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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    Hey all you Hacks and Hackers, We've been surreptitiously meeting on a weekly basis to work/think through projects. Hacks/HackersIRE will be meeting on Wednesdays... Learn more
  • June 25 · 3:00 PM

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    Hey all you Hacks and Hackers, We've been surreptitiously meeting on a weekly basis to work/think through projects. Hacks/HackersIRE will be meeting on Wednesdays... Learn more
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    Hey all you Hacks and Hackers, We've been surreptitiously meeting on a weekly basis to work/think through projects. Hacks/HackersIRE will be meeting on Wednesdays... Learn more
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Founded Sep 9, 2011
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