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Raindolf Owusu
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Africa's future is bright. I love the sound track.  Inspiration to keep moving forward. 
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Thanks and just liked your page. I love the sound track +Kilelefoundation CBO is it available online for download or for sale ? 
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My article "AGONY OF AN AFRICAN PROGRAMMER" goes viral online.
In October 2012, I wrote an article about the challenges of most African coders which is loosely based on my own journey. Almost two years later a South African journalist Tefo Mohapi chanced upon it and decided to repost it online. His website has received...
In October 2012, I wrote an article about the challenges of most African coders which is loosely based on my own journey. Almost two years later a South African journalist Tefo Mohapi chanced upon it and decided to repost it ...
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Thanks so much bro +Prince Kotoko  #Vimmm  
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My article from 2012 has  been featured on this platform today. A lot has changed after this post but it surely still makes a lot of sense http://www.iafrikan.com/2014/04/03/agony-of-an-african-programmer/ 
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This is a great post, thanks. I can relate especially to the "Jack of All Trades and Master of None" point. It reminds me of all of the "mom and pop" businesses I saw in Ghana all making relatively low-quality concrete bricks. It depresses the price of their work and keeps them from working together to deliver good product at the same price points more profitably.
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Stepping down as founder & CEO of Oasis to join Microsoft on windows 9 project

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HAHAHAHA........better be April fools
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Microsoft's share in the African pc/laptop market is huge and almost 75% of us use pirated copy of their softwares and operating systems. We use their proprietary software here with free and open source behaviors by sharing the pirated software with our family and friends. This is a smart move and soon they should open source other relevant softwares for us to customize it to solve our problems and also remove all the back doors into software that will be used to conduct espionage..
If, for example, the Ghanaian government wanted a standard word processor ( MS word widely used now) which could be used by all government officials that has been tailored for each government department, an Open Source word processor could be modified to suit the exact needs of the government. This is a big way of cutting costs from software licensing 
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2111448/microsoft-publishes-ms-dos-word-for-windows-source-code.html 
Microsoft arguably built its business on MS-DOS, and on Tuesday the software giant and the Mountain View, CA-based Computer History Museum took the unprecedented step of publishing the source code for public view. Both MS-DOS and Word for Windows are available for download via this page on the Computer History Museum's site. The source code from MS DOS 1.1 and 2.0, as well as Microsoft Word for Windows 1.1a, is made public under a non-commercial ...
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The movie Transcendence is yet to be premiered worldwide but sounds like the future already. Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience will be next paradigm in computing. Some experts believe humans will trump robots and algorithms in guiding our future selves around the web but i believe humans will change the paradigm, robots will carry out the action. The biggest challenge now is for computers to consume less energy like the human brain...

Food for thought and grab a similar gravatar on Transcendence :) 

http://transcendence.oasiswebsoft.com/
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In October 2012,i wrote an article about the challenges of most African coders also based on my own journey. Almost two years later a South African journalist chanced upon it and decided to repost it online. Now the article is out there and has been featured on the prestigious Hacker News and many more blogs http://www.iafrikan.com/2014/04/03/agony-of-an-african-programmer/ .
Massive debate is going on about some of the points i raised like Load shedding , salary , investments etc Enjoy !!!! https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7542865 
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Thanks so much +Mark Kaigwa following your footsteps.. MoreVimmm 
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I am Stepping down as founder of OasisWebSoft to join Microsoft on windows 9 project. We've made a little impact in the open source space here in West Africa, its now time to move on. Guess we all sell out at some point ?

http://raindolf.blogspot.com/2014/04/stepping-down-as-founder-ceo-of-oasis.html 
Sorry guys I am still the founder of  Oasis Websoft and we turn 3 in July :) Add me up here and lets solve Africa's problem one byte at a time. 
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Ahah :-)
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finally running ubuntu Saucy Salamander on my HP after two months of UEFI stress. charley this distro is a killer :) #FOSS   #LIBRE   #GUIDO  
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UEFI stress :) thanks for pointing this out. 
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Its always the right thing to do to wipe out the website that exposes your inner circle of corruption, rather than wipe out the corruption. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-26677134 
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I'm a writer,web and software developer.I like music,magic,computer coding and life.
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Open Source Software Developer with proven track record of successful projects. Capable of working independently and does well with a distributed team. Also, possess the ability to work on all the states of software development process from requirements to final deployment.I love computer coding, Africa, and open knowledge.I'm the Founder of http://oasiswebsoft.com/  and also a #Thoughtworker #PanAfricanist #Nkrumahist
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