“For nothing can be either loved or hated unless it is first known” – LD
…. eweket is about creating active, positive and informed community! Expect social blogging, tech activities, green solutions, technical advising and weird commentary.
I’m Markos Lemma. I am working with people & computers .
Born in Ethiopia in 1984. I work on technology consultancy in Ethiopia. I co-founded iceaddis innovation hub. Currently, it reaches more than 5000 individuals. I run a literacy research program with MIT & Tuftus Universities.
I am an author at GlobalVoices.
I help to organize Barcamp Ethiopia twice. Barcamp Ethiopia – the largest tech community event in the country. I love the active tech community and organized different events in Addis. I consider myself as activist, a collaborator, a blogger and a social media strategist – It can’t be true unless you saw me doing those!
I DO: Community Management, Strategies & consultancy (tech & literacy), Blogging, Project Management, Collaborating, networking, public speaking.
Clients / Employers: GIZ, OLPC, IDC, MIT, Tufts, xPrize
Mentioned on: The Economist, BBC, CCTV, Al jazeera, TechCrunch, Wamda.
I AM: activist, techie
I LIKE : the new African narratives, local solutions, social innovations, networking, startup movements, Asian food
Sometimes, I judge a book by its cover. People do that time to time. So I try to remember the above quote.
If you wonder what eweket means, it is a direct translation for the word knowledge in Amharic. Oh, yeah, expect few Amharic words in my blogs too (tinesh tinesh amarigna).
The rest is determined by time. Sooner or later, either i will stop writing or you will stop reading!
I usually hang out online around:
I usually hang out offline around: Addis & Berlin