In this excerpt from the PreparationTech interview featuring Babusi Nyoni, this African design strategist and innovator discusses how he takes technology developed for one context such as entertainment or advertising and re-deploys it for more useful and impactful context. Case in point: re-purposing a South African dance app which helps people improve their moves to help African doctors in Zimbabwe better diagnose Parkinson’s, a nervous system disorder which affects movement.
Full-length interview here: https://vimeo.com/431231688
PreparationTech is a series of online video interviews produced by NewTechKids which feature inspiring technologists and professionals who work with technology.
They explain what they do and share their personal stories about how they became engaged with tech. They also provide insights and advice on how parents, teachers and school counsellors can prepare kids to thrive in a world of rapid and constant technological development.