BRCK at Maker Faire Africa: From Prototype to Production

Erik Hersman | December 6th, 2014

We’ve been excited to show up at Maker Faire Africa (old site) in Johannesburg for quite a few months, so actually being there yesterday was a b...

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Expedition Technology – Part II

Reg Orton | December 3rd, 2014

Thanks goodness for BRCK.  Unfortunately this will be my last expedition post this trip. I’ve had to leave the guys early to make a dash north ...

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An afternoon with Zambian entrepreneurs at Bongohive

Mark Kamau | November 29th, 2014

We spend the afternoon at BongoHive today interacting with the tech community in Zambia. Who was there? We had product based start ups, some service b...

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Expedition Technology – Part I

Reg Orton | November 29th, 2014

Along this trip, we are really putting the BRCK to the test. We are trying as hard as we can to dog-food this thing in the most extreme environments t...

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Experiencing connectivity across African borders

Mark Kamau | November 28th, 2014

One of the challenges while traveling across Africa is connectivity. The experience of getting connected is often quite slow and unpredictable, especi...

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Chasing the Sun (Days 3 and 4)

Erik Hersman | November 28th, 2014

Catching up on a few updates at once here, you can read about Day 2 of our trip here. It’s 6am in Lusaka, Zambia as I write this. The last two days ...

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BRCK Expedition – A Dash South – Day 2

Philip Walton | November 25th, 2014

We ended our first day well at an incredible campsite in the middle of Tanzania. We mostly got to bed at a reasonable hour with an agreement to get mo...

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Philip Walton | November 24th, 2014

It’s funny what causes one to get excited. For some it is the smell of something new. For others the satisfaction of helping someone out. For me...

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