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Spotlight on Local Innovation: The Intel Autobots Project

The Intel® Galileo board is a microcontroller board based on the Intel® Quark SoC X1000 application processor, a 32-bit Intel® Pentium® brand system on a chip (SoC). It is the first board based on Intel® architecture designed to be hardware and software pin-compatible with shields designed for the Arduino Uno* R3. To further spur innovation […]

Flying Donkeys and Tech Expos

By Wachira Ndaiga- Gearbox intern What a month it’s been! Between all our everyday work and grind, we managed to sign up, build and compete in an IEEE expo competition, as well as arrange a wildly inspiring Gearbox meetup with Jonathan Ledgard from EPFL on the Flying Donkey Challenge. Read on for more. THE FLYING […]

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 […]

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