Blog entries from: White African

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November 30 2014

From White African Sun Nov 30 2014, 11:56:10

TL;DR - We're chilling by Victoria Falls today, a 5-hour drive took us 11-hours yesterday, and someone stole our med kit, a vest and 300m Nikon lens in Livingstone today. Friday was amazing. We had gotten in the night before to Lusaka, and this meant we got to spend the whole day with the BongoHive [...]

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From White African Sun Nov 30 2014, 11:56:10

TL;DR - We're chilling by Victoria Falls today, a 5-hour drive took us 11-hours yesterday, and someone stole our med kit, a vest and 300m Nikon lens in Livingstone today. Friday was amazing. We had gotten in the night before to Lusaka, and this meant we got to spend the whole day with the BongoHive [...]

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November 28 2014

From White African Fri Nov 28 2014, 01:07:09

Catching up on a few updates at once here, you can read about Day 2 of our trip here. It's 6am in Lusaka, Zambia as I write this. The last two days have been a blur as we covered over 1,700 kilometers from Dodoma to Lusaka in what can only be considered as marathon sessions [...]

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From White African Fri Nov 28 2014, 01:07:09

Catching up on a few updates at once here, you can read about Day 2 of our trip here. It's 6am in Lusaka, Zambia as I write this. The last two days have been a blur as we covered over 1,700 kilometers from Dodoma to Lusaka in what can only be considered as marathon sessions [...]

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November 24 2014

From White African Mon Nov 24 2014, 14:25:05

(Cross posted from the BRCK blog) I'm writing this blog post using my Mac, connected to a BRCK which is connected to a satellite internet connection using an Inmarsat iSavi device, somewhere about 100km from Arusha towards Dodoma. Inmarsat gave us this test device, a small unit, made for global travelers, so we could test [...]

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From White African Mon Nov 24 2014, 14:25:05

(Cross posted from the BRCK blog) I'm writing this blog post using my Mac, connected to a BRCK which is connected to a satellite internet connection using an Inmarsat iSavi device, somewhere about 100km from Arusha towards Dodoma. Inmarsat gave us this test device, a small unit, made for global travelers, so we could test [...]

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November 22 2014

From White African Sat Nov 22 2014, 00:29:50

Two days from now we begin a BRCK overland expedition to South Africa. Like any of our trips, it is meant to be fun and adventurous, while at the same time giving us the opportunity to stress test our product beyond the norm. In the vein of our past expeditions to Turkana and the Nile, [...]

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From White African Sat Nov 22 2014, 00:29:50

Two days from now we begin a BRCK overland expedition to South Africa. Like any of our trips, it is meant to be fun and adventurous, while at the same time giving us the opportunity to stress test our product beyond the norm. In the vein of our past expeditions to Turkana and the Nile, [...]

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October 18 2014

From White African Sat Oct 18 2014, 10:50:16

Perhaps one of the longest projects to come to fruition for me has been Gearbox. Over three years ago, a couple of us started talking about the need for a makerspace in Nairobi, which turned up a notch to something more like a rapid protoyping and light manufacturing facility. We see Gearbox as the on-ramp [...]

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From White African Sat Oct 18 2014, 10:50:16

Perhaps one of the longest projects to come to fruition for me has been Gearbox. Over three years ago, a couple of us started talking about the need for a makerspace in Nairobi, which turned up a notch to something more like a rapid protoyping and light manufacturing facility. We see Gearbox as the on-ramp [...]

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