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Demo Day 8

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What is Demo Day? Presenters get 5 minutes to present a journalism-oriented project, and 5 minutes to answer questions from the audience. It's a fast-paced, fun evening, and we hope you'll be a part of it. 

The Demo Day 8 lightning talks will include:

• The GuardianMobile Innovation Lab's approach to Web Notifications, by Alastair Coote, Connor Jennings, Sasha Koren, Sarah Schmalbach and Madeline Welsh

• Carto's open source tool for finding the context needed to tell stories with your data, by Andy Eschbacher, Andrew Hill, John Krauss and Stuart Lynn

Bloom's geolocation platform for local news publishers, by Stephen Jefferson, Matthew Jefferson and C. Zawadi Morris

• Klaxon, an open-source tool for monitoring newsworthy changes, by Tom Meagher, Andy Rossback and Ivar Vong

• Ask, a form/gallery to collect, manage, and display user-generated contributions from The Coral Project, by Greg Barber, Andrew Losowky, Jeff Nelson and the Coral Project team.

• Rio 2016 Table Builder, or how The New York Times Interactive News desk took a new approach to getting Olympics data onto their site, by Scott Blumenthal, Sam Jacoby, Jeff Sisson and Michael Strickland.

Refund policy: Cancel at least 24 hours before the event to receive a full refund. We cannot issue refunds after that. 


6:30 p.m.: Doors, dinner + socializing

~7:00 p.m.: Demos/lightning talks begin

~8:15 p.m.: Hiring announcements, networking and socializing

A big thanks to Stack Overflow for hosting Demo Day 8!

Want to host a Hacks/Hackers NYC event? Email us at nyc[at]hackshackers[dot]com. 

Read more about our previous Demo Days:

Demo Day 7

• Demo Day 6

• Demo Day 5

• Demo Day 4 

• Demo Day 3

• Demo Day 2

• Demo Day 1

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