questions: What is AI-Generated Art, and how does it work? Are AI-generated images considered ART? What are the benefits of AI-Generated Art? What are the ownership and copyright concerns/risks around AI-generated Art? How to deal with biasness and diversity concerns about these technologies Today's Podcast banner has been generated using DALL-E 2 and this shows you how powerful these tools are getting. Press play to listen to this episode and remember to subscribe and leave any comments below or contact us at  info@diveafrika.org or follow us on Instagram @diveafrika. NOTES: For anyone who wants to try some of the discussed examples of AI image-generation tools, here are the links: Proprietary. DALL-E 2.   Midjourney Dream by WOMBO Open Source MindsEye Beta.  Stable Diffusion 
50:52
November 30, 2022
Blockchain 101: Everything You Need To Know About Blockchain, Smart contracts, and More
Blockchain 101: Everything You Need To Know About Blockchain, Smart contracts, and More
In this special bonus episode, Tony covers all your basic questions about Blockchain. What is Bitcoin? What is Ethereum? What is a smart contract? Share this episode with friends, family, and anyone who is new to the Blockchain space and wants to understand what it’s all about. Press play to listen to this episode and remember to subscribe and leave any comments below or contact us at  info@diveafrika.org or follow us on Instagram @diveafrika. NOTES: For anyone who wants to start their journey in Blockchain and related programming here are the links recommended by Tony: Hack The Mara Hackathon  Developer DAO  Uniswap Protocol Connect with Tony on Social Media Twitter Linkedin Youtube
34:01
August 18, 2022
Blockchain 101: Breaking into Blockchain! How I built my career in blockchain
Blockchain 101: Breaking into Blockchain! How I built my career in blockchain
Many people have asked me what blockchain is, what crypto is, how to get started in Blockchain, and many other questions. So we have invited Tony Kipkemboi - Ethereum, Web3.0, Data enthusiast - who will be breaking it down Blockchain and share some insights for those looking to get started in this space. He will also share his journey and how he got started with Blockchain and insights and options to help total beginners break into this field and start a career. Press play to listen to this episode and remember to subscribe and leave any comments below or contact us at  info@diveafrika.org or follow us on Instagram @diveafrika. NOTES: For anyone who wants to start their journey in Blockchain and related programming here are the links recommended by Tony: https://thegraph.com/en/ https://ethereum.org/en/learn/ https://www.developerdao.com/ https://web3africa.news/ Connect with Tony on Social Media Twitter Linkedin Youtube
32:38
August 12, 2022
Episode 10: Breaking into Data Engineering by Tony
Episode 10: Breaking into Data Engineering by Tony
Being a data engineer can be both challenging and rewarding. But it’s not always easy to break into this part of the tech field. In this podcast, Tony Kipkemboi will take us through how he managed to advance his career from the Medical field to programming and eventually to Data Engineering. He will help us answer some of the hard questions in this field like:  What’s the Difference Between a Data Engineer and a Data Scientist? How do you go from college student to data engineer? Is prior IT background required to be able to start a career in Data engineering? What is the career path for Data engineering and How does one become a data engineer? What skills do data engineers have?  What do data engineers do on a day-to-day basis? Press play to listen to this episode and remember to subscribe and leave any comments below or contact us at  info@diveafrika.org or follow us on Instagram @diveafrika. NOTES:  For anyone who wants to start their journey in Data engineering and python programming here are the links recommended by Tony: https://www.codecademy.com https://dalianaliu.com https://www.datacamp.com Connect with Tony on Social Media Twitter  Linkedin  Youtube 
32:33
July 25, 2022
Episode 9: Transitioning into tech: What’s it like to switch to a career in tech
Episode 9: Transitioning into tech: What’s it like to switch to a career in tech
In this podcast, Tony Kipkemboi will share his experience of switching to a career in Technology.  Currently, he works as a Data Engineer at Booz Allen Hamilton after working with the US Army for over 5 years as a Medical Lab technician. Press play to listen and remember to subscribe and leave any comments below or contact us at  info@diveafrika.org or follow us on Instagram @diveafrika.  For anyone who wants to start their journey in Data science and python programming here are the links from recommended by Tony:  https://www.codecademy.com https://dalianaliu.com https://www.datacamp.com https://youtube.com/user/Tonyfavs1 Connect with Tony on Social Media Twitter Linkedin Youtube
33:45
July 21, 2022
Episode 8: My journey to become a nurse at the National Health Service (NHS) - Part 2
