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151 days ago
Unfiled. Edited by Kristen Weber 151 days ago
Kristen W July 18, 2017 #hacknights
 
Harlan W Quick info:
Lyre C Notes from previous meeting: July 11, 2016 hacknights
Matt C Looking for a civic tech job? http://codeforboston.org/jobs/
Isaac C Hiring for a civic tech job? let us know @ hello@codeforboston.org and we'll put it up there ^
 
Matt C First time here?
Isaac C Read through our Code of Conduct: http://www.codeforboston.org/code-of-conduct/ 
 
Kristen W
  • Upcoming Events & Updates
Lyre C Add your event to the Civic Innovation Ecosystem Calendar: cal.codeforboston.org
 
 
  • Project Check-In
Isaac C "What issue(s) are you tackling tonight?"
 
Project Hope & "cliff effects"
We'll be continuing to look at policy and turning that into financial models. Also, going over some findings from recent user research @ Project Hope w/ Case managers
  • Personas
 
Ethical (i.e LEGAL) Housing Listings
Harlan W Continuing our project planning and investigation of using data to identify discriminatory housing postings in online real estate listings
 
Tech-Stack:
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Python
  • Javascript
 
Harlan W Cambridge Open Data Challenges
Public data sets with problem statements from the City of Cambridge
Josh W Kent Johnson's answer to one of the problem statements (this was demo'd at the 2017 Bloomberg What Works Cities conference):
 
Isaac C Inman Square Intersection VR
Kristen W Urban 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.
 
Need skills:
 
- Sketchup or 3D modeling software in general
- Unity or AFrame
- Research / survey design
 
No VR experience required.
 
Megan O Local First: Helping Communities to Thrive
Brainstorming around what tech can do to help local businesses, such as a single purpose content management system that will allow local first organizations to have a professional looking web site and manage the content.  It will facilitate the kind of content that will be an incentive for community members to keep coming back to the site — and shopping April 18 2017 hacknightslocally.
 
 
Isaac C Have a project idea?
 
 
Matthew R All other projects can be found on our GitHub
 
158 days ago
Unfiled. Edited by Kristen Weber 158 days ago
Kristen W July 11, 2017 #hacknights
 
Harlan W Quick info:
Lyre C Notes from previous meeting: June 27, 2016 hacknights
Matt C Looking for a civic tech job? http://codeforboston.org/jobs/
Isaac C Hiring for a civic tech job? let us know @ hello@codeforboston.org and we'll put it up there ^
 
Matt C First time here?
Isaac C Read through our Code of Conduct: http://www.codeforboston.org/code-of-conduct/ 
 
Kristen W
  • Upcoming Events & Updates
Lyre C Add your event to the Civic Innovation Ecosystem Calendar: cal.codeforboston.org
 
Harlan W Off next week!
 
Lyre C
  • Project Check-In
Isaac C "What issue(s) are you tackling tonight?"
 
Project Hope & "cliff effects"
We'll be continuing to look at policy and turning that into financial models. Also, going over some findings from recent user research @ Project Hope w/ Case managers
  • Personas
 
Ethical (i.e LEGAL) Housing Listings
Harlan W Continuing our project planning and investigation of using data to identify discriminatory housing postings in online real estate listings
 
Tech-Stack:
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Python
  • Javascript
 
Harlan W Cambridge Open Data Challenges
Public data sets with problem statements from the City of Cambridge
Josh W Kent Johnson's answer to one of the problem statements (this was demo'd at the 2017 Bloomberg What Works Cities conference):
 
Isaac C Inman Square Intersection VR
Kristen W Urban 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.
 
Need skills:
 
- Sketchup or 3D modeling software in general
- Unity or AFrame
- Research / survey design
 
No VR experience required.
 
Megan O Local First: Helping Communities to Thrive
Brainstorming around what tech can do to help local businesses, such as a single purpose content management system that will allow local first organizations to have a professional looking web site and manage the content.  It will facilitate the kind of content that will be an incentive for community members to keep coming back to the site — and shopping April 18 2017 hacknightslocally.
 
 
Isaac C Have a project idea?
 
 
Matthew R All other projects can be found on our GitHub
 
172 days ago
Unfiled. Edited by Kristen Weber 172 days ago
Kristen W June 27, 2017 #hacknights
 
Harlan W Quick info:
Lyre C Notes from previous meeting: June 20, 2016 hacknights
Matt C Looking for a civic tech job? http://codeforboston.org/jobs/
Isaac C Hiring for a civic tech job? let us know @ hello@codeforboston.org and we'll put it up there ^
 
Matt C First time here?
Isaac C Read through our Code of Conduct: http://www.codeforboston.org/code-of-conduct/ 
 
Kristen W
  • Upcoming Events & Updates
Lyre C Add your event to the Civic Innovation Ecosystem Calendar: cal.codeforboston.org
 
 
  • Project Check-In
Isaac C "What issue(s) are you tackling tonight?"
 
