Towards an IoT from the Masses

re:publica is Europe’s largest and most inspiring conference on internet and digital society. It attracts to Berlin over 7000 participants to discuss, in a 500 hours program with more than 850 speakers, themes and topics concerning our interconnected society and creates a space for bloggers, politicians, scientists, business people, artists and activists to come together. […]

Science is a type of energy

There’s something magical happening here in Berlin. Every year the Global Innovation Gathering brings people from all across the world who create empowering community spaces together, and this year we have our friends from Basra, Palestine, and Egypt as a part of our crew. The Global Entrepreneurship and Maker Space Initiative [GEMSI], has been supporting […]

The GIG #RP15 Review

Originally published at “As GIG and re:publica come to a close, we have nothing more than appreciation for a rewarding and intense experience.” Ahmed Mohamed Maawy Ahmed was one of 70 participants from 47 tech hubs out of 24 countries, that gathered at this year’s Global Innovation Gathering (GIG). He captured in words what all of […]

iceCairo at re:publica 2014

Originally published at After the greatness of last year in Berlin, the Afrilabs and Global Innovation Gathering (GIG) decided to once again bring back so many amazing people in one place for the re:publica 2014 INTO THE WILD #rp14 . icecairo joined at least 29 other tech hubs, incubators, accelerators, and makers from the Afrilabs […]