Ha Kairu, OpenStreetMap and the week that was

It’s been an interesting week for me. I have been working on a live system all week. I picked up a couple of tricks such as creating my repo. The system freezes or hangs as we say here, every so often, and I have to restartĀ  the machine. Except when I do, it doesn’t actually …

My weekly scorecard – four days late!

Once again my weekly scorecard is late, by four days this time. It was a rather eventful weekend. I attended the November Nairobi Linux User Group meet-up on Saturday, then came to visit my friends Ibrahim and FredĀ  in Ruiru. In fact I am posting this from Ruiru. At the beginning of last week I …

mngapi: A Mpesa tarriff calculator built entirely in JS/HTML 5

For a couple of years now I have been meaning to write an application that would calculate mobile money transfer transaction fees, specifically how much I would need to send someone an amount of money inclusive of the transfer and withdrawal fees. I intended to do this entirely in JS. I could not find such …