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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, 1 week ago

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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 ...
 SciDev.net1 month ago Q&A - How Open-Source Tools Can Help Map Crisis Data [interview]  Individual.com1 month ago Kenya QA - How Open-Source Tools Can Help Map Crisis Data  Big News Network1 month ago Kenya: Q&A - How Open-Source Tools Can Help Map Crisis Data  AllAfrica.com1 month ago
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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 Network5 days ago Which Crowdfunding Platform Is Best for Your Organization?  Philanthropy News Digest1 week ago

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 ...
 HumanIPO2 weeks 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

Ushahidi, Futaa, Kopo Kopo among 50 most innovative Kenyan startups

Kenyan football portal has been named alongside Ushahidi and Kopo Kopo among the 50 most innovative startups in Kenya in a competition that had 5,000 entries and was judged by top startup experts. The chosen startups are in leading ...
 HumanIPO2 months 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

Storymoja Festival 2014 to honour Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor

To a lot of readers, September is a great month because they will interact with authors from all over the world at the Storymoja Festival. In its seventh year, the festival is the brainchild of Muthoni Garland, and has been championing ...
 The Star (Kenya)1 day ago Storymoja Fest Ival 2014 to Honour Ghanaian Poet Kofi Awoonor  AllAfrica.com8 hours ago

Why Access Will Define the Internet of Things

Weve all run into the headache of interoperability between devices. A program that runs on your personal MacBook won't run on your Windows PC at work, and suddenly youre the unwitting participant of a corporate stare-down that youd probably rather ...
 PSFK10 hours ago

A lesson India can learn from Kenya mobile money as an emergency response tool

Let's start by mentioning a small thing that India has already learned. On the fateful day of 26/11, when terror hit Mumbai at multiple locations it was the need of the hour to crowdsource resources and collaborate. A brave Mumbaikar with a digital ...
 Yourstory.in12 hours ago
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