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piv25

m:lab By Jessica Colaço / April 17, 2011

100+ entries for Pivot25

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After a successful call for submissions for Pivot25, The last hours before the deadline took a staggering turn-around when we received over a 100 entries. We are very excited with this large number of submissions. The entries are all inspirational and of very high quality. It’s without doubt that this

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embassy

iHub By Jessica Colaço / April 17, 2011

Economic Leadership Day with the US Embassy

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The Econ Section of the United States Embassy in Nairobi last Friday invited some of the iHub members to a round table discussion when they came to the iHub as part of their Economic Leadership Day. As a newly designated day for Economic Officers worldwide, They are encouraged to develop an

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momke

iHub By Jessica Colaço / April 13, 2011

Mobile Monday – Local Apps and User Interfaces

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In line with exposing the best and most creative mobile tech ideas, we have decided to make this month’s mobile monday solely focused on startups and innovative ideas. We want to focus on the upcoming ideas that are pushing the boundaries of the mobile industry. As part of our presenter

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ux_small

iHub By Jessica Colaço / April 9, 2011

Where are U in UX?

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How would you design and implement courseware for students who have suffered brain injuries?  Or a mobile interface for busy people to track their blog entries on the website of a Kenyan social movement? Bridget McGraw has been creating interactive digital media since 1992 and will chronicle how “user experience” or

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futures

iHub By Jessica Colaço / April 7, 2011

Futures of Technology in Africa

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Futures of Technology in Africa by Jasper Grosskurth Sub Saharan Africa is undergoing a period of rapid technological change. The mobile phone is the first infrastructure, that affordably and reliably reaches all corners of the continent. Data and money transfer networks piggy-back on this development. But fundamental changes also take

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