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iHub By Editor / July 26, 2012

That Terrifying Pitch!

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By Euticus Mola In many fields the task of bringing an idea to someone with the power to do something with it is called a pitch: software feature ideas, implementation strategies, movie screenplays, organizational changes, and business plans, are all pitched from one person to another. And although the fields

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iHub By Joseph / July 25, 2012

Engineering Code

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On Monday during the iHub’s fortnightly Show and Tell, we caught up with Topher Kanyuga, a Green member, who describes himself as ‘old’ at only 23. (He is referring to the fact his first interaction with coding was at 18.) Topher wants to set up a Code Camp for kids.

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iHub By Joseph / July 24, 2012

Hacks / Hackers Launch

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The worlds of technologists and journalists are coming together, as reporting goes digital and Internet companies becomes media empires. Journalists call themselves “hacks”, someone who can churn out words in any situation. Hackers use the digital equivalent of duct tape to whip out code.Hacker-journalists try to bridge these two worlds. But

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iHub By Editor / July 24, 2012

To Patent or Not To Patent?

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Protecting Computer Software On August 14- 15th, the Center for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (CIPIT) and iBizAfrica will host a seminar and training workshop, to discuss intellectual property, and particularly patents, as such rights pertain to computer software. Target Audience This training seminar will benefit anyone with an interest in

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iHub By Editor / July 24, 2012

Crowdsourcing An Application Repository

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 By Rhoda Omenya, Anne  Salim and Albert Otieno At iHub Research, we have begun an inventory of all the applications that have been created by Kenyans for use in Kenya. With so many applications (apps) being developed by the hour, there has been a need to have a central reference

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