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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The BRCK works in Ethiopia! Huge thanks to for hooking up the local SIM.

At the 4yr anniversary party for and 1yr anniversary of their new space.

A little bit of a Kenyan accent on the case designed for BRCK. It’s the little things.

The overall winner of the #MAVCGIC are from Pakistan.

Love to see my friends doing well! Here’s ’s in the airport.

always. In memory of SF.

Internet heavyweights , , A, and celebrate 25yrs of the www

A celebratory party of the Web at 25 years old with Sir Tim Berners Lee, Al Gore and Yahoo. #TED

isn’t that nuts?

Charmian Gooch’s #TED Wish to get rid of anonymous companies globally.

Cruciverbalist David Kwong talks about “chaos and order” with magic and puzzles.

Legendary type designer Matthew Carter at #TED

If you look closely, you’ll see Sir Tim Berners-Lee in the front row listening to Snowden. #TED

We get a live conversation at #TED with Edward Snowden

Cost to connect 100m people is $2b #TED

Had a great time with and at #wa2014 - showing off 's book

I'm keen to hear Edward Snowden's first live (virtual) conversation at #SXSW

Wow. Just met of - amazing way to own your own server stack.

Hanging at the Microsoft party with and his favorite Quest Love

Doing a speed test using Orange Kenya's GSM network.