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 gets showcased by on the TED stage.

I bear with me the newest with the special case.

Yesterday I met Liz from Tech Univ of Kenya who built this quad-copter from scratch.

Nairobi has an amazing new electronics store called BJ’s (unfortunately), that has everything, at Adam’s Arcade

“Why should any developer in Kenya care about intel in Kenya?” asks Sven to a full room #IntelAtiHub

We’re getting started with SSA GM for Africa at the iHub, Sven Beckmann. #IntelAtiHub

A view from the stage as Microsoft’s Global President visits.

We had the pleasure of hosting at the iHub today, President of Microsoft Int’l

Villagers, such as , are trying Google Glass in Nairobi.

Off-grid PowerTraveller solar charger is keeping my Google Glass alive - thx

Great afternoon and evening with and in Joburg.

Inclusive innovation talk by at the Global Forum. #GF2013

A full room in the “incubation” track at Global Forum 2013. #GF2013

Hanging out at Sight Glass coffee in San Francisco with and the Ushahidi team.

The BRCK visits our “access team” friends.

The only 2 people to ever use a QR code: and today -

The mixer at the iHub to open their Africa office.

For all the people who doubt me about the €250,000 bottle of whiskey in Amsterdam airport. Proof.

Hanging out with and and at #rp13

Like I needed another reason to grow my fixation on tuktuks, here’s an ATM one at #rp13