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Waza

iHub By Angela Okune / March 29, 2014

Green members: interested in grooming the next generation of Kenyan techies?

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Waza (Swahili for “Active Thinking”) Experience aims to foster active thinking and creativity in Kenyan youth. We are looking for iHub Green or Red members to volunteer their time to help mentor the next generation of Kenyan techies. The idea for Waza was born when several members of the iHub community came

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Susan Benesch

iHub Research By Angela Okune / March 29, 2014

Report: Countering Dangerous Speech during Kenyan elections

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Professor Susan Benesch, a Faculty Associate of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and research advisor on the Umati project has released a report describing a set of violence prevention methods carried out in Kenya during the national elections of 2013, to counter inflammatory speech and limit its power

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Kids Hacker Camp

iHub Research By Angela Okune / March 26, 2014

Kids Hacker Camp: April Edition

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By Wachira Ndaiga Kids Hacker Camp is a week-long camp hosted at *iHub_ – Nairobi’s Innovation Hub for the technology community. The camp is aimed at kids and teens aged 7 – 18 years, who are drawn to and interested in crafting, hacking, discovering and tinkering. The camp is envisioned

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Intel-Galileo

iHub By Nanjira Sambuli / March 21, 2014

The Intel Galileo Development Board in Kenya

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 By Brian Bosire and Wachira Ndaiga The Intel Galileo development board is the first product in the new family of Arduino-compatible development boards featuring Intel architecture. The first version of the board was officially released late last year.  The R&D team at iHub Research was among the first in Kenya

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hornbook (1)

iHub Research By Anne / March 16, 2014

FROM HORNBOOKS TO TABLETS – THE EVOLUTION OF ED-TECH

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by Lynda Okoko “Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance” Will Durant.  The introduction of technology into education shortened as ‘Ed-Tech’, to enhance learning spans back to the 15th century with the creation of the Hornbook, a wooden paddle with hand written lessons. At the time, this was considered

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