|Sent on:||Friday, November 26, 2010 1:21 PM|
I wanted to let you all know about the Food+Tech Hackathon on 12/4. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Hope to see many of you there!
Join?Food+Tech Connect,?Open Source Cities,?Gojee,?&?Zocalo Food?on December 4th for the inaugural Food+Tech Hackathon as part of the?International Open Data Hackathon.? This open-source hacking event will bring together developers from all over the state to hack on real-world problems relating to how we grow, prepare, and interact with food.?
Developers, designers, statisticians, urban farmers, public officials, and researchers will come together for a 12-hour hackathon that uses data to help citizens connect with their food. We will make sure your mind and belly is nourished throughout the day with delicious food and thought-provoking presentations.
Non-coders are encouraged to participate as well.
Please share ideas about what mashups, apps, visualizations, or websites you would like to do on this Google doc:?http://bit.ly/f4mMgg?The document also includes a collection of data sets & APIs
All ideas MUST be added before the day of the Hackathon. Feel free to begin organizing groups before the event or just join a group day of.
On December 4th citizens from around the world will be coming together at local hackathons to design, code, and create projects using open data.? The goal is to show support for and encourage governments around the world to adopt open data policies.
447 Broadway, 2nd Floor
(between Howard and Grand Street)
New York, NY? 10013?
Saturday, December 4th, 2010, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.