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

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    "My name is blake and I am trying to get a couple twitter and instagram passwords"
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    "Work at a private foundation in Omaha who's interested in developing shared measurement systems to facilitate systems change."
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    "my name is jon im currently taking it classes and to learn as much as i cab about hacking"
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    "so bummed, I missed this."

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    "By the super delay comment. There is not much going on here - I'm thinking of dropping out."

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    "Is there anything going on with this group? The premise appears very interesting given the states of the publishing and tech industries. George"

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