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iHub Research By Nanjira Sambuli / August 19, 2014

Umati’s Tech Evolution

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By Sidney Ochieng The Umati Project is iHub Research’s effort to monitor dangerous speech online. Currently in phase 2, we’ve expanded the scope of the project, from merely monitoring instances of dangerous speech online, to analyzing how online public conversations take place over time, and how some of it veers

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / August 7, 2014

Tenets and Traps of Usability Training

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What are the 3 elements that make a product, service or experience successful? What are the basics of ensuring your software is easy to use?   We invite you to a public training given by Microsoft Design Research Lead, Robin Counts. Robin comes to us with experience designing and understanding the success of products

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Data Science Lab By Leo Mutuku / August 6, 2014

August Data Science Meet-up

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iHub Research would like to invite you to our monthly data science meet-up this Friday, 8th August 2014 at 5pm. This month we have an exciting group of speakers and their projects lined up for you including: Ishuah Kariuki from Spatial Collective on Building Tools for Data Capture. Nguru Mugendi from

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iHub By Nanjira Sambuli / August 5, 2014

ICT and Governance in East Africa: Methodology

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By Varyanne Sika.   Our study on ICT and Governance in East Africa which is made possible by the generous support of SIDA and SPIDER, explores the ways in which ICT tools can/have successfully facilitated or hindered two way interaction between government and citizens towards reducing the cost of delivering

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Gearbox By Wachira Ndaiga / August 5, 2014

Meet a Maker with Gearbox: CladLight

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Following our last post, Why the Maker Movement, we figured it’d be great to develop a blog media series that goes towards defining the ‘state of the union’ as it were. Our Meet the Maker Series will be periodic posts dedicated to promising, up and coming local hardware developers; Jua

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