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Russell Southwood with Ushahidi's Juliana Rotich

iHub By Jessica Colaço / April 3, 2012

Browser and Social Media Wars – Russell Southwood Talk

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Africa’s mobile market used to be talk, talk, talk and with the exception of SMS, data was almost invisible. With the arrival of new handsets and the upsurge in the use of new browsers and social network platforms, data is now highly visible and the challenge for developers is how

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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / April 3, 2012

“Pamoja: Transmissions of Togetherness” – Telematic Music Concert

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 “Pamoja: Transmissions of Togetherness”  Thursday, 12 April 2012 6:00 PM Attend in-person or view webcast online:   https://mtech.smusic.nyu.edu/~live/ ‘Pamoja’ is Swahili for ‘Together’. A telematic concert for peace featuring professional musicians in Nairobi, Kenya and the NYU Global Telematic Music Ensemble. This is the first known telematic music concert with an

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / April 2, 2012

Announcing funding from Google to support the iHub community

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The journey with Google and iHub over the last 2 years Google and iHub have grown together with the community over the last two years learning from each other through events such as Ladies Mapping parties, Trainings on Google Earth, Fireside Chats with Marissa Mayer, Office Hours with Bob Aman and Hackathons . These

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / April 1, 2012

Culture Shift Kenya – Results!

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Over the past three days, a team of 45 of Kenya’s premiere creative, cultural, design, technical, and business talent came together for an experiment: to explore the challenges faced by the creative and cultural people of Kenya. The teams began with an analysis of the challenges these creative groups face – from

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / March 30, 2012

Culture Shift Kenya – the ideas

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About 50 professional designers, developers, creative, and business people came together at the iHub in Nairobi, Kenya yesterday afternoon, not sure what to expect. The teams met each other over breakfast, and covered each other with labels like “Designer”, “Doer”, “Thinker”, and “Troublemaker”. After a rousing morning of samosas, tea,

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