Posted by: Nathaniel | September 6, 2008

Crowd-sourcing Crisis Information: one story of an emerging African IT renaissance

I’ve just posted an article about Ushahidi.com and the incredible creative energy pumping through African web development at Justmeans All Things Reconsidered blog. Read it here.

“…at its core, Afro-pessimism tends to underestimate the ability of average citizens to impact collective destiny. Right now, there is a creative explosion at the intersection of human ingenuity and cheaper, better communication tools that has the ability to dramatically change the African political, economic, and social landscape.”

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