Kenny’s BivySack

Kenny is one of the friendliest and most laid-back travellers I have ever met. He’s also chock full of ideas to improve travelling. This month he launched a kickstarter campaign for his bivy backpack. I asked him a couple of questions about the project: How did you come up with the idea? I’ve been living out of […]

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Edreams: scam company

This is a work in progress. I’ll be updating this page for a while. @edreams_en is a big #scam. You see a price and then when you enter credit card info they suddenly charge 70 euros extra! #edreams   http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/internal_market/single_market_services/financial_services_banking/l33226_en.htm   In the news Le Parisien: Billets d’avion sur internet: l’Etat dénonce une fraude “quasi-généralisée”  […]

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Wikipédia peut jouer un rôle dans la bataille contre Ebola

Ebola Wikipedia

Inspiré par un message sur le mailinglist Afrophonewikis j’ai lancé un appèl pour traduire l’article sur Ebola de Wikipédia en bambara. Le même jour, 9 septembre, j’ai été contacté par Misbaho, qui était déjà active sur le Wikipédia en bambara. Depuis le 13 octobre il y a donc une bonne traduction : Ebola virisi bana. Les nouvelles d’aujourd’hui […]

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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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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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Formation Afripédia à Madagascar – le départ

Là je me trouve à l’aéroport de Charles de Gaulle. Ca fait à peine une semaine que je viens de recevoir un email qu’on est à la recherche de quelqu’un qui pourrait faire une formation alentour de Wikipédia à Madagascar. Je vais passer 12 heures dans l’avion pour rentrer en Afrique et pour continuer du travail […]

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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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