HEAR to REAH: Bridging the Gap for the Deaf.

Wonder Ndlovu is founder of Mbula Research and Development, a technology-based start-up that focuses on uncovering digital & innovative solutions and bring them to life. He holds a Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation and a Degree in Software Development among others.


Trump’s Acquittal may Flip the Senate

The Senate’s acquittal of President Donald Trump could flip the Senate to the Democrats.  That is because swing voters, could be more negatively influenced by the Republican’s Senate trial than the Democrats’ House impeachment. Why is that?  


NOTES FROM THE WORKING-CLASS: Trash or Truth?

Some uber-wealthy white conservatives believe that the working-classes do not have money because they are moral failures and inferior. They believe the working-classes in the city and in rural areas are stupid. And finally, they worry that one day the masses will rise up against them. That might very well happen if America cannot develop a shared sense of purpose and come together as one people under a strong leader who has integrity. 


Rural startups face a unique set of challenges

Rural startups face a unique set of challenges and often require a modified approach when compared to traditional businesses in an urban-dense metropolis.


The Difficulty of Reading Classic Philosophy Books

It is an unanswered question that often baffling modern people of any generation: “why the nowadays mainstream philosophers do not match someone (e.g. Plato or Aristotle or Lao Tzu, etc) of centuries or even millenniums ago?” Well, before we can answer this tough question, let’s first make sure that we are at least able to read the works of ancient thinkers……


Natural Selection: “It Isn’t Just for Breakfast Anymore”

A sea of change is currently underway in our understanding of the evolutionary process, including especially our way of defining the core concept of natural selection.

The individualistic, gene-centered model of natural selection and evolution has constricted and distorted our understanding of the many different sources of causation in the natural world.

It is like looking into a very large room through a very small keyhole.  If we adopt a more inclusive model of natural selection, we will then be able to view the entire room.  

 


Turn a rejected startup pitch into future success

Stepping into entrepreneurship is an exciting time. Planning, strategizing, and networking can keep you focused and moving forward. Beyond this, however, is the milestone that must be crossed in order to translate all this planning, into something tangible: the task of securing funding. Looking to investors for funding is a delicate and challenging road. It requires a combination of confidence, effective communication, and data-driven research. Despite this, even an incredibly calculated business plan and presentation is not impervious to rejection. So how do you bounce back from a rejected pitch?


“Let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.'' - From The Prophet Amos

On January 9, 1987, a date when most of my current students had not yet been born, President Ronald Regan proclaimed the third Monday in January of each year a public holiday in honor of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK). He left an indelible mark upon me and hundreds of thousands of other Americans.