Open Data Jan 2012: Media User Community Engagement

Kenyan media owners and open governance advocates resolved this week to urgently establish a national task force to promote data-driven journalism. The industry-led task force will explore practical ways for the media to tap into the government’s pioneering Kenyan Open Data Initiative (KODI), as well as pilot practical projects in newsrooms that seek to improve the quality of …

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Internet wins: Now what?

After what is billed the loudest internet protest in history, the highly controversial SOPA and PIPA bills, that were due to be voted on last week, have been shelved. US Senator Harry Reid and Representative Lamar Smith both announced that they would withdraw their bills to allow further discussion. It is true that the two …

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Moses Kemibaro New Director of Sales @InMobi

Popular blogger and techpreneur, Moses Kemibaro is now the Director of Sales at InMobi Africa, the mobile ads company, joining Isis Nyong’o. Moses shocked people in the techspace when he decided to leave Dottsavvy Africa for Dealfish (a South African owned classifieds outfit). By the time he left, Dealfish is now second by way of …

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