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Gearbox – A Space for Tinkering and Making Things

Gearbox is a new makerspace in Kenya.The culture of making in Kenya has been there for decades and sometimes passes unnoticed in the form of Jua Kali artisan merchandise, carpenters and woodworkers, metal tinkerers, artists, welders, and electronic technicians. Closer home, we’ve grown a community of hardware and electronics enthusiast we call iHub Robotics. This […]

BarCamp Nairobi 2013 Hosts Announced!

This year, BarCamp Nairobi will be hosted jointly by iHub, m:lab, Nailab and Skunkworks Kenya. These four institutions, based around the Bishop Magua Centre, are at the heart of Kenya’s technology community. Skunkworks Kenya is a vibrant tech community that grew around an email list of the same name. For years, Skunkworks Kenya would host […]

The rise of the 254MakerTrons and ChumaBot I

As a Mobile and Robotics Tech Evangelist in Kenya, I have been mentoring and working with a group of 4 students from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and the Technical University of Kenya for the last 3 months. These students are passionate, inspirational and eager to learn. They are natural innovators and makers – Festus, Hezron, […]

International NASA Space Apps Challenge 2013

NASA Space Apps is back! This two-day international event, that was being held in 76 cities around the world from 20th-21st April, was focused on technological development in software, open hardware, data visualisation and citizen science. This year’s challenge required each team to build solutions that could be integrated with a mobile device and in […]

OPEN HARDWARE

Ever wondered how to make a hardware bartender for mixing cocktails, dubbed Bartendro, which is connected to a wireless network via tablet or smart phone? How to create a video wall using multiple TV screen? Or build a Google Reader but you don’t want to have to learn all about electronics, how they work and […]

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