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April 21-23: "Make for the Planet" Hackathon (Smithsonian Institute) - Hi, As part of the Smithsonian Institute's Earth Optimism Summit [ ], the Smithsonian's Innovations Commons [ Kevin C. Mar 23, 2017 3:29 PM
Thurs[masked] at USPTO: ACM presents "Real Time VR and 360 Video" - Sadly, I already have other plans, but some of you may be interested in the following. (See the URL for a prettier version with links included.) Source:­vents/234740376/ What: Real Time VR and 360 Video When: Thursday, Kevin C. Oct 9, 2016 5:24 PM
Trying to find a member of this group to continue discussion - Hello group, I'm trying to find the helpful young gentleman who I had a discussion with last week about invoking a complicated .EXE server-side process via .NET -- sorry, I didn't get your name and I couldn't find yo Shaban R Sep 12, 2016 4:30 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Civic Hacking Weekly Meetup Arlington Career Center - Since the Arlington County schools are closed today, we won't have access to our usual meetup space. So today's meetup scheduled to occur on Thursday, January 28,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. Nina Jan 21, 2016 9:54 AM
Fwd: Key Event: Pathfinder 2 - Internet Capacity Building for Social Good - Of potential interest... ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "The Greater Washington DC Chapter of the Internet Society" < [address removed] > Kevin C. Jan 7, 2016 10:42 AM
Meetup details changed: NEW LOCATION Civic Hacking Weekly Meetup (Arlington Career Center) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­-NoVA/events/224991190/ When : Thursday, October 8,[masked] Nina Oct 8, 2015 10:40 AM
Fwd: looking for civic hackers for get out the vote effort - [Leah is a Code for DC co-captain, and in her day job works for the feds at 18F. Melody hosts? hosted? a program on NPR. I think.] ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Leah Bannon To: "[address removed]" Kevin C. Oct 7, 2015 2:52 PM
2-week Coding Bootcamp coming to DC! - Hi all, I'm Laura White, Director of Brand Strategy and Pop up Code Program for ed-tech startup,  Laura J. W. Sep 30, 2015 3:55 PM
Meetup details changed: We're Moving our meetup!! Civic Hacking Weekly Meetup - Dear Code for NoVA civic hackers! We are moving our meetup for next week, and for the indefinite future. Please visit our meetup page for location details. I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: Michelle K. Aug 8, 2015 1:19 PM
Re: [Code-for-NoVA] How do we measure civic tech? | - As one of Code For NOVA's non-profit partners, I found this article very insightful. I'm glad that the web-based scheduler we're working on has transitioned to a longer-term project so that we can consider the end user and the i Courtney W. Jun 22, 2015 12:31 PM
Re: [Code-for-NoVA] How do we measure civic tech? | - On Jun 17,[masked]:43 AM, "Joshua Turcotte" < [address removed] > wrote: > > It is an important consideration.  Still, I see civic hacking as the community dealing with problems Kevin C. Jun 17, 2015 11:53 AM
Re: [Code-for-NoVA] How do we measure civic tech? | - It is an important consideration.  Still, I see civic hacking as the community dealing with problems themselves.  If it involves or even creates lo Joshua T. Jun 17, 2015 11:43 AM
How do we measure civic tech? | - Hi, Although the article at­nt/15/6/next-frontier-civic-te­ch may be stating the obvious, I thought it to be a good remind Kevin C. Jun 17, 2015 10:24 AM
5 Days Left to Register for Hackathon - I know you're passionate about programming, civic engagement or both. Why not be a part of the global movement of people creating powerful solutions for our communities across the world on the National Day of Civic Hacking ? The Nina Jun 1, 2015 12:00 PM
National Day of Civic Hacking Next Week! - Hey Civic Hackers! If you haven't RSVP'd yet, make sure to do so now .  The hackathon is just around the corner, and we have some great challenges fro Nina May 27, 2015 6:16 PM
