The worlds of hackers and journalists are coming together as reporting goes digital and Internet companies become media empires. Journalists call themselves "hacks," someone who can churn out words in any situation. Hackers use the digital equivalent of duct tape to whip out code. Hacker-journalists try and bridge the two worlds. This group is to bring all these people together -- those who are working to help people make sense of their world. It's for hackers exploring technologies to filter and visualize information, and for journalists who use technology to find and tell stories. In the age of information overload, all their work has become even more crucial. This group aims to help members find inspiration and think in new directions, bringing together potential collaborators for projects and new ventures. Please also check out our blog at Help us build the future of media!

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Recent Meetups

  • September 2 · 6:00 PM

    Hacks/Hackers summer meetup II

    55 Members | 5.00 5.001

    ***La version française suit*** Hello hacks and hackers of Montreal. It's time for another evening of smart, inspiring speakers and relaxed networking. We have another... Learn more
  • June 12 · 6:30 PM

    Hacks/Hackers Summer meetup

    67 Members | 5.00 5.003

    La version française suit. Aaaaand it's time for another night of media-geeking with great presentations, and networking with smart, creative people and free beer! We're... Learn more
  • April 24 · 6:00 PM

    Hacks/Hackers spring edition

    44 Members | 4.50 4.503

    It's been a while since our last meetup, so let's usher in the warm weather with another night of journo-geeking. Save the date! It's at the usual place, but this time... Learn more
  • October 17, 2013 · 6:00 PM

    Hacks/Hackers MTL demo night

    50 Members | 4.00 4.004

    ***La version française suit*** Let's welcome fall with another Hacks/Hackers MTL meetup. This time it will be a demo night. Good folks from the community will spend up... Learn more
  • June 19, 2013 · 6:00 PM

    Hacks/Hackers MTL Summer Meetup

    55 Members | 4.50 4.503

    (La version française suit) After a two-year hiatus, Hacks/Hackers Montreal is back! We're rebooting the local chapter with a great line-up of speakers who will make,... Learn more
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Founded Apr 1, 2011

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