Archive for the ‘On the road’ Category:

It’s Always Sunny in Reykjavik (or) How I NSA-Proofed my Email

{ Posted on Oct 17 2013 by Bill Zimmerman }
Revelations about the NSA’s mass internet surveillance has spurred interest in existing privacy tools and driven developers to build of a slew of new tools and services aimed at providing end-to-end encryption to users. With every major U.S.-based service provider ...Read More »

A Visit to the Future Home of icecairo

{ Posted on Nov 25 2012 by Bill Zimmerman }
ice (short for innovation, collaboration and entrepreneurship) is a growing network of physical workplaces where people can come together to share what they can do to solve problems themselves, in a way that has a positive—or at least neutral—impact on ...Read More »

Djoss.tv Takes Top Prize at the 2012 Cameroon Startup Challenge

{ Posted on Oct 05 2012 by Bill Zimmerman }
The 2012 Cameroon Startup Challenge was the first competition of its kind to recognize the achievements of technology entrepreneurs in the country. The awards ceremony, held on September 20th at the Foyer du Marin in Douala, brought together Cameroon’s leading ...Read More »

South African MC Sifiso Sudan selling mixtapes via Blackberry

{ Posted on Jul 25 2012 by Bill Zimmerman }
From Africanhiphop.com: Sudan recently released his new mixtape ‘Rage against the machine’ directly through his Blackberry, cutting out any labels or middle men. He made a deal with airtime merchants that enables him to sell his latest mixtape from his BBM at ...Read More »

Africa re:load 2012 – Highlights & Growing the AfriLabs Network

{ Posted on Jul 16 2012 by Bill Zimmerman }
I recently returned from Africa re:load 2012, an annual two-day conference hosted by the Bauhaus University Weimar and GIZ (German Agency for International Cooperation) and wanted to share some thoughts while they're still fresh. This year’s event was centered ...Read More »