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LIFELINE IN LAGOS

THE BIRTH OF HER CHILD INSPIRED TEMIE GIWA-TUBOSUN TO FIND A SOLUTION FOR THE BLOOD SHORT-AGE IN NIGERIA’S LARGEST CITY

TWO YEARS ago on Valentine’s Day, Temie Giwa-Tubosun gave birth to her son, Eniafe, in Minnesota, where her parents live in the U.S. Fittingly, Eniafe—a popular name among the Yoruba people of southwestern Nigeria—translates as “the one we love.”

BOX CLEVER: A LifeBank employee makes a delivery to a hospital in Lagos, Nigeria. Only 43 percent of the 185,000 pints of blood required each year in the city are collected; LifeBank aims to move 9,000 pints in 2017.
J. PERDIGÓ & C. ALDEHUELA FOR NEWSWEEK; ADEOLA OLAGUNJU FOR NEWSWEEK
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THE ROBOT ECONOMY Next time you stop for gas at a self-serve pump, say hello to the robot in front of you. Its life story can tell you a lot about the robot economy roaring toward us like an EF5 tornado on the prairie. Yeah, your automated gas pump killed a lot of jobs over the years, but its biography might give you hope that the coming wave of automation driven by artificial intelligence (AI) will turn out better for almost all of us than a lot of people seem to think.
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