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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / March 27, 2011

Ushahidi Developer Meetup

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This Thursday, March the 31st at the iHub, Ushahidi will have their developer meetup. The meet up will focus on the two main Ushahidi products – the Ushahidi platform and Swiftriver.  In addition, we will have the self evaluation and assessment tool by Jenniffer Chan and Melissa Tully shared with some users.  Content of the topics:


  • Introduction to Swiftriver and Plugins
  • What are sources and channels
  • What are Impulse turbines
  • What are reactor turbines

Ushahidi Platform

  • Current status of the core
  • Plugin Architecture
  • Current status of the Ushahidi Mobile Apps

Users Usergroup
This session will be led by Jennifer Chan.

This Meetup will start at 5.30pm. Click here to register

Author : Jessica Colaço

Jessica Colaço is currently the Director of Partnerships at iHub. She was the Founding Manager between 2010 and 2011 at iHub and Research Director between 2011 and 2013 at iHub Research. She is passionate about Innovation, Research, Mobile and Robotics Technology, Mentorship and Entrepreneurship in Kenya as she uses her position at iHub to court local, regional and international stakeholders to adopt Kenyan-made and African-made solutions. As an upcoming angel investor, she courts local and international investors to invest in great tech ideas and companies at idea and concept stage. She is also a Mobile and Robotics Tech Evangelist, Co-Founder of WMIAfrica and AkiraChix, ISOC-Kenya Chapter, Treasurer, ACM-W Nairobi Chapter Chair, TED Global Fellow 2009 and upcoming Guitarist. She was named one of the top 40 women under 40 years in Kenya's business scene by Business Daily on 2009, 2011 and 2012. Her endeavour is to put Kenya and Africa on the map for technology achievements and spur innovation within the country and continent! She blogs at:

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  • jeffrey olwande at 13:45:18PM Monday, March 28, 2011

    is there any event on oracle that is coming up any time soon


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