Tag: Accra

I’m leading the Accra R-User Meetups!

I am not sure how, but I found Data Science Africa, whose mission it is to promote data science in Africa. For now, they are limited to organizing and running meetups across Africa, mostly focused on R, although there are higher albeit more ambitious targets. Anyway, since I’m in Accra, I contacted them to see if I could help in… Read more →

10 things you didn’t know about taxi costs in Accra

  “… but I paid 10 yesterday!” Having just arrived in Accra, Amit and I were trying to wrap our heads around taxi prices. We knew that we had to negotiate with the taxi driver┬ábut often the agreed-upon price kinda didn’t make sense…at all. Our first hypothesis was that the price was completely random! Then we noticed we tended to… Read more →

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