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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 […]

iHub Outreach: ADD Talk

The Creative Landscape: A talk at University of Nairobi, School of the Arts and Design – Post by Jimmy Gitonga “How much do you want to earn when you leave campus?” “500,000″, said a young man in a black T-shirt, “a week”. Jimmy Gitonga, who giving the talk, shook his head in disbelief. The young […]

User-Centered Innovation: Talk by Michele Visciola of Experientia | Friday 19th April, 2013 | 5:30 – 7 pm | iHub

On Friday 19th April, Michele Visciola will be speaking at the iHub about user-centered innovation: fostering culture evolution and behavioral change through design. Michele Visciola is President and one of the founding partners of Experientia. Michele is an international expert on usability engineering, human computer interaction and user-centred innovation. He has specific interests in new […]

Data For Public Good | Talk by Sarah Williams, Director of the Civic Data Design Lab, MIT | 18th February, 2013 | 6 – 7:30 pm | iHub

On Monday, 18th February at 6 pm, Sarah Williams, Director of the Civic Data Design Lab at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), will speak about her use of data visualization to expose urban issues. Williams will specifically address using social media and cell phone data to analyze city dynamics. Before coming to MIT, Williams […]

The Web 102 (DefiningThe Brand)

By Stig Njiru In previous posts of The Web Series we have looked at the process of understanding the purpose of a website and specific business needs. In this post we will explore the process of defining a business brand and how this applies to its digital presence. There are tens of definitions of what […]

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