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iHub By Rachel Gichinga / October 15, 2012

Nairobi Startup Pitch Night III | Wednesday 17th October 2012 | iHub

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                          The third installment of Nairobi Startup Pitch Nights is back! This month we’ll be hearing pitches from, among others, Kiongozi Muziki, City You and Biz Brum. Join us this Wednesday 17th October 2012 from 6:30 – 8 pm at the iHub.

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iHub By Rachel Gichinga / October 15, 2012

Silicon Savannah: Reality Check | Thursday 18th October 2012 | 6-8 pm | iHub

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“There’s hype and then there’s business. Nairobi’s ‘Silicon Savannah’ is in desperate need of a large dose not of money, but of modesty.” This quote from a recent column by Andrea Bohnstedt was passed around the Twittersphere at a rate that suggested that someone had finally articulated what many had

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iHub By Rhoda / October 14, 2012

Open Data : Shades of Gray

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Open Data has been viewed as the catalyst to improving the individual, society and economy through: Promoted transparency and accountability in the public and private sector – which then leads to a decrease in corruption and promotes wiser use of public resources. Making citizens aware of the resources they have

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iHub By Joseph / October 11, 2012

Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization

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Visualization, according to Nathan Yau in Visualize This ,  is one of the best ways to explore and try to understand large data sets. The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is launching its first “massive open online course” or MOOC, a new kind of e-learning program designed for a large number of

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iHub By Editor / October 11, 2012

Hunt for Africa’s top tourism app

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In July, the iHub Research team announced that they are working on building a Crowd sourced applications repository .  It was interesting to note that some categories were distinctly missing. Tourism , security and Transport did not feature in the repository of apps available in the region. Neither did: Environment, Culture

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