Carl SAs of today (June 6), the meetup page says “Sign-ups have now closed.”
Kristen WUrban Planning with Virtual Reality: Inman Square Intersection
We're looking to create a moderately realistic model of the Inman Square intersection redesign as a way to communicate the City's plans and progress to the public. We'll also be testing how VR affects public opinion on a contentious planning issue.
Join Boston Civic Media’s third annual conference for a day of inspiring keynotes, presentations and networking with peers and community leaders around igniting civic creativity. Dive into topics including media literacy, youth-led advocacy, DIY activist technologies, and creative storytelling. We’ll also be announcing the first ever inter-campus curriculum addressing climate change.
The Common Boston festival, a program of the BSA Foundation, is a unique opportunity to discover and explore the region's rich architectural, cultural, and historic resources. On Saturday and Sunday June 3 and 4, 2017, more than 50 sites throughout Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, and Brookline will open their doors to the public free of charge, allowing people to explore their city environment and deepen their knowledge of their community. From innovative wood shops and rooftop gardens to 300 year old houses and tiffany's stained glass adorned sacred spaces, Common Boston's diverse range of sites sheds light on the great and hidden architecture of Boston.
Harlan WAnyone go to Space Apps or Hacking Discrimination this past weekend?
Boston Public Schools Transportation Challenge: Round 1 over
Will Eger at Boston Public Schools wants people at Code for Boston to know that the challenge timeline has been extended for the second part of the challenge — the Bell Times Challenge — by about a month. Plenty of details on the challenge web site:
Harvard Ash Center IGNITE talks, May 8, 4-6pm, Harvard Sq
Join us for a series of high-energy, fast-paced Ignite talks featuring the Ash Center’s Technology and Democracy Fellows, HKS students and staff, and Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science Jim Waldo. Academic Dean Archon Fung will introduce the evening and Director of Digital HKS and Lecturer in Public Policy David Eaves will emcee.
This Rally for Science celebrates the discovery, understanding, and sharing of scientific knowledge as crucial to the success, health, and safety of the human race. We join together to champion not only science itself, but also publicly funded and publicly communicated scientific knowledge as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity. We unite as a diverse and nonpartisan group to celebrate Boston as a space for scientists and scientific research and to support of five main goals: Communication, Funding, Policy, Literacy, and Improvement.
Q: How are we empowering the communities that are being discriminated against through the initative, and how can we measure this? Can we provide an add-on for people to have self-determination when they identify forms of discrimination?