What is BarCamp?
BarCamp is an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from attendees.
What is WhereCamp?
WhereCamp is a free ‘unconference’ for geogeographers, mobile location experts and social cartographers and all kinds of folks interested in place.
BarCamp Nairobi and WhereCampAfrica have been combined into a single event! It is going to be held on Saturday June 12th & Sunday June 13th 2010 at iLAB and iHUB [4th floor, Bishop Magua Towers, Ngong road, opposite Uchumi Ngong Hyper] in Nairobi, Kenya. It is FREE! Don’t wait until the last minute to register. Click here to book your ticket now.
An ATM with facial recognition project by JKUAT students under the guidance of Dr. Waweru Mwangi is featured in today’s Nation Newspaper.
You may soon withdraw money from an Automated Teller Machines without using your credit or debit card, thanks to a face recognition technology in the making.
Known as the Basic Intelligent Automated Teller Machine, if the new device is incorporated in the current ATMs, all one will require to get money is to stand in front of the machines.
It is the brainchild of Dr Waweru Mwangi, the director of the Institute of Computer Science and Information Technology at Jomo Kenyatta University, and is on display at the national scientific conference in Nairobi.
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A total of over 3000 first year students drawn from the 2008 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) batch of candidates are by the end of the week expected to register for various undergraduate studies at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), making JKUAT traditionally the first public university to receive its first year students from the 2008 KCSE under the Joint Admissions Board arrangement. As earlier as 5am Monday, May 3, 2010, a number of “freshers” had started to stream into the JKUAT Juja campus for registration.We welcome them to the JKUAT community.