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allan allay

I am a Full Stack Software Developer also pursuing a Masters in Mobile Telecommunications and Innovation. I blog, dabble in robotics and computer networks. My interests are in Social good, ICT4D, M4D & D4M
allan allay has written 7 posts for Crumbling the tech cookie

Women in Tech: Do we need more women in tech?

“We need more women in tech… ” This (and “everybody should learn to code”) has been the clamour for the better part of last year and the start of the year.Why do we need more women in tech? Daria explains some of the reasons in her article “Stop leaning, start building, the real reason we … Continue reading

LG G2 Review : The Best Phablet Smartphone Yet??

The LG G2 is termed as the best phablet smartphone. The phone was introduced in the East African market late September and was slated to be available in Kenyan shops from the last week of October. It retails at roughly KSH 60,000 though that’ll vary depending on the shop. For instance at jumia its listed … Continue reading

Transforming Africa – The future Delivered. Today

I participated in the amazing Transform Africa Summit 2013 in Kigali, Rwanda. The Transform Africa Summit took place on the week of 28th October to 1st November. This was the second time after six years since Kigali first hosted the summit. The ITU (International Telecommunications Union) partnered with Governement Of Rwanda to host the continental summit … Continue reading

International Space Apps Challenge – Nairobi 2013

The International Space Apps Challenge in Nairobi took part at the iHub on 20th – 21st of April. This was the second time the challenge was taking place in Kenya. The global event took place in a total of 76 cities spanning over 40 countries! This is clearly mass and international collaboration at its best. You can … Continue reading

Geek girl #GirlApp2012 Hackathon at the iHub Nairobi

  Hackathons (24Hr team/individual sprints of innovation) aren’t new in the tech scene in Nairobi. Hackers/Developers contest to pitch, program, and present functioning applications in 24 – 48 hours. It is all about innovation, collaboration and … sleep deprivation. Some state there have been too many such events, but hackathons are ingrained in the ethos … Continue reading

International Space Apps Challenge Nairobi

  On the weekend of 21st – 22nd April, the iHub Nairobi hosted its first International Space Apps Challenge where slightly close to a total of 100 developers, designers,engineers,technologists, space/robotics enthusiasts, and students from various universities participated. The event was the first of its kind in Nairobi. The International Space Apps Challenge is a 2 … Continue reading

CRUSADING FOR MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

Currently, mobile technology and specifically mobile apps is all the rage in Africa and especially Kenya. If you ask me, Kenya is setting precedence in Eastern Africa (if not the whole of Africa and the world) in mobile technology in terms of mobile apps innovation, development and use. There are various reports on research carried out that  confirms all … Continue reading