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iHub By Joseph / June 14, 2012

Of Coders and Post – it Notes

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Empathy. Defining. Ideating. Prototyping and Testing. These are the design thinking principles that Coders from the Code4Kenya initiative learnt over a one day workshop held yesterday at m:Lab East Africa, Nairobi. The Coders (and Fellows) are from Code4Kenya, an initiative within the Open Data Pre-Incubator project. In Kenya it has

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / June 13, 2012

GSMA Launches Mobile and Development Intelligence (MDI)

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Today, GSMA launched a new service, Mobile and Development Intelligence, (MDI), a project in conjunction with Omidyar Network. MDI is an open data platform for everyone involved in developing world mobile initiatives. The aim is to improve decision making, increase investment from industry and the development sector, and accelerate the

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Uncategorized By Patrick Munyi / June 13, 2012

Nokia Hack-Fest 2012

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Nokia is calling on all Qt developers for the biggest hack-fest this side of the Limpopo. 100 developers will be put in a room for 48 hrs. to come up with the best Qt apps this nation has ever seen. The best app will win Kshs 1 Million at the

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iHub By Patrick Munyi / June 11, 2012

iHub speaks at ICT Indaba

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iHub participated in the inaugural ICT Indaba conference held last week at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The objectives of this meeting were: To bring together key stakeholders to formulate an African agenda and take advantage of expanding opportunities in the ICT sector; To introduce new technologies to enable

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iHub By Patrick Munyi / June 11, 2012

Connecting People, Improving Lives: The Global of FrontlineSMS Version 2

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Mobile phones are everywhere. There are now 6 billion active mobile phone connections across the world, an increasing number of which are in emerging markets. The accessibility of mobile, and particularly the power of SMS as an information management medium, offers unprecedented potential for connecting communities who have previously been

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