Shengspeare: Shakespeare in Sheng.

In the old age black was not counted fair, Or if it were, it bore not beauty’s name; But now is black beauty’s successive heir Zamo kuwa dark skin haikuwa usupuu, hata ka kulikuwa na mablack beauty hatukutambua; Lakini siku hizi kushika rangi ni urembo mtupu From Shakespeare’s Sonnets (Sheng translation mine) Shakespeare Week came […]

Snapchat grows up and moves into a tasteful $2.5m mansion

Snapchat is definitely catching on in Kenya. Minor Kenyan online celebrities such as Huddah Monroe and Vera Sidika have been very active on the platform in the recent past. Just last week, former Prime Minister and opposition co-principal Raila Odinga joined Snapchat. I have been on the platform for two years now. While the rest […]

Uber did battle in China. And Lost

Online news site Quartz is reporting a deal between Didi Chuxing and Uber that will see the two companies merge in China. Citing a widely circulated blogpost by Uber C.E.O Travis Kalanick on WeChat, the site reports that a deal is impending. It appears Uber finally ran out of steam in China, where the company […]

Generating a new SSH key and adding it to your Github account

I have had to do this so many times over the past couple of months – thanks to system crashes, lost or wrecked devices – Octocat must  be looking at me funny by now. I thought I would leave this here. While there are other ways to authenticate on Github, public key authentication is more […]