Project Hope & "cliff effects"
We'll be continuing to look at policy and turning that into financial models. Also, going over some findings from recent user research @ Project Hope w/ Case managers
  • Personas
 
Ethical (i.e LEGAL) Housing Listings
Harlan W Continuing our project planning and investigation of using data to identify discriminatory housing postings in online real estate listings
 
Tech-Stack:
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Python
  • Javascript
 
Harlan W Cambridge Open Data Challenges
Public data sets with problem statements from the City of Cambridge
Josh W Kent Johnson's answer to one of the problem statements (this was demo'd at the 2017 Bloomberg What Works Cities conference):
 
Isaac C Inman Square Intersection VR
Kristen W Urban 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.
 
Need skills:
 
- Sketchup or 3D modeling software in general
- Unity or AFrame
- Research / survey design
 
No VR experience required.
 
Isaac C Have a project idea?
 
 
Matthew R All other projects can be found on our GitHub
 
179 days ago
Unfiled. Edited by Kristen Weber 179 days ago
Kristen W June 20, 2017 #hacknights
 
Harlan W Quick info:
Lyre C Notes from previous meeting: June 13, 2016 hacknights
Matt C Looking for a civic tech job? http://codeforboston.org/jobs/
Isaac C Hiring for a civic tech job? let us know @ hello@codeforboston.org and we'll put it up there ^
 
Matt C First time here?
Isaac C Read through our Code of Conduct: http://www.codeforboston.org/code-of-conduct/ 
 
Kristen W
  • Upcoming Events & Updates
Lyre C Add your event to the Civic Innovation Ecosystem Calendar: cal.codeforboston.org
 
  • Project Check-In
Isaac C "What issue(s) are you tackling tonight?"
 
Project Hope & "cliff effects"
We'll be continuing to look at policy and turning that into financial models. Also, going over some findings from recent user research @ Project Hope w/ Case managers
  • Personas
 
Ethical (i.e LEGAL) Housing Listings
Harlan W Continuing our project planning and investigation of using data to identify discriminatory housing postings in online real estate listings
 
Tech-Stack:
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Python
  • Javascript
 
Harlan W Cambridge Open Data Challenges
Public data sets with problem statements from the City of Cambridge
Josh W Kent Johnson's answer to one of the problem statements (this was demo'd at the 2017 Bloomberg What Works Cities conference):
 
Isaac C Inman Square Intersection VR
Kristen W Urban 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.
 
Need skills:
 
- Sketchup or 3D modeling software in general
- Unity or AFrame
- Research / survey design
 
No VR experience required.
 
Isaac C Have a project idea?
 
 
Matthew R All other projects can be found on our GitHub
 
186 days ago
Unfiled. Edited by Kristen Weber 186 days ago
Kristen W June 13, 2017 #hacknights
 
Harlan W Quick info:
Lyre C Notes from previous meeting: June 6, 2016 hacknights
Matt C Looking for a civic tech job? http://codeforboston.org/jobs/
Isaac C Hiring for a civic tech job? let us know @ hello@codeforboston.org and we'll put it up there ^
 
Matt C First time here?
Isaac C Read through our Code of Conduct: http://www.codeforboston.org/code-of-conduct/ 
 
Kristen W
  • Upcoming Events & Updates
Lyre C Add your event to the Civic Innovation Ecosystem Calendar: cal.codeforboston.org
 
Carl S Hacking for Good Hackathon
Saturday, June 17, 2017 8am–8pm at Harvard Innovation Labs
As of today (June 6), the meetup page says “Sign-ups have now closed.”
Google looks like a sponsor, with Google Cloud and Firebase people on hand
 
Lyre C
  • Project Check-In
Isaac C "What issue(s) are you tackling tonight?"
 
Project Hope & "cliff effects"
We'll be continuing to look at policy and turning that into financial models. Also, going over some findings from recent user research @ Project Hope w/ Case managers
  • Personas
 
Ethical (i.e LEGAL) Housing Listings
Harlan W Continuing our project planning and investigation of using data to identify discriminatory housing postings in online real estate listings
 
Tech-Stack:
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Python
  • Javascript
 
Harlan W Cambridge Open Data Challenges
Public data sets with problem statements from the City of Cambridge
Josh W Kent Johnson's answer to one of the problem statements (this was demo'd at the 2017 Bloomberg What Works Cities conference):
 
Dazza G Tools and Rules for Blockchain-Backed Individual Identity
  • In the Prome Conference Room, 4th Floor CIC.
  • Tonight is the third of five Legal Hack Nights dedicated to building out a reference implementation blockchain-backed individual identity digital signature app.  The app is intended to be a working prototype we can use to evaluate and work with individual identity innovation and to better understand how legal, technical and other requirements can be addressed in an integrated manner.  
  • Massachusetts Legal Hackers is grateful to hack along with Code for Boston during this special 5-part series!
 
Isaac C Inman Square Intersection VM
Kristen W Urban 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.
 
Need skills:
 
- Sketchup or 3D modeling software in general
- Unity or AFrame
- Research / survey design
 
No VR experience required.
 
Isaac C Have a project idea?
 
