In Arusha

Made it in one piece.

Baby KP was perfect…she already has the makings of a sophisticated traveller , which is a good thing seeing that mama has a bit of wanderlust in her.

Now off to make my slides pretty (I can’t stand powerpoint!).

Off to Arusha…

Can’t believe that TED Africa is already here! You can check out the exciting program here.

Me and the familia are off to Arusha. I’m about to join the legion of parents who get dirty looks when they enter the plane with an infant. Hoping that Gabi travels well…packing for this trip has been [...]

Women where at thou?

Several of my virtual and real buddies have received scholarships to attend TED Arusha. So far, all the receipients that I know are male…a trend similar to the Blogging Indaba last year… and I’m curious to know whether there are any women out there who’ve applied for/ received a scholarship to TED. Please leave a [...]

TED Africa’s Speakers List

A sneak preview into what’s shaping up to be an amazing line-up (including yours truly…hehehe).

TED Conference Registration Reminder

Next year, msiseme oohh…eehh… (channeling Moi) ati….hamukujua ati…conspiracy.

Click here to apply for scholarships.

TED goes public (kind of)

Those of you who were following my blogging from TED 2006 can now get a much better sense of the TED experience (which is coming to Africa next June!)

Via the TEDTalks website, “Each year, TED hosts some of the world’s most fascinating people: Trusted voices and convention-breaking mavericks, icons and geniuses. The talks they [...]

TED Day 3 – Session 1

Theme: Tales of Invention

“The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.” – Winston Churchill

1) Speaker: Dr. Amy Smith (low-tech designer with MIT’s D-Lab).

- Another profile of her at World Changing . – About 2 million kids die from respiratory diseases caused by indoor smoke from burning charcoal/wood when cooking. [...]

TED Global: Africa!

Been in the works for the last few months and finally announced at TED.

When I was on the PopTech Africa panel last year, one of the things I brought up was a desire to see a Poptech-like event in Africa. Unbeknownst to me at the time, a couple of TED staffers who were [...]