The NYC Cleanweb Hackathon is next weekend (Jan 20-22) at NYU ITP.
While this event isn't Ruby specific, I thought it may be of interest
to our members.
Here's the announcement from Jean Barmash, one of the organizers of
the event. If you have any questions, he can be reached at
There are quite many software & web companies (startups and not so
startups - see partial list after signature) in New York area
dedicated to energy, energy efficiency and sustainability. We are
getting together next weekend to participate in a hackathon event.
Please join us! We are looking for developers, designers, students,
data scientists, and anybody else passionate about sustainability.
The Cleanweb Hackathon is a gathering to demonstrate the impact of
applying information technology to resource constraints. Join us
January 20th through the 22nd in New York City as we bring together
developers, designers and business professionals dedicated to
optimizing resource use and accelerating cleantech development.
Participants are tasked with building applications that tackle energy,
waste, water, and other sustainability issues by leveraging web and
mobile technologies. We challenge attendees on what they can do over
the course of the weekend that might just change the world for the
Register now at http://cleanweb-n...!
More Information, including schedule:
With judges including:
* Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures,
* Rachel Sterne, the NYC Chief Digital Officer,
* Frank Rimalkovski, NYU Innovation fund,
* Evan Korth, Co-Founder, HackNY
* Mike Shimazu, Innovation & Business Development, NYSERDA
* Aneesh Chopra, Federal CTO of the United States
* Maria Gotch, President & CEO, New York City Investment Fund
P.S. Some of the startups here in New York are:
* Brighter Planet
* Efficiency 2.0
* US Energy Group
* Joule Assets
* Project Noah
* Green Pangia
* Green Charge Networks
* Tendrill (IBM)
* Wind Analytics
* Locus Energy