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iHub By Evans Campbell / August 20, 2014

[Sale] Say Hi to the Pi

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The Raspberry Pi  has the ability to interact with the outside world, and has been  used in a wide array of digital maker projects, from music machines and parent detectors to weather stations and tweeting birdhouses with infra-red cameras. We want to see the Raspberry Pi being used by kids

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iHub Research By Varyanne Sika / August 20, 2014

ICT and Governance in East Africa : Preliminary Fieldwork Findings (Part 1) Kampala and Fort Portal (Uganda)

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The ICT and Governance in East Africa study explores the various ways in which ICT tools can/have successfully facilitated or hindered two way interaction between government and citizens towards effective public service delivery, curbing corruption and increasing transparency and accountability. Further we are looking into the innovative ICT initiatives that

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iHub Research By Nanjira Sambuli / August 19, 2014

Umati’s Tech Evolution

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By Sidney Ochieng The Umati Project is iHub Research’s effort to monitor dangerous speech online. Currently in phase 2, we’ve expanded the scope of the project, from merely monitoring instances of dangerous speech online, to analyzing how online public conversations take place over time, and how some of it veers

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iHub By Joseph / August 17, 2014

Entrepreneurship forum with Dr. Bitange Ndemo – 23rd August

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Guest Blog By: Joel Macharia The 4th Entrepreneurship Forum will be held this coming  Saturday, 23rd from 10am to 1pm at the iHub. The speaker will be Mr. Paul Muthaura, acting Chief Executive of the Capital Markets Authority, discussing real estate investment trusts and the opportunities in Kenya’s KES 2.5

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iHub By Arielle Sandor / August 17, 2014

“Soft Skills?” More like Strong Skills

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Employers these days seem to value so called “soft skills” above all else. I’ve looked at a lot of CVs in the last few years, and it’s always a challenge to understand a job seeker’s soft skills based on a piece of paper. These are the elements I look for

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