Wednesday, June 19, 2013

TED: Juliana Rotich: Meet BRCK, Internet access built for Africa - Juliana Rotich (2013)

TED: Juliana Rotich: Meet BRCK, Internet access built for Africa - Juliana Rotich (2013): Tech communities are booming all over Africa, says Nairobi-based Juliana Rotich, cofounder of the open-source software Ushahidi. But it remains challenging to get and stay connected in a region with frequent blackouts and spotty Internet hookups. So Rotich and friends developed BRCK, offering resilient connectivity for the developing world.