Open Collaboration for African Techies
Google I/O – an annual developer-focused conference – has been organized by Google for every year since 2008 in San Francisco gathering over 5,000 participants. This year, ActivSpaces and GDG Douala are bringing it to Cameroon with Google I/O Extended at AppsTech from May 15th – 17th. That’s the good news. The great news is [...]
Recipe for a MapUp Throw together two handfuls of students, a couple of Android devices equipped with GPS, sprinkle a little Google swag, leave all that to cook for 3 hours under the afternoon sun at the University of Buea and if you got it all right: voilà, a mapped campus. On Saturday, November 24th, [...]
As Quick As A Tick In An ActivSpaces Minute Sometimes activities come in whirlwinds and it’s hard to keep you updated about the latest and greatest going on at the hub and beyond. For this reason, I’ve put together this picture story for our supporters to stay abreast of the times at ActivSpaces. With Hilda [...]
After a thrilling weekend at #subCMR in Douala, we decided for a little comic relief at ActivSpaces Buea with a “Techie Thursday”. Sebastian Prengel, an über-geek member of ActivSpaces, thought it would be cool for us to initiate the newbies at the lab with a little hacking ritual. So today we’re having a little fun by [...]
In the domestically popular suburban slang of Francophone Cameroon, the term “djoss” is often used to describe chatter or small talk. Last week, a few Douala-based Cameroonian techies launched a web application designed specifically for the purpose of chit-chat around television programs – Djoss.tv. Djoss.tv stands out because it joins the ranks of the daring [...]
This blog is a resource for news, project updates, member profiles and community events at ActivSpaces, an open collaboration space, innovation hub and startup incubator for African techies. Based in Buea, Cameroon.