Meetup details changed: Civic Hacking Weekly Meetup & Presentation by Michele Oaks - I've updated this Meetup. We have a presenter from the City of Alexandria's office of Urban Planning presenting the latest app that helps volunteers collect data in the field for the purpose of historic preservation.  For more details, see the full li Nina Apr 1, 2015 10:03 AM
Re: [Code-for-NoVA] TONIGHT: March 18 @ 6:30 - CitySDK open source U.S. Census developer kit - This may be very pertinent to what I'd once hoped to do with the Quality of Life indicators project... what I lacked was SVG or equivalent at a u Joshua T. Mar 18, 2015 10:33 AM
TONIGHT: March 18 @ 6:30 - CitySDK open source U.S. Census developer kit - This just in from another source. See the web site for more info. From the web sites: http://live-datacommunitydc.ti­­on-with-the-u-s-census-bureau-­2/?instance_id=63563­­a-Leaders/events/22 Kevin C. Mar 18, 2015 10:29 AM
RE: [Code-for-NoVA] Finding a UX/UI Designer Passionate About Tools for Democracy - Alex, I would be very interested I'm a data scientist Muller and forecasting expert with 20 years of experience in analytics and survey research with the Gal Syed A. Mar 4, 2015 5:00 PM
Finding a UX/UI Designer Passionate About Tools for Democracy - Hi everyone! I was fortunate to be part of a team in 2014 that built and serve Alex G Mar 4, 2015 4:26 PM
Re: [Code-for-NoVA] "Orwellian America? Government transparency and (meetup: message 17 of 20) personal privacy in the digital age" at DC Public Library - ". . . sorry for the aside on proxy-hopping . . ." No.  I thank you very much for that aside.  That's cool stuff. On Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 11:33 AM, Londell Jan 7, 2015 2:17 PM
Re: [Code-for-NoVA] "Orwellian America? Government transparency and (meetup: message 17 of 20) personal privacy in the digital age" at DC Public Library - I don't trust TOR mainly because looking for anonymous, free proxies is a very hit or miss proposition with more miss than hit in my experience. I say that even though I used to work with the folks who developed it. I much prefer a professional solut Jeffrey C. J. Jan 7, 2015 11:33 AM
"Orwellian America? Government transparency and personal privacy in the digital age" at DC Public Library - DCPL continues to show off its geek cred, though I'm not certain about calling it a "celebration" as puts it. This morning's Washington Post Express "Page Three" section (found on page 3, logically enough) has this tidbit: Kevin C. Jan 6, 2015 9:22 PM
Node.JS Class - Starting in the Fall - Hey Everyone, Over the summer a group of our meetup members formed a Python study group, and successfully worked on a self-learning curriculum in Python where lessons were conducted each Thursday during our meetup. Their success has bee Michelle K. Sep 3, 2014 8:25 PM
We're Officially Changing Our Name to Code for NoVA - Hey Arlington Code Shop/Code for Northern Virginia Meetup members, This meetup group has come a long way since its days as a small hackerspace in south Arlington.  Over the years, we've grown in numbers, built partnerships with lo Nina Aug 22, 2014 12:32 PM
Fwd: [HacDC:Blabber] Fwd: August 28: Serious Games Night at the Koshland - For CfA folks with a gamification bent, this might be worth looking at. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Kevin C. Aug 20, 2014 3:15 PM
Coworking in Arlington Wednesday - Hi everyone, There is an upcoming coworking session in Arlington this Wednesday (07/30) from 8pm - 12am:­wls/events/19 Alex G Jul 29, 2014 10:41 PM
Re: [Arlington-Code-Shop] Google Releases Cayley Open-Source Graph Database - Awesome!! Just what we are looking for, thanks Kevin! Joe Z Jun 28, 2014 10:14 AM
Google Releases Cayley Open-Source Graph Database - For all you Fusion Table fans, this may be of interest:­se/google-releases-cayley-open­-source-graph-database.html Kevin C. Jun 28, 2014 10:05 AM
