M-KOPA, mobile tech startup in Nairobi, Kenya is hiring a hardware engineer

Introduction M-KOPA is a mobile technology company based in Nairobi, Kenya. Since 2010 we have helped Kenyans acquire solar power products by offering innovative payment plans and a distribution model tailored to the needs of our customers. M-KOPA Solar provides affordable solar-powered lighting and mobile charging to rural Kenyans on a pay-as-you- go basis, with …

Need a tech job in NYC or Chicago?

Passing along for some friends: The Noun Project is a highly collaborative place where the world’s visual language is shared and created. We are working with our users, publications and a giant community to simplify and organize visual communication. There’s a lot of great work to be done, and to realize it, we need some …

Where to eat in San Francisco

I’m often asked for restaurant recommendations in San Francisco. I’m compiling that list here to make it easier to share with friends. I’ll update it as a I remember more or things change. Restaurant recommendations Chow (try the smiling noodles) Chez Maman (french) Squat and Gobble (great omelettes — recommend Haight/Fillmore location) Herbivore (vegetarian) Stable …

Compliment sandwiches give me indigestion

Last month, NOI published a tip of the day called “Give a compliment sandwich.” Gross. I think that’s bad advice, and wrote the following reply (which has since been removed from their site, along with the other comments). I hate compliment sandwiches. They give me indigestion. As soon as I receive an email (or a …