Erik Hersman


Where Africa and technology collide... Co-founder of @Ushahidi, @iHub Nairobi, @BRCKnet and @SavannahFund. Senior TED and PopTech Fellow. ‘Nole.

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You know when you’re at the Autodesk #DesignNight when…

Stopping by Rocketspace in San Francisco for a meeting, where Uber started apparently.

I get a much better 3G signal on the from inside the airplane than from inside JKIA airport.

#BarcampNBI is going strong with 300+ between and

The “investing in early stage growth companies” 2-day course begins with of

In Likoni. It’s a dangerous road to tread to have soldiers do internal security.

This is a first, an interview done via iPad Mini plus a GoPro. Cool setup.

Got to Cemtre in time to catch doing a cake face plant for his birthday

The BRCK in studio with on CCTV-Africa just now.

Hanging out with Kenya’s newest #TEDFellow at the launch:

Uhuru Park panorama at #SabaSaba this evening.

Watching the Brazil vs Chile #WorldCup game in the bush using BRCK + Jambox + projector + screen.

Martin Njuguna of ChamaSoft pitches on the #PivotEast stage

mLab Manager kicks off #PivotEast 2014

Great to have Hamilton Chu of Blizzard and Hearthstone talking to Nairobi gamers.

A map of the #RhinoCharge checkpoints for Nivi. Haven’t seen #41 and I was at Copycat for many hours.

Team BRCK (car No 18), getting checked in for #RhinoCharge in Nanyuki.

A Fireside Chat at the with Ito, one of the global internet icons

Looking under the hood of the rebuilt “v3” engine with -

Looking under the good if the rebuilt “v3” engine with -