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Umati: Monitoring Online Dangerous Speech (Jan - Nov 2013)

AO: This artifact is one of the reports from the first phase of Umati.Read more

Blog post: "The Responsibility of Working with Community"

AO: This was an important post that we as a research team revisited several times. It highlights some of the ethical issues about doing tech research with groups whose issues may not have any type of tech solution. It also raises the question of your responsibility as a researcher to intervene....Read more

Blog post: "Understanding 'Foregoing' Behavior at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP) in Kenya"

AO: This blog post was based on a World Bank-funded research project that iHub Research conducted in 2013. The project, which was awarded to iHub after a competitive tender, helped to boost iHub Research's reputation and establish the legitimacy of the work we were doing. This specific blog post...Read more

r@iHub research workshops (2011)

AO: I made this powerpoint for a two-hour workshop outlining qualitative research at the iHub on May 13, 2011. This was the first of a series of several workshops that iHub hosted on a weekly basis touching on a wide range of topics related to research. Other workshops included one on grant...Read more

Wachira Ndaiga on iHub Research training

What do you think was unique about the type of work that iHub Research conducted? ... More personally, as a recently graduated Engineering student who had studied abroad (Malaysia), iHub Research presented an opportunity to develop my talent, career and professional interests as fashioned by the...Read more
4S 2018 Poster: iHub Research External Conditions

This poster series was created as part of  IHUB RESEARCH (2011 - 2017): A CRITICAL TECHNOLOGY ACTION RESEARCH GROUP WITHIN NAIROBI'S FLAGSHIP TECH INNOVATION HUB, an STS Across Borders gallery collection at the 4S 2018 annual meeting in Sydney, Australia. All posters...Read more

3Vs Crowdsourcing Framework

AO: This framework was developed out of the experience of crowdsourcing during the 2013 Kenyan elections to help others understand what factors and considerations would be useful in assessing whether there is an adequate online "crowd" to source information from.Read more

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