Image credit: Forbes By: Emmanuel Ilesanmi When Apple Inc. launched its Apple Card payment system in August of 2019, little did its consumers assume that this service would translate to a more extensive development—a savings account. Fast forward to 2023, Apple now has a savings account, thanks to its continued […]
Elections: Of Technology and the Average UIte
By: GeeTee Elections are a process through which people decide their representatives in a democratic system of government. It is no news to an average student of the University of Ibadan that the Students’ Union is a body of student representatives who are a vital link between the student populace […]
Implications of Technological Innovations in UI: Starlink and ChatGPT
By: Gideon Oyeyinka Technological innovations are fast rising in our ever “going-digital” world of today. No sooner are students of the University of Ibadan getting very much acquainted with ChatGPT, then Starlink emerges. In the world of tech, ChatGPT has become conventional, while Starlink is fast becoming familiar, but what […]
The Reality of Graphics Designers and Designs in UI
By: John Eriomala Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks – and that has to be an extremely large one at that – you must have seen quite a few new fliers and banners within the University premises; “So and so is coming”, “Miss A […]
The Looming Effects of AI on Students: A Need for Caution?
By: Ogunleye Moboluwarin Damiloju, a 200-level student studying physiotherapy at the University of Ibadan, had academic difficulties. You see, in addition to her regular schoolwork, she also had a side business where she painted on commission and sold the paintings to her classmates and anybody else who was interested. Due […]
Open Banking in Nigeria : The door to limitless Opportunity or Obstacles
By: Ilesanmi Emmanuel What is Open Banking Have you ever used a financial service that messages people on your contact list? Then you might have had an experience with open banking, or at least a similar concept. Open Banking is a centralized network of data privacy and sharing between third-party […]
Nigeria’s Monetary Turmoil: An Attempt to Change the Financial Landscape?
By: Emmanuel Ilesanmi It is 2023, and while Artificial Intelligence (AI) looks to revolutionize the world, Nigeria’s fintech space is facing a change that has brought about a haphazard movement of digital and physical distribution of the legal tender between “e-note“(digital transactions), new note and old note. However, consumers bear […]
Is AI For Or Against Tech Bros?
By Emmanuel Ilesanmi Artificial intelligence has long been rumoured to take over all jobs soon, but is it doomsday for workers? “It is difficult to say whether AI is for or against tech bros, as AI itself does not have motivations or opinions. AI is a tool that can be […]
Fintech: Solution To Uites Payment Issues
By Emmanuel Ilesanmi You probably are familiar with these lines: “Dear Xl, To improve your experience on our platforms, we have scheduled system maintenance between 1:00 am – 2:30 am tomorrow, Sunday, 4th December 2022. During this period, our platforms will not be available for transactions. We cannot wait to […]
Technology: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
By: Bumblebee P.S. Technology, in this context, can be used interchangeably with terms like the internet, worldwide web and all other applications that come with it. A challenge for all to make the cyberspace habitable for ALL. There was a time when many believed that technology was evil. However, just […]