Open Collaboration for African Techies
When Richard Anderson (our most recent visiting fellow) introduced the kids at “Silicon Mountain” to Scratch, we knew we had a calling. For a long time we had focused our activities on a more mature age group, but Scratch reminds us that we need to get ICT4D leaders in the proper mindset from a tender [...]
Something New Possibly for the first time in the history of Cameroon, we had children between the ages of 12-16 learning how to program mini-games and animations, right here at ActivSpaces under the tutorship of our most recent visiting fellow, Richard Anderson. In a 3-day workshop from June 29th – July 1st, Richard took 23 [...]
We’re big proponents of training young people in science and math using the latest tools in education, including e-learning and interactive learning. This is why we’re excited to announce our next visiting fellow, Richard Anderson. Through a grant provided by the E.E. Ford Foundation, Richard will be leading Cameroonian youth ages 12-16 in “computational thinking” [...]
Instructables is a web-based community and documentation platform where passionate people share what they do and how they do it, and learn from and collaborate with others. The seeds of Instructables germinated at the MIT Media Lab as the future founders of Squid Labs built places to share their projects and help others. A sampling [...]
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.