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iHub By Erik Hersman / February 28, 2010

Some more setup pictures

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A number of people have been pitching in to get the iHub ready for use. Here are some pictures of everyone at work. Tim Kamau works with the Zuku team to get the new 20Mbs internet connection up. We had an advisory team meeting on Friday night, so here’s the

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iHub By Erik Hersman / February 25, 2010

iHub Membership: How it Works

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One of the big issues we’ve been trying to work through as the iHub advisory team revolves around access to the space. This involves items such as usage of the space, openness, accessibility, and a focus on community. How do we ensure that everyone has a fair shot at getting

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iHub By Josiah Mugambi / February 17, 2010

iHub – Ideas, Interests, Investments, Innovations

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Quoting Eric Schmidt from a recent article on innovation in the Washington Post: More than ever, innovation is disruptive and messy. It can’t be controlled or predicted. The only way to ensure it can flourish is to create the best possible environment — and then get out of the way.

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iHub By Erik Hersman / February 9, 2010

Gift of TED Talks DVD’s for the iHub

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TED was kind enough to give us an archive of TED Talks from the last couple years. I had asked for these so that we could have an archive of the TED Talks in Nairobi, as a way for everyone to access them easily and not have to download them

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iHub By Erik Hersman / February 5, 2010

Hooking up the iHub Data

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Becky Wanjiku leads the team on cabling and connecting the iHub with state-of-the-art hardware and high speed Internet. It should be finished by the end of February.

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