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Open Data, Open Food + Open Thoughts!

Miraj K.
user 8718534
Vancouver, BC

As december approaches and we all get ready to celebrate the end of 2011, I wanted to share information regarding a couple of events happening in town [plus some thoughts].

Our friend David Eaves started the International Open Data HackDay [ODHD], and this year it's happening all over the world on December 3rd. http://www.opendataday.org/­ .

Information re: Vancouver: http://www.opendataday.org/wiki/City_Events_2011#Vancouver­

The good people at Foodtree has sponsored their space this year for ODHD; and they are also hosting a hackathon on Open Food Data. http://openfood.eventbrite.com/­

And on Dec 1st, The Tyee is hosting a conversation about viral video and its place in media.

"Reeled In": Sharing Stories with Viral Video


So an event each for both Hacks and the Hackers! and the Foodies!

On behalf of Farida and me, I wish to thank all of our members for being part of our group and taking the journey to hacking the media and technology for better. It's your group, so don't hesitate to start a discussion on the message board at meetup.com. http://www.meetup.com/HacksHackersVancouver/messages/boards/­

Submit topics & event ideas+proposals, share your thoughts+suggestions and help each other. You can also send suggestions to us via email either at: miraj.khaled@gmail.com or faridahussain1@gmail.com ; or use the "contact us" link on our meetup.com page.



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