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iHub By Editor / October 18, 2012

Bitange Ndemo: Protecting Local Innovation


As the Kenyan ICT industry grows, protection of intellectual property (IP) is becoming increasingly important. Protection of IP rights for computer software can be challenging, particularly in the area of patents. (Read More) . Below is Dr. Bitange Ndemo’s, PS for Ministry of Information,  talk on protecting local innovation. He was

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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


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 Anne / October 3, 2012

Lessons from the Field for BoP Developers


We live in a bubble called Nairobi. There has been a rapid uptake in adoption of mobile services and other web-based applications in Nairobi; however, away from Nairobi, many do not know of the existence of some of these applications and services or their usefulness. This is in reference to

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iHub By Hilda Moraa / October 1, 2012

Technology in Business: The Necessary Evil


Techpreneurs and entrepreneurs in the formal and informal sector had a chance to rub shoulders with executives of various industries in a conference organized by Safaricomand held at the MichaelJosephcenter.  The conference which was dubbed Creatives in business forum focussed on the following themes :- Creatives, Community and Network. Showing

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