Tag: Hackathons

This Week in Open

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Coming to Cleveland: National Day of Civic Hacking, June 6, 2015

The National Day of Civic Hacking 2015 is Saturday, June 6. The theme chosen by NDOCH’s organizer, Code for America, is Principles for 21st Century Government. In Cleveland, our Code for America Bridage, Open Cleveland, will be the hub for NDOCH activities. You can see the details here but the basics are: When: Saturday, June 6 from 10am-4pm Where: Cleveland…

$10,000 hackathon focuses on housing problems & access to government data

Hackathons entered the vernacular a long time ago and are a far more identifiable concept than open data, which is often the stuff that powers much of what hackathons seek to accomplish (creating – or hacking together – something, usually software or a software-related outcome, that fills a need not otherwise being met). So it’s exciting to see the private…