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iHub Research By Angela Okune / March 5, 2012

User Experience Pre-Test on M–Governance Applications

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Leveraging the extremely high mobile penetration and uptake of mobile applications across the country, iHub Research is exploring the conditions needed for successful use of mobiles that could bypass the need for physical interaction and communication. The user experience pre-test conducted by iHub Research looked at three applications that have

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / February 29, 2012

*iHub_ Robotics Initiative

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The *iHub_ robotics initiative started last year as a way for members with interest in computer hardware and robotics to have a platform to share ideas and collaborate. Towards this end, the iHub also purchased an Arduino based DF robot for members to code and to use to sharpen their hardware

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iHub By Angela Okune / February 29, 2012

iHub Research at the 3rd Mobile Communications for Development Conference in New Delhi, India

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“For global development, its not what the smartest phone can do, it’s what the 30 USD “smart-ish” data phone will do.”  – Jonathan Donner, Microsoft Research The conference, organized by SERD in collaboration with HumanIT, Karlstad University, was held at the Mapple Emerald Hotel from Feb. 28 – 29, 2012,

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / February 29, 2012

M-governance: Exploratory Survey on Kenyan Service Delivery and Government Interaction

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Apologies for the late post! This has been in our backlog for a long time. Better late than never! This exploratory study formed the basis for our accepted paper to the IST Conference (to be held in Tanzania in May 2012). We will be presenting these findings at the conference.

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / February 29, 2012

Applications open: TED Worldwide Auditions, Nairobi

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From April-June 2012, TED will hold public auditions in 14 cities on six continents seeking to uncover new talents, voices and ideas the world needs to hear. The fourth audition is in Nairobi, Kenya on May 5th, and applications for speakers have opened. Anyone can apply to audition, so long as they

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