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Fireside Chat: Ory Okolloh

Guest blog by Betty Mutimba We call her the Kenyan Pundit from back in her active blogging days. You may know her as co-founder of Mzalendo, the parliamentary watchdog site, or co-founder of Ushahidi, an online service for crowd mapping data. Still, others know her from her world famous Ted Talk on becoming an activist. She […]

#AskWaikenda at the iHub on 14th November at 6pm

On Thursday, 14th November , we will be hosting Machel Waikenda at the iHub for a fireside chat. Kenya’s population is primarily youth (over 78% under 34 in 2010), and this can be a source of competitive advantage for Kenya. Join us at #AskWaikenda at the iHub next Thursday as he engages the tech community […]

Fireside Chat with @ChiefKariuki | Thursday, 28th February | 6 – 7:30 pm | iHub

We will be hosting “the tweeting chief” Chief Kariuki from Lanet Umoja at this month’s Fireside Chat on the evening of 28th February, 2013. If you’re a Kenyan on Twitter, you’ve almost certainly come across Chief Kariuki’s tweets, which run the gamut of community policing –  “from tracking down missing sheep to stopping crime.”  While a […]

Intel in Africa – A Heck Of A Fight Part I

  “The number of transistors incorporated in a chip will approximately double every 24 months” – Gordon Moore, Intel co-Founder. Gordon Moore’s famous 1965 observation has stood the test of an ever-changing technology industry to hold true, 47 years later. Year after year, Intel® microprocessors have gotten faster, more efficient, more powerful, and yet more […]

“Organizing the world’s information for our users”: A Fireside Chat with Google’s Marissa Mayer

Despite short notice, over a hundred members of the iHub community turned out to hear the Vice President of Location and Local Services at Google, Marissa Mayer’s fireside talk at iHub on Thursday, June 30, 2011. In a company that today employs over 26,000 employees, Mayer was one of Google’s first 20 employees and the […]

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