At the beginning of each year, tech journalists and everyday consumers love to speculate about the types of technology that the future will hold. And I’ll admit, I like to partake in these activities as well. But as I look back on predictions for 2018 (which started emerging at the end of 2017), I couldn’t help but notice the sheer quantity of missed or overzealous predictions. The fact that tech journalists are constantly overestimating the rate of progress in the tech industry is symptomatic of a bigger problem, and if I had to guess, I’d say 2019 won’t be much… This story continues at The Next Web
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 15): Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad to attend International Conference on the Emergence of Africa in Dakar on Jan 17, according to emailed statement from foreign ministry.
* Mahathir will meet with President of Senegal