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Andrew Kinai
Works at IBM Research - Africa
Attended Carnegie Mellon University
Lives in Nairobi, Kenya
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Product design in five days
Jake Knapp, design partner at GV, explains the system he invented to create working prototypes in a hurry.
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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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A survey of all the current innovation in text as a medium
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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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  • 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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Creative | Designer | Engineer
Education
  • 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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  • Angry Birds Transformers
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  • Angry Birds Friends
  • Clash of Clans