Buying Open Hardware in Nairobi

Getting open hardware components in Nairobi is expensive. It is worth buying internationally and try to ship them to Kenya. That does takes time and more resources. So if you need that crucial component for your project Nerokas.co.ke is your best bet. They stock most open hardware boards such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi, various electronic components and sensors.

  • Emko Plaza, Garissa Road
  • Thika, Kenya
  • P.O Box 18936-00100,
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Telphone:(+254) 020 813 8956 /
    0706 246 248

Happy Hacking!

Oshin is back!

Did you watch Oshin the Japanese television drama growing up?. The story of seven-year old Oshin from an impoverished farming family sent to work as house maid caught the imagination of audience around the world.

Today the story is retold by Togashi Shin in Oshin(2012).

Enjoy the movie and don't forget to share your experiences here.



Origin: Talking about "fromness" (July 23, 2014) Phnom Penh, Cambodia

In my travels over the years people asked me 'Where are you from?'. It is a mundane, yet profound question. For a digital nomad, home is a transient concept. In my conversations with Dipika of Oranguntan Swing, I shared few ideas that inspired the 'Origin: talking about "Fromness' event. If you are based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Please join this conversation on July 23, 2014.


Poster of Origin: Talking about 'Fromness' in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Skype Audio Quality Issues in gnu/Linux

Skype is an essential tool for a digital nomad. In some versions of gnu/Linux, you'll notice considerable audio quality issues and disturbance (white noise) in Skype. Had to resort to using Skype on Android until I found this solution on Skype community forum.

Run this command in the terminal to start Skype. You'll notice significant improvement in the audio quality.


$ PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC=30 skype

Happy Skyping!



The Web We Want: An Open Letter (Video)

The Web is our largest shared resource. Let's keep it free and open for us, and for the next generation.

What kind of Web do you want? Tell us: http://mzl.la/1hHyqBq


Learn more about at webwewant.mozilla.org and WebWeWant.org global movement to defend, claim and change the future of the Web.