Dear Oprah, Please run for POTUS

Oprah Winfrey is the one Dem that can unify them all I am an ardent follower of US politics and current affairs because I am not as invested in the US as I am in Kenyans politics. You see, the more invested I am in the politics of the time, the more I feel things …

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Citizen Generated Data vs. Official Statistics

Should Citizen Generated Data be official? If not, does it make it any less essential? There is a tension that has existed in the past few years about the co-existence of official statistics on the one hand and citizen generated data on the other. The development community continues to grapple with the “official-ness” (and therefore …

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Last year, I attended the very successful Africa Open Data Conference and there I said some things that I was later told are unpopular within the Open Data industry – particularly in the civil society. On reflection, I find that I still stand by what I said then. In a nutshell: Motivations for Open Data …

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