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, [...]
Infrastructure Is Imperative As a startup entrepreneur, perhaps you’ve not given it much thought, but infrastructure is vital to your organization’s proper coordination and stable growth. It’s never too early to start planning and implementing the tools and documents necessary to ensure professional performance at an operational level. We’re encouraging local startup entrepreneurs to [...]
It feels like Techie Thursday all over again. However, this Friday ActivSpaces is joining a number of African tech incubators in hosting a “Drupal in a day” training for the benefit of African developers. Valery Colong and Fua Tse of graduated ActivSpaces project Zinger Systems are covering the program. As clear demonstration, the Zinger Systems [...]
“Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.” -Anne Frank When I first came to Buea to join ActivSpaces, a night walk through the suburban residential areas revealed one outstanding insight: the paths stretched out into total darkness. It was only a matter of time before I heard the accounts [...]
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.