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  1. "Made in Africa" - my talk from PopTech

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    Here is my 5-minute talk that I did at Pop!Tech this Saturday. It touches on Ushahidi, AfriGadget and why I’m optimistic about Africa.

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    • a 15 y/o Boys Hydraulic Toys in Nigeria

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      A 15 year old Nigerian boy creates hydraulic powered toys from scraps and syringes.

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      • A handmade, transforming remote controlled car - Kids Hacker Camp Nairobi

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        Peter gets the kids, at our first Kids Hacker Camp at the iHub, interested in servos and motors by showing them the car that he built from scratch (even down to the remote control).

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        • An Introduction to Swift River

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          Swift River was given a lot of thought by Chris Blow and Kaushal Jhalla before the Ushahidi meetings in March 2009. This video is a short version of what was recorded, giving an idea of what was…

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          • At the Elephant Orphanage

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            We took Henry and Jon out to see the baby elephants at the Sheldrick orphanage just on the outskirts of Nairobi. I decided to see what I could do with the iPhone 4 and iMovie, so this is my first…

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            • Ball Valve Chlorine Water Cleanser

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              With one 5 liter bag of chlorine, and a device that costs $3 to build, you can clean 100,000 liters of water. Killian Deku, a Ghanaian working in the IDDS program, has created a ball valve chlorine…

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              • BRCK Excursion: Mt. Suswa

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                We took a day ride out past the Ngong Hills into the Rift Valley and up Mt. Suswa. Here's a (very) short video where were playing with a DJI Phantom 1 and a GoPro to do some flyovers of the…

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                • Cleaning massive amounts of water with chlorine

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                  Suprio Das is part of the water-cleansing team with Killian Deku, Laura Stupin and Bernard Kiwia. Besides the ball-valve doser, they've also created a siphon mechanism chlorine filter. It,…

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                  • Electrical Students in Ghana take on the FLAP bag

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                    Hayford Bempong and David Celestin are electricians at Accra Polytechnic, who I wrote about last as they had fabricated an FM radio station from scratch and used it at Maker Faire Africa. Hayford…

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                    • Interview with Rob Katz of NextBillion.net

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                      Straying from the usual fare for a couple days, I wanted to post an interview that I did with Rob Katz, who runs a blog focused on businesses and entrepreneurs who are creating wealth at the “bottom…

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                      • John Waibochi wins the Nokia $1m Challenge

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                        Your mission: To build a product, which will be a profitable business, that improves the lives of people who live in a part of the world where they make less than $5/day. It can be hardware, software…

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