Sophicware in the Mix: 05.31.2016Published: May 31st, 2016
From New York city to San Francisco, cities governments all across the nation are opening up their data to the public. June 4th is year's National Day of Civic Hacking, a Hackathon where citizens & officials work together to provide greater access & use to government data. Find a Hackathon near you!
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Socrata: Preparing for National Day of Civic Hacking
Since 2013, National Day of Civic Hacking has brought together developers, community advocates, and government representatives to collaborate on solutions for some the most pressing problems in our communities.
Code For America: National Day of Civic Hacking 2016
National Day of Civic Hacking is a nationwide day of action where developers, government employees, designers, journalists, data scientists, non-profit employees, UX designers, and residents who care about their communities come together to host civic tech events leveraging their skills to help their community.
Open IDEO: Challenge: Combating Zika and Future Threats
USAID and OpenIDEO are seeking diverse perspectives from across the world to combat Zika and future health threats.
Code For America: Challenge: Data Visualization for Obama Administration's Promise Zones
For this year’s National Day of Civic Hacking, we’re asking civic technologists to create data visualizations that tell the story of Promise Zones and economic development in other cities.
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