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Anaximander c. 610 – c. 546 BC) was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher who lived in Miletus, a city of Ionia (in modern-day Turkey). He belonged to the Milesian school and learned the teachings of his master Thales. He succeeded Thales and became the second master of that school where he counted Anaximenes and, arguably, Pythagoras amongst his pupils. He created a map of the world that contributed greatly to the advancement of geography. He was also involved in the politics of Miletus and was sent as a leader to one of its colonies.
This talk gives on overview of creating and using libre software to collect language data in Africa. The software has been deployed at https://tuvutepamoja.africa. The challenges and opportunities that libre software presents for countries in Africa undergoing digitization will be discussed.