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Ndaiga, Wachira, and Anne Salim. 2015. “Kids Hacker Camps in Kenya: Hardware Hacking Effectiveness in Skills Transfer.” In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development, 52:1–52:4. ICTD ’

Abstract: " Hardware hacking involves modifying hardware (not limited to computers) to expand its capabilities. The iHub Kids Hacker Camps (KHC) have been run successively for over 17 months. KHC was initiated and developed in the spirit of project based learning to encourage kids and young teens...Read more
Blog Post: Dandora and Kamukunji Community Feedback from Elections 2013

AO: As we became more cognizant and reflective of our own practices engaging with communities we conducted research with, we built into the project budgets the ability to go back multiple times in order to offer insights and feedback based on the research that was conducted so that...Read more

Open to diverse backgrounds

What do you think was unique about the type of work that iHub Research conducted? It wasn't as supervised as most academic institutions. Also as it was an open research space, we had people with diverse and unique skill sets just walk in and start working on a project with strangers. It is very...Read more
4S 2018 Poster: iHub Research Infrastructures

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

Medium post: "iHub Research: The Big Picture"

AO: This post, published in March 2016 via Medium was part of the iQuarterly publication by iHub Research and sheds insight on the rationale behind the major topics of work undertaken by iHub Research.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

iHub Research July 2014 Update to Advisors

AO: This brief update I wrote for the iHub board members in coordination with the rest of the iHub Research project managers gives a quick snapshot of the projects we were working on in mid-2014.Read more

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