Kenyan Women Create Their Own ‘Geek Culture’

Oguya started spending some Saturday mornings with Colaco and other women, snipping code and poring through hacker cookbooks. These informal gatherings became the Akirachix. Oguya graduated and turned her mobile phone idea into a company called M-Farm. At 25 years old, she now has a staff of 18. And 7,000 African farmers use her app. …

Thirst tweaking mobile news app amid new Twitter guidelines, still worth a look

Plenty of social and news apps will have to adjust their product based on Twitter’s much-publicized API adjustments this summer, and Thirst Lab’s social reader product is no different. But the app is still worth downloading and checking out, as it presents some nice features that will likely carry over into future versions. Read More