|Sent on:||Thursday, August 11, 2011 1:00 PM|
We're getting closer to the day when .nyc domain names are going
to be allocated. So who gets news.nyc, sports.nyc and weather.nyc?
What about hotels.nyc, dogs.nyc, and slingshots.nyc? Who makes the
We're looking into creating an opinion tool that empowers New
Yorkers to voice their views. At next Thursday's Google+ Hangout
- that's Thursday the 18th - from 10-11 AM were discussing the
prospects and hopefully process for getting one started. We think
a Hackathon might be the way to go. What's out there now that
works like this? Is there open source code we can use?
Discussion: How do we start a hackathon for a domain name sorter?
Step 1. Enter a .nyc domain name, for example news.nyc:
Step 2. How should this name be allocated:
A. Auctioned to highest bidder?
B. Auctioned to highest qualified bidder? (Qualified = contractual obligations for the public interest)
C. Issued to a lottery winner?
D. Issued to a lottery winner? (With contractual obligations)
Step 3. Enter another .nyc domain name: ____________.nyc
Step 4. See the results.
P.S. The limit is 10 live video tickets, so click in early. If you're new to G+ show up 5 minutes early and we'll provide an operational runthrough. For those not using G+, the event will be recorded for posting on YouTube.