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- -: Erik Hersman: How texting helped Kenyans survive crisis

April 22, 2009 (about 8 years ago)

http://www.ted.com At TEDU 2009, Erik Hersman presents the remarkable story of Ushahidi, a GoogleMap mashup that allowed Kenyans to report and track violence via cell phone texts following the 2008 elections, and has evolved to continue saving lives in other countries. TEDTalks is a daily video ...

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- -: Erik Hersman: Africa on the rise

November 17, 2011 (over 5 years ago)

Hersman asks us to shed outdated notions of Africa as a unified place plagued by starvation and war. Between mobile phone innovations like M-PESA, social networking like MXit and entrepreneurial spaces like Maker Faire Africa, Hersman sees innovation and entrepreneurship exploding within some of ...

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Ethan Zuckerman: Ethan Zuckerman: Listening to Global Voices

July 1, 2010 (about 7 years ago)

Ethan Zuckerman, co-founder of Global Voices Online, talks about the reality behind the global community that we Internet users believe ourselves to be living in.

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