Great takedown of the Newsweek ebola cover By Laura Seay and Kim Yi Dionne in the Washington Post: Newsweek’s use of a chimpanzee to represent a scientifically invalid story about an African disease is a classic case of othering. It suggests that African immigrants are to be feared, and that apes — and African immigrants who […]

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Dan Evans visited Hive Colab last year while I was in Uganda: Based on the maturity and business viability of many of the small tech firms that we have met with over our data collection visits, and the modification of many incubators’ business models, we completely understand the thought-process behind this “pivot” in strategy. For […]

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Woke up early to the song of birds greeting each other and walked into the garden to snap a few shots. Every leaf was swaying heavily with balls of rain drops. A cool soft breeze swayed the branches back and forth, releasing the heavy droplets into the soil below. I wish I could take a […]

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BBC News on the launch of Internet.org: Mark Zuckerberg’s passionate interest in internet.org’s mission certainly seems genuine. But a business with 1.3 billion users that needs to to show investors that those numbers are continuing to rise will now be looking to Africa and Asia to increase its audience. So the philanthropic mission of internet.org […]

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