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Amazon Web Services re:Invent Hackathon

(Las Vegas, US) 24 hours before the first keynote, join developers, AWS engineers and other cloud ninjas for the annual AWS re:Invent Hackathon.

Big Data, Good Data

The sixth edition of the series ‘Science of Networks’ will focus on the use of big data for the welfare of society. People produce big data everyday and various service providers use that for better marketing.

The One Thing Everyone Should Do Now to Improve Program M&E

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There is a simple solution that is useful throughout the project cycle, takes 10 minutes to set up, is used by millions of organizations worldwide but seldom used in development. What could it be?

When HIV and Gender-Based Violence Intersect, Women Suffer in Silence

In Mara region, Tanzania, Kabula (not her real name) was the youngest of three wives.Eventually one of her husband’s other wives got sick with symptoms that Kabula related to HIV.

Ushahidi Partnership Days 2014: Day 1

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[Guestpost by Arushi Jain, Development Intern on Ushahidi Platform]

Take Back the Tech! campaign wins ITU award for gender equality in tech

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28 October 2014
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APC’s Take Back the Tech!

The Wantrapreneur Chronicles #4: Failure

A lot has been said about the role of failure in the shaping of an entrepreneur. It is evident that one of the defining characteristics of innovation hubs such as Silicon Valley is a high tolerance of failure. The experience in my own cultural experience on the other hand is that failure is generally frowned upon.

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