Tech Killed The Kenyan Blog

'African Tech Hub Meetup (Image: 1% Nairobi Photo Stream)

In this recent post by by Potashius Nairobus on The Black Campaign website, the author laments many of the distractions and unintended consequences that the professionalization of social media has brought to blogging and writing in Kenya:

“We have gotten too busy realising the infrastructure of an imagined Africa Information and Communications Technology bubble we have forgotten the communication part. We have obliterated the social- the stories and their meanings – in Social Media.

Tech is good and I fully support and admire those who are doing it, but if anyone wants to know: As a storyteller, I struggle with writing; writing is not the way I learnt how to tell stories, so how does innovating WordPress make my work easier?”

Click here to read all of Tech Killed The Kenyan Blog.

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~ by volcanotheatre on April 1, 2010.

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