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AO. "the more info, the easier to identify the person, but the less info, the less value for the researcher..."

AO: The interlocutor raised the double bind of anonymization of qualitative data:

"BC-MW-F-S-02 6:01
So internally I would want all of this information. So when even I can see anonymized...Read more

Google COVID-19 Community Mobility Report for Kenya on May 9, 2020

AO: After learning about the Google COVID-19 Community Mobility Data, I searched for what was available on Kenya and was only able to download this PDF which primarily states "there is not enough...Read more

Nation Article: "Do Health Ministry Figures on Covid-19 Really Add Up?"

This news article published in the Nation online highlighted questions that we have discussed amongst some members of the RDS group regarding the accuracy of the official COVID-19 statistics in the country. Most noticably, how can the number of new cases exceed that of the total cumulative cases...Read more

AOk. "...if you torture the data, for long enough, you can get it to confess to almost anything"

This quote (see copy-pasted below) articulates why using machine learning is more robust... because "if you torture the data, for long enough, you can get it to confess to almost anything."...Read more

TRANSCRIPT: 190524_002 RESEARCHING IN/FROM NAIROBI

Transcript from one-on-one interview

Friday , May 24 , 2019

Hung out from 10:10 AM – 2:00 PM. Interviewed happened at the beginning of this time (from 10:57 AM - 12:15 PM).

Location: lunch venue in Westlands (Nairobi, Kenya)

Participant...Read more

Mawazo Institute. 2020. “Survey Findings on the Impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s Higher Education System.” Nairobi, Kenya: Mawazo Institute.

AO: This report foregrounds results from an online survey with 501 respondents conducted by Nairobi-based Mawazo Institute in April 2020.Read more

2020_SEPT_24 WRITING MEETING_Transcript

Angela Okune 0:24 This is the core group, we may have one or two more people slip on. ... So this call, for context, is our second call after we decided that we're gonna write together and that we decided we're going to focus on the dissertation chapter. And that will hopefully turn into the...Read more

Angela Okune, S. Adebowale, E. Gray, A. Mumo, and R. Oniang'o. "Discussion on Open Access (in Africa)," [Transcript], 2020, Research Data Share.

Discussion on Open Access in Africa

March 31, 2020

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Nairobi

Participants (listed alphabetically):

Organizational Open Data Policy Discussion Guide

AO: I facilitated an internal org group discussion around the kinds of terms that staff felt an organizational data sharing policy should include. This is the guide that was used for the discussion.Read more

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