• Hackathon Gamification Addis

    Africa’s cybernauts and gamification geeks competed in hackathon for social good Can Africa’s tech ‘movers design digital tools and gamified e-learning for sustainable changes in social systems? This is what happened in Addis from May 17 – 20! As many successful apps and computer programs, even start-ups and hubs, have been borne out of the dynamic hackathon environment in the past, under the theme ‘Gamification for Social Good’, programmers, designers, problem solvers and subject matter experts met for four days of competitive creation. The 30 participants came from Botswana, Cameroon, Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Togo and Zimbabwe, hence truly shaping African diversity.

    published: 02 Jun 2015
  • In Which We Buy/Demolish Our Second Home

    My wife and I have a plan to expand our yard and reclaim the building lumber from this old house. This is the beginning of a long journey!

    published: 21 Oct 2015
  • GIST TechConnect: "Disruptive Innovations: Making Competition Irrelevant"

    You’ve developed a novel product, listened to customer feedback and created an innovative company. Now you want to know how to beat the competition. The answer is simple: don’t compete! The best way to succeed as a startup is to create a new, uncontested market space for your product instead of entering one saturated with incumbents. Disruptive innovations and technologies are already shaping new markets. However, understanding how to capture that new market foothold for your innovation can be challenging. Experts in this TechConnect answered questions on how they used strategy based on research from hundreds of successful startups to build and sustain their own lucrative companies. Learn how you can differentiate yourself from established companies and maximize your startup’s ch...

    published: 10 Aug 2016
  • MOAA Presents "Conversation, Community & ConneXions" 2/17/16

    The Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (MOAA) hosts its 2016 Black History Month Celebration titled: Conversations, Community & ConneXions. The event begins with the screening of a short documentary film spearheaded by the Mayor’s Office on African Affairs, titled 'Diaspora in Dialogue: A Profile of Africans in DC' featuring personal stories of African community members living and working in Washington DC. Designed to shine a spotlight on the growing diversity of African immigrants, this film captures first-person accounts of six individuals who come from all walks of life and represent the rich linguistic and cultural diversity of Africans that call the District home. A post-screening panel discussion reflects on the historical and contemporary ties between African and African-American ...

    published: 04 Mar 2016
Hackathon Gamification Addis

Hackathon Gamification Addis

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  • Duration: 4:24
  • Updated: 02 Jun 2015
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Africa’s cybernauts and gamification geeks competed in hackathon for social good Can Africa’s tech ‘movers design digital tools and gamified e-learning for sustainable changes in social systems? This is what happened in Addis from May 17 – 20! As many successful apps and computer programs, even start-ups and hubs, have been borne out of the dynamic hackathon environment in the past, under the theme ‘Gamification for Social Good’, programmers, designers, problem solvers and subject matter experts met for four days of competitive creation. The 30 participants came from Botswana, Cameroon, Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Togo and Zimbabwe, hence truly shaping African diversity.
https://wn.com/Hackathon_Gamification_Addis
In Which We Buy/Demolish Our Second Home

In Which We Buy/Demolish Our Second Home

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  • Duration: 5:31
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2015
  • views: 1326
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My wife and I have a plan to expand our yard and reclaim the building lumber from this old house. This is the beginning of a long journey!
https://wn.com/In_Which_We_Buy_Demolish_Our_Second_Home
GIST TechConnect: "Disruptive Innovations: Making Competition Irrelevant"

GIST TechConnect: "Disruptive Innovations: Making Competition Irrelevant"

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  • Duration: 59:27
  • Updated: 10 Aug 2016
  • views: 133
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You’ve developed a novel product, listened to customer feedback and created an innovative company. Now you want to know how to beat the competition. The answer is simple: don’t compete! The best way to succeed as a startup is to create a new, uncontested market space for your product instead of entering one saturated with incumbents. Disruptive innovations and technologies are already shaping new markets. However, understanding how to capture that new market foothold for your innovation can be challenging. Experts in this TechConnect answered questions on how they used strategy based on research from hundreds of successful startups to build and sustain their own lucrative companies. Learn how you can differentiate yourself from established companies and maximize your startup’s chance for success in a new market! https://www.gistnetwork.org/
https://wn.com/Gist_Techconnect_Disruptive_Innovations_Making_Competition_Irrelevant
MOAA Presents "Conversation, Community & ConneXions" 2/17/16

MOAA Presents "Conversation, Community & ConneXions" 2/17/16

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  • Duration: 1:58:51
  • Updated: 04 Mar 2016
  • views: 74
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The Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (MOAA) hosts its 2016 Black History Month Celebration titled: Conversations, Community & ConneXions. The event begins with the screening of a short documentary film spearheaded by the Mayor’s Office on African Affairs, titled 'Diaspora in Dialogue: A Profile of Africans in DC' featuring personal stories of African community members living and working in Washington DC. Designed to shine a spotlight on the growing diversity of African immigrants, this film captures first-person accounts of six individuals who come from all walks of life and represent the rich linguistic and cultural diversity of Africans that call the District home. A post-screening panel discussion reflects on the historical and contemporary ties between African and African-American communities, including opportunities created for immigrant communities through the persistent advocacy of the civil rights movement. For more information on the Mayor's Office on African Affairs, please visit: http://oaa.dc.gov/node?page=5665
https://wn.com/Moaa_Presents_Conversation,_Community_Connexions_2_17_16
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