Re: [Arlington-Code-Shop] Mode raises $2M and opens 'GitHub for data' to the public -- Tech News and Analysis - I agree with the synergy between ScraperWiki and Mode. It's not totally clear who Mode's target market/users are but I wou Mark S. Jun 22, 2014 12:42 PM
Re: [Arlington-Code-Shop] Mode raises $2M and opens 'GitHub for data' to the public -- Tech News and Analysis - I think you've got it exactly right, Michelle. The two strike me as complementary. One could, for example, do the hard work of scraping a web site or PDF for data and then structure the data on Mode to allow the rest of us to query them Neil C Jun 22, 2014 12:32 PM
Re: [Arlington-Code-Shop] Mode raises $2M and opens 'GitHub for data' to the public -- Tech News and Analysis - Thanks for sharing Kevin. I'm thinking of how Mode differs from ScraperWiki. Perhaps its the focus on coding in SQL - which is really important for data scientists - maybe not so much for the system level civic hacker. The articl Michelle K. Jun 22, 2014 11:38 AM
Mode raises $2M and opens 'GitHub for data' to the public -- Tech News and Analysis -­ode-raises-2m-and-opens-github­-for-data-to-the-public/ Kevin C. Jun 21, 2014 11:31 PM
Ohio takes 1st big step to slow Lake Erie algae - SFGate - FYI in light of the recent CfA NDoCH:­ce/article/Ohio-takes-1st-big-­step-to-slow-Lake-Erie-algae-5­55375 Kevin C. Jun 15, 2014 11:48 AM
civic.json specification - Hi all, Last night at the Code for DC meetup, it was mentioned that folks were hoping to add a civic.json file to all of the Code for DC GitHub repositories. According to Jeff, Code for NoVA is not yet doing that, which wouldn't surprise me, sinc Kevin C. Jun 12, 2014 7:41 PM
HUMOR (admittedly weak): Competing priorities - OMG, I just learned Fat Tire's Tour de Fat (with special guest Reggie Watts) is Saturday! Bikes AND beer! Forget all this foolish "improve the world" nonsense! Kevin C. May 29, 2014 3:29 PM
Last Chance to Register for Code for NoVA Hackathon (National Day of Civic Hacking - Hey Folks, The Code for NoVA hackathon is happening this Saturday (May 31st).  Prizes include lunch with the Director of the National Science Foundation, a meeting w Nina May 28, 2014 10:01 AM
Tomorrow's Joint Meetup with Design Alexandria - Hey Code for NoVA folks, Tomorrow's meet-up will have a more formalized session than normal, since we're doing a Joint Meetup with the Design Alexandria team . We've added an agenda Nina May 7, 2014 1:44 PM
HDX | Humanitarian Data Exchange - This was recently mentioned on the CfDC list. Given the interest of some on this list in international / immigration issues, it might be of value. Kevin C. Mar 13, 2014 8:10 PM
Taproot Foundation - Hi, I'm probably the last to know (and I really don't know much) about Taproot. But, if you haven't heard of them, you may wish to explore their "About" page: Kevin C. Feb 26, 2014 10:52 PM
Code for Northern Virginia Brigade - Hi Everyone, Thanks for your interest in the Arlington Code Shop/South Arlington Hacker Space meetup group. We have some news to share, and hope you will join us at our next hackathon/meetup! Our meetup group has been graciously hosted Michelle K. Feb 15, 2014 5:01 PM
No Code Shop this Thursday - Hi all, OPM has announced that government offices in DC are closed Thursday because of snow, so we won't be able to meet at NSF. Michelle (mkoeth) will be on the #codeforamerica IRC channel from 7-9 if you want to hang out there. See you next Colin M. Feb 12, 2014 11:07 PM
CodeAcross Hackathon Feb. 22 and 23 - coming soon! - Hey Everyone, Be sure to register for our hackathon, CodeAcross coming up on Feb. 22 and 23. The hackathon is being hosted at the NSF - plenty of power & bandwidth. Also breakfast will be provided both days. It will be a lot of fun! Michelle K. Feb 6, 2014 8:51 PM

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