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Andrew Kinai
Works at IBM Research - Africa
Attended Carnegie Mellon University
Lives in Nairobi, Kenya
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7 Principles of (JS) Rich Web Applications
This is a writeup based on a presentation I gave at BrazilJS in August 2014. It builds on some of the ideas I've been blogging about recently related mostly to UX and performance. I want to introduce 7 actionable principles for websites that want to make use of JavaScript to control their UI.
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Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability ~ Edsger W. Dijkstra
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Wangechi never disappoints!
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[Archives] Once upon a time there was a man who kept pleading with God to let him win the lottery. Like all good prayerful people he was extremely persistent with this request.
http://lily.co.ke/2010/10/12/just-buy-a-ticket-already/
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Boss, this is deep. Am resharing if you don't mind
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Predicting rain doesn't count. Building arks does ~ Warren Buffett
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TRUELY TRUE
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Acoustruments: Passive, Acoustically-Driven, Interactive Controls for Handheld Devices
Subscribe · Calendar · CMU Directory · Faculty & Staff News. |Carnegie Mellon News| > News Stories > All News > 2015 > April > Beyond the Touchscreen: Carnegie Mellon, Disney Researchers Develop Acoustically Driven Controls for Handheld Devices. Monday, April 20, 2015 ...
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Designing For (and With) Color Blindness 
Every time someone finds out I’m color blind, I’m always hit with the same question: “So, what color is this?” 95% of th…
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[Archives] I’ve known him for almost two years now, and I still find new stuff about him. We were sitting on my couch the other day, with Princess resting her head on my knees. 
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[Archives] This is for all the independent ladies, hustling everyday and looking good while doing it. Statistics show that despite the rise in the income and education that women still retire with less money than men. 
http://lily.co.ke/2014/01/22/saving-tips-for-ladies/
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  • IBM Research - Africa
    Software Engineer, 2014 - present
  • KEEN Media Lab
    Lead Consultant, 2008 - 2014
  • IBM Research - Africa
    Research Intern, 2013 - 2013
  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
    Software Developer, 2009 - 2012
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Kigali, Rwanda - Juja, Kenya
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  • Carnegie Mellon University
    M Sc. Information Technology, 2012 - 2014
  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
    B Sc. Computer Science, 2005 - 2009
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