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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Aug 3, 2016 · 5:30 PM
Hacks Hackers DC happy hour @ the Washington Marriott Wardman Park
The 2016 NABJ-NAHJ convention will take place next week at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park hotel in D.C. Join us for a happy hour at the hotel's bar on Wednesday,... Learn more
Feb 18, 2016 · 6:30 PM
Getting your hands dirty with Python!
Join Hacks/Hackers DC for a hands-on workshop on basic Python for journalists. David Eads, news developer for NPR Visuals, will lead a 90-minute session on how to get... Learn more
Dec 9, 2015 · 6:00 PM
Holiday Mixer with DC Media Innovations and The DC MUG
Join us for a Holiday Mixer with DC Media Innovations and The DC MUG!
We're returning to Science Club for this year's Holiday Mixer. Come out for drinks and conversation... Learn more
Aug 24, 2015 · 6:00 PM
Summer Happy Hour with DC Media Innovations and ONA
We're joining DC Media Innovations and ONADCfor happy hour. If you're new in town and you're interested in the local tech and media industry, this is a great way to... Learn more
Jul 28, 2015 · 6:30 PM
Summer lightning talks!
Join Hacks Hackers DC for another round of lightning talks where fellow community members will showcase some exciting projects they are working on.
• Sara Carothers, ... Learn more