I was just pointed to a very cool tool called Gitter. It is a chat service designed to assist in chatting between developers when working on projects. If you would like to use the service, you just need to sign up for a github account ( https://github.com/ ), then just follow the link below:
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.
This group is to bring all these people together -- those who are working to help people make sense of their world. Help us build the future of media!
For more information, check out our Twitter page or the chapter's wiki.