Back from Madagascar

Just got back after an amazing week in Madagascar where I taught Wikipedia editing and offline use through Kiwix. I worked with some amazing people from very interesting places. It was a very intense week, where things went mostly according to plan. Including stomach troubles. Thanks to Air Madagascar I was able to spend 2 extra days which […]

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Terug in Afrika: Afripedia training in Madagascar

Afripedia Madagascar

Sinds vorige week zaterdag ben ik in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Twee weken geleden kreeg ik een mailtje dat men iemand zocht om een week lang les te geven in Wikipedia: editten en offline gebruik.  Dit in het kader van Afripedia. Het was een geweldige week. Gisteren heeft één van de 15 deelnemers 10 studenten succesvol kunnen […]

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Habaka, Madagascar tech hub

When I knew I was going to Madagascar I checked out the local tech scene. Naturally I bumped into Habaka, Madagascar’s hub for technology, information and startups. It’s run by Harinjaka Andriankoto Ratozamanana. There’s a 300 sq.m. building for activities such as teaching kids how to code, making things, web tech startups and a lot more. I […]

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I will be teaching Wikipedia and Kiwix in Madagascar

#outoftheblue I’ll be in a plane to #Antananarivo #Madagascar in a week from now, to teach #Wikipedia editing and @KiwixOffline I got an email that Afripedia is urgently looking for someone who can teach how to edit Wikpedia and how to use Kiwix to university students in Madagascar for a week. I immediately agreed without […]

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