Hacks/Hackers Seattle Demo 2011

UPDATE: Watch UStream video of the demo presentations beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 29.

 


Free live streaming by Ustream

 

UPDATE: NEW DEMO LINEUP

RSVP at http://seattlehackshackersdemo2011.eventbrite.com

If you came to our Hacks/Hackers Seattle Kickoff in November, you definitely want to check out Demo 2011, where you'll see and hear about some of the cool stuff Seattle’s tech and media companies are creating. Expect a series of rapid-fire presentations and Q&As.

If you’ve never been to Hacks/Hackers event and you are a hack (journalist) or a hacker (engineer), come join us at our mindmeld.

We’ll be serving up snacks, beer and wine. The event is free, but space is limited and our first event sold out, so RSVP today!

Want to show off your journalism-related product or service? We're taking applications to demo at the event through March 10. Apply here if you’ve got something hot to share with Seattle’s hacks and hackers.

Demo 2011 presenters

Tableau Software, Ellie Fields
"A New Way of Visualizing Data Online: Tableau Public,"
a free software product that journalists and bloggers can use to create and publish interactive data visualizations. Fields will look at Washington State Census data and use Tableau’s built-in geocoding to map it, put it in a dashboard and publish the visualization online. All in less than 5 minutes flat, no programming needed.

Intersect
, Monica Guzman
"Curation in Real Time and Beyond,"
a demo of Intersect, a social platform where people connect through experiences they chart in time and place. Learn how how journalists can tap into the platform's context-adding features to curate rich stories from the experiences of a community--past and present.


Journalism That Matters
, Brian Glanz
"Building An Online Unconference For Journalism," an open source publishing network with a social layer.

The Seattle Times
, Heidi de Laubenfels
"Niche Sports Apps for iPhone,"
a look at development options, business models and user behavior lessons for The Times' pay-to-use Husky football app.

Microsoft FUSE labs, Sameer Halai
"myMontage.com,"
a flexible web-based service that makes it fun and easy to create and share a visual album of the web on the topics you care about. You can design your Montage around any topic you can imagine by adding content that pulls information from a variety of sources, including RSS feeds, Twitter, Bing News, and YouTube.

 

Follow us on Twitter at @HackHackersSEA for the latest. Event hashtag: #hhSEA

This event is brought to you by our host sponsor Tableau Software.

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