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Data Science Lab By Leo Mutuku / January 17, 2014

E-waste: The Bad, The Good and The Great (Opportunities).


By Christine Mahihu Researcher, Data Science Lab  What do you do with your old phone when you upgrade to a newer version? What about those old TVs, radios and refrigerators, where do they end up? According to an international initiative that was formed to deal with the issue of e

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shift 2020 - How Technology Will Impact Our Future

Gearbox By Jessica Colaco / December 17, 2013

shift 2020 Kickstarter campaign


Blogpost  by: Rudy De Waele I am very pleased to announce my contribution to a new book project called shift 2020 - How Technology Will Impact Our Future. It’s a self-published book curated by Rudy De Waele including foresights on how technology will impact our future by some of the world’s leading experts. The story

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iHub By James Ndiga / November 27, 2013

IBM Research – Africa @ Nairobi Research Buzz

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Thursday 5th December 2013 at *iHub Bishop Magua Center 4th Floor from 5:30pm -7:30pm,  IBM Research Scientists will be speaking at this year’s last edition of Nairobi Research Buzz to give a behind the scenes view of what’s it’s like to work at a global research facility that is located

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iHub Research By Nanjira Sambuli / November 22, 2013

Umati Phase II : Findings from July- September 2013 Monitoring Period


The Umati project seeks to understand the dissemination of hate and dangerous speech in the Kenyan online space. During the 2007 general election in Kenya, when Internet penetration in the country was still quite low, mobile text messages (SMS) were sent to incite the public to violence that left over

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iHub By Angela Okune / November 12, 2013

Sign up for the ICCM Pre-Conference Training Day


Cross-posted from Text on Techs (Heather Leson) You’re invited to a skillshare pre-conference day with fellow Crisismappers. The International Conference of CrisisMappers (ICCM) will be held November 18 – 22, 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya. (About the full ICCM Conference.) If you just want to attend the pre-conference training, you are very

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