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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


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


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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iHub By Anne / February 29, 2012

Fireside Chat with Dr. Robert Morris – IBM Research


“Innovation bubbles up, it doesn’t bubble down. With all the revolutions in computing, majority are revolutionized by the User Experience” Last evening iHub hosted Dr. Robert Morris, the Vice President, Research Services in IBM. He was accompanied by a team of senior global executives at IBM.  Dr. Robert began by

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iHub By Jessica Colaço / February 28, 2012

iHub Outreach Program: Egerton University and University of Eastern Africa, Baraton


The iHub has in the past engaged with different stakeholders and communities outside the tech domain with a view to identify and take advantage of opportunities as well as tackle challenges that arise from the synergy between the two communities. In the recent past we have began formalizing this process

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