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. Hacker-journalists try and bridge the two worlds.

This group is to bring all these people together -- those who are working to help people make sense of their world. It's for hackers exploring technologies to filter and visualize information, and for journalists who use technology to find and tell stories. In the age of information overload, all their work has become even more crucial.

This group aims to help members find inspiration and think in new directions, bringing together potential collaborators for projects and new ventures.

Please also check out our blog at http://hackshackers.com Help us build the future of media!

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  • October 7 · 7:00 PM

    Hacks Hackers Berlin #20

    79 Members | 3.00

    Welcome everyone to the 20th (!!!!!!)  chapter of #hhber! Hosted by ZEIT ONLINE we are excited to have two guys full with journalistic innovation DNA on stage. Not long... Learn more
  • September 9 · 7:00 PM

    Hacks Hackers Berlin #19

    112 Members | 5.00

    [Please note the change of address - there will be signs] This month is an amazingly full docket, some of our speakers have come a long way to enjoy the lovely Berlin... Learn more
  • August 14 · 7:00 PM

    Hacks Hackers Berlin #18

    77 Members | 5.00

    Hopefully you all entertained yourself last month with the amazing number of events at and around OKFestival! We are invited to CORRECT!V next Thursday to hear about the... Learn more
  • June 26 · 7:00 PM

    Hacks Hackers Berlin #17

    39 Members | 5.00

    This month; the last month before OKFestival and many other summer events we are having another Hacks/Hackers speaker evening. We are hosted by Co.up this month and are... Learn more
  • May 21 · 7:00 PM

    Hacks Hackers Berlin #16

    51 Members | 4.50

    Between the spring rain and the cheeky summer sun we would like to bring you another Hacks/Hackers speaker evening. Our lovely hosts at Wikimedia will provide us beer... Learn more
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