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David Kobia: Ushahidi Co-founder. Humanitarian. Avid cyclist.

Ushahidi co-founder David Kobia talked to TechRepublic about working remotely, staying humble, and Ushahidi's quest to solve global problems. He started with A. David Kobia was looking for a college to attend in America. The Kenya native knew ... Tech Republic, 3 weeks ago

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Kenya: Q&A - How Open-Source Tools Can Help Map Crisis Data

In this podcast, we talk to Chris Albon, director of the global crisis data arm of Ushahidi, an open-source data mapping organisation that originated in Nairobi, Kenya. Albon explains how Ushahidi software can be tailored to track data in different ...
 AllAfrica.com2 months ago Q&A - How Open-Source Tools Can Help Map Crisis Data [interview]  Individual.com2 months ago Kenya QA - How Open-Source Tools Can Help Map Crisis Data  Big News Network2 months ago
Philanthropy News Digest

Crowdsourcing during a crisis has its drawbacks

to map the fallout of the post-election violence in Kenya . The Ushahidi software was celebrated for its ability to synthesize and geotag user-generated content in a simple way. It's been
 Big News Network2 weeks ago Which Crowdfunding Platform Is Best for Your Organization?  Philanthropy News Digest3 weeks ago
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Get your hands dirty, Hersman tells startup CEOs

Ushahidi co-founder Erik Hersman has challenged chief executive officers (CEOs) of startups in Kenya to not be afraid to get their hands dirty and do the hard work of knocking on doors working alongside their sales teams. Speaking at the Startup ...
 HumanIPO1 month ago

Ushahidi Helps Track Everything From Election Violence to Oil Spills (Video)

Wikipedia says , " Ushahidi, Inc. is a non-profit software company that develops free and open-source software (LGPL) for information collection, visualization, and interactive mapping. Ushahidi (Swahili for 'testimony' or 'witness') created a ...
 Slashdot1 month ago

Rugged router firm BRCK takes $1.2M investment and reveals shipping date

BRCK, a Kenyan startup that spun out of pioneering crowdmapping outfit Ushahidi , has revealed a $1.2 million seed funding round to support the rollout of its rugged router, the shipping date of which BRCK finally announced earlier this week. The $199 BRCK ...
 Content Sutra2 months ago

What startups may come: a look at Silicon Savannah in Kenya

How would you like to pay?, a cashier at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport asks me. M-Pesa or cash? she continues as I try to gather my thoughts. And then it hits me this is Kenya, where mobile payment works and is everywhere. This is ...
 Memeburn.com1 day ago

Save rhinos, from your computer

Editor's note: John D. Sutter is a columnist for CNN Opinion and creator of CNN's Change the List project. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. E-mail him at ctl@cnn.com. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the ...
 CNN1 day ago Crowdsourcing: 'Where's Waldo,' for science (Opinion)  CNN2 days ago

Sutter: 'Where's Waldo' ... but for science

(CNN) - Remember those "Where's Waldo" books? You know, the ones featuring a bespectacled, beanstalky character dressed in a red-and-white striped shirt -- and hiding in massive crowds. Objective: find him, turn page. A fascinating online ...
 Channel40002 days ago

Second Global Innovation Competition launched in Nairobi

By ANNIE NJANJA More by Making All Voices Count has launched the second annual Global Innovation Competition in search of creative concepts that encourage engagement between citizens and governments. The 2015 Global Innovative Competition seeks ...
 Daily Nation2 days ago Global Innovation Competition to give Kshs 42 million grant to local innovators  CIO East Africa1 week ago Kenya: Global Innovation Competition to Give Sh42 Million Grant to Local Innovators  AllAfrica.com1 week ago
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