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November 22 2014



From Timbuktu Chronicles Sat Nov 22 2014, 08:05:00

From UNICEF:

Among the children of Mountain View, near Kingston, Jamaica, Marvin Hall is something of a hero. Hall, a former math teacher, holds a workshop called 'Lego Yuh Mind', in which young people playfully explore ideas in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. Working and communicating with each other, the children build robots from LEGO - and along the way, they develop other valuable skills.

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November 14 2014

From Timbuktu Chronicles Fri Nov 14 2014, 06:58:00

In the spirit of First Atlantic Semiconductors. Victor Augustine's company, among other things  Victronix has developed Tanzania‬'s version of Arduino, the Bonguino:

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November 13 2014

From Timbuktu Chronicles Thu Nov 13 2014, 12:22:00

A broadening trend, the evolution of Maker/Hackerspaces into incubators of enterprise.This is being achieved while they still retain the distinct qualities of open inquiry and cross pollination. Startup Brics in conversation with founder Sename Koffi reports on their unfolding story:

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November 11 2014

From Timbuktu Chronicles Tue Nov 11 2014, 23:09:00

From ALN in Rwanda:

ALN 2014 from Isaac Oboth on Vimeo.

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Tue Nov 11 2014, 23:04:00

From South Africa, in media production, I See A Different You:

Grant's Whisky Interview from I SEE A DIFFERENT YOU on Vimeo.

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Tue Nov 11 2014, 21:21:00

From Akinsinmide's Blog:

Mcu based inverter control with A.V.R using pic16f876a

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Tue Nov 11 2014, 21:11:00

via Spore

a report on Café Foumban:

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From Timbuktu Chronicles Tue Nov 11 2014, 19:56:00

Participating in the upcoming inaugural Biofabricate conference:

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November 10 2014

From Timbuktu Chronicles Mon Nov 10 2014, 21:08:00

From Okay Africa, in retail:

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