Episode 8: My journey to become a nurse at the National Health Service (NHS) - Part 2
This is a continuation of Episode 7. In this podcast, Diana explains in detail how her working experience with NHS has been for the last 9 months and some of the lessons she has learned working as a foreigner in the United Kingdom. Press play to listen to her story and remember to subscribe and leave any comments below or contact us at  info@diveafrika.org or follow us on Instagram @diveafrika
26:31
July 18, 2022
Episode 7: My journey to become a nurse at the National Health Service (NHS) - Part 1
Episode 7: My journey to become a nurse at the National Health Service (NHS) - Part 1
In this podcast, Diana reflects on her journey to becoming a nurse working with the NHS - United Kingdom. Diana studied Nursing in Kenya and she soon realized that the working conditions for nurses in Kenya were not reasonable nor motivating. She started her journey to find opportunities abroad and her first target was Australia, She later realized that the UK was a better option in terms of Visa processing and fewer immigration uncertainties. Press play to listen to her story and remember to subscribe and leave any comments below or contact us at  info@diveafrika.org or follow us on Instagram @diveafrika
18:23
July 15, 2022
Episode 6: My Journey to America by Tony - Part 2 (Social and Professional Life)
Episode 6: My Journey to America by Tony - Part 2 (Social and Professional Life)
This is a continuation of Episode 5 and in this segment, Tony will be sharing his experience working with the US and why he decided to change his career. Moving to the US, Tony went through various changes in his career, From working with the US Army to learning programming, and now he is a Data engineer in a completely different field than he had early thought. Want to know what motivated him to make this change? Press play to listen and remember to subscribe and leave any comments below or contact us at  info@diveafrika.org or follow us on Instagram @diveafrika
35:07
July 11, 2022
Episode 5: My Journey to America by Tony - Part 1 (Backstory)
Episode 5: My Journey to America by Tony - Part 1 (Backstory)
On this podcast, Tony Kipkemboi will be sharing his story, of how he moved from Kenya to the United States 12 years ago for further studies and how he navigated his way to securing jobs in some of the leading government institutions (US ARMY) and corporate companies. Tony currently works as a Data Engineer at Booz Allen Hamilton, a consulting company that consults for the government military, and intelligence agencies. The moral lesson from Tony's story is that "your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end". Press play to listen and remember to subscribe and leave any comments below or contact us at  info@diveafrika.studio or follow us on Instagram @diveafrika
26:05
July 10, 2022
Episode 4: If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy
Episode 4: If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy
In this episode, Mercy Chebet will be sharing her story, How she started as a Masters student to working for a big tech company - Tiktok in Dublin, Ireland. Mercy is a professional in policy with high expertise in community guidelines enforcement and content moderation, currently working as Quality Analyst at Tiktok. Click play to listen to her story
22:50
March 14, 2022
Episode 3: Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Episode 3: Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
This is a continuation of our last episode. Hillary is going to share his story, how he moved from Budapest where he was studying to Berlin Germany where he is currently living and working. This is such an incredible story and we know some of you can relate to it and it shows how hard work and dedication leads to a successful life, and dedication and commitment to the desired outcome, a goal you just can’t shake, is what life is all about.
12:33
February 19, 2022
Episode 2: Building my Finance career in Europe
Episode 2: Building my Finance career in Europe
In this episode Hillary Bett, a professional in finance, accounting, auditing, and actuarial topics will be sharing his story, How he started as an actuarial science student in Kenya to becoming one of the best Finance specialists working with BASF Germany. Hillary studied Masters of Science (MSC), Finance in Central European University - Budapest and his master thesis was on FinTech “FinTech the Influential Drive to the Future”. He worked with some companies in Hungary but later moved to Germany where is now working with BASF. Click play to listen to his story 
14:17
February 12, 2022
Episode 1.0: Few years later in Spain and France
Episode 1.0: Few years later in Spain and France
Come join us as we share our experience living abroad. In this episode we have Host Titus Batson who currently lives and works in Barcelona Spain and the cohost Joyleen Chemutai who study and lives in Paris France 
20:41
February 05, 2022