Importance of a Knowledge Economy

The interest shown in Kenya, specifically Mombasa, by transnational technology companies could be related to the interest in building mega data centers here. These companies are possibly trying to entice content aggregators to have their point of presence in Kenya. There will be some positive to this considering the fact…

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Open Data is Key to Kenya's Future and Food Security

On 26 September 2013, I met with Professor Beth Noveck of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to discuss issues relating to an upcoming conference on Open Data in November 2013. In about three minutes, the prolific professor and former Barack Obama advisor on technology had asked why we were in…

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