 
Matthew R All other projects can be found on our GitHub
 
193 days ago
Unfiled. Edited by Kristen Weber , Isaac Chansky , Carl Seglem 193 days ago
 
Harlan W Quick info:
Lyre C Notes from previous meeting: May 30, 2016 hacknights
Matt C Looking for a civic tech job? http://codeforboston.org/jobs/
Isaac C Hiring for a civic tech job? let us know @ hello@codeforboston.org and we'll put it up there ^
 
Matt C First time here?
Isaac C Read through our Code of Conduct: http://www.codeforboston.org/code-of-conduct/ 
 
Kristen W
  • Upcoming Events & Updates
Lyre C Add your event to the Civic Innovation Ecosystem Calendar: cal.codeforboston.org
 
Carl S Hacking for Good Hackathon
Saturday, June 17, 2017 8am–8pm at Harvard Innovation Labs
As of today (June 6), the meetup page says “Sign-ups have now closed.”
Google looks like a sponsor, with Google Cloud and Firebase people on hand
 
Lyre C
  • Project Check-In
Isaac C "What issue(s) are you tackling tonight?"
 
Project Hope & "cliff effects"
We'll be continuing to look at policy and turning that into financial models. Also, going over some findings from recent user research @ Project Hope w/ Case managers
  • Personas
 
Ethical (i.e LEGAL) Housing Listings
Harlan W Continuing our project planning and investigation of using data to identify discriminatory housing postings in online real estate listings
 
Tech-Stack:
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Python
  • Javascript
 
Harlan W Cambridge Open Data Challenges
Public data sets with problem statements from the City of Cambridge
Josh W Kent Johnson's answer to one of the problem statements (this was demo'd at the 2017 Bloomberg What Works Cities conference):
 
Megan O Local First: Helping Communities to Thrive
Brainstorming around what tech can do to help local businesses, such as a single purpose content management system that will allow local first organizations to have a professional looking web site and manage the content.  It will facilitate the kind of content that will be an incentive for community members to keep coming back to the site — and shopping April 18 2017 hacknightslocally.
 
Dazza G Tools and Rules for Blockchain-Backed Individual Identity
  • In the Prome Conference Room, 4th Floor CIC.
  • Tonight is the third of five Legal Hack Nights dedicated to building out a reference implementation blockchain-backed individual identity digital signature app.  The app is intended to be a working prototype we can use to evaluate and work with individual identity innovation and to better understand how legal, technical and other requirements can be addressed in an integrated manner.  
  • Massachusetts Legal Hackers is grateful to hack along with Code for Boston during this special 5-part series!
 
 
Isaac C Inman Square Intersection VM
Kristen W Urban 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.
 
Need skills:
 
- Sketchup or 3D modeling software in general
- Unity or AFrame
- Research / survey design
 
No VR experience required.
 
Isaac C Have a project idea?
 
 
Matthew R All other projects can be found on our GitHub
 
200 days ago
Unfiled. Edited by Kristen Weber 200 days ago
 
Harlan W Quick info:
Lyre C Notes from previous meeting: May 23, 2016 hacknights
Matt C Looking for a civic tech job? http://codeforboston.org/jobs/
Isaac C Hiring for a civic tech job? let us know @ hello@codeforboston.org and we'll put it up there ^
 
Matt C First time here?
Isaac C Read through our Code of Conduct: http://www.codeforboston.org/code-of-conduct/ 
 
Kristen W
  • Upcoming Events & Updates
Lyre C Add your event to the Civic Innovation Ecosystem Calendar: cal.codeforboston.org
 
Carl S Boston Public Schools Transportation Challenge 
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:
 
 
Hacking for Good Hackathon
Saturday, June 17, 2017 8am–8pm at Harvard Innovation Labs
Early bird registration deadline: May 12
Google looks like a sponsor, with Google Cloud and Firebase people on hand
 
Lyre C
  • Project Check-In
Isaac C "What issue(s) are you tackling tonight?"
 
Project Hope & "cliff effects"
We'll be continuing to look at policy and turning that into financial models. Also, going over some findings from recent user research @ Project Hope w/ Case managers
  • Personas
 
Ethical (i.e LEGAL) Housing Listings
Harlan W Continuing our project planning and investigation of using data to identify discriminatory housing postings in online real estate listings
 
Tech-Stack:
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Python
  • Javascript
 
Harlan W Cambridge Open Data Challenges
Public data sets with problem statements from the City of Cambridge
Josh W Kent Johnson's answer to one of the problem statements (this was demo'd at the 2017 Bloomberg What Works Cities conference):
 
Megan O Local First: Helping Communities to Thrive
Brainstorming around what tech can do to help local businesses, such as a single purpose content management system that will allow local first organizations to have a professional looking web site and manage the content.  It will facilitate the kind of content that will be an incentive for community members to keep coming back to the site — and shopping April 18 2017 hacknightslocally.
 
Dazza G Tools and Rules for Blockchain-Backed Individual Identity
  • In the Prome Conference Room, 4th Floor CIC.
  • Tonight is the third of five Legal Hack Nights dedicated to building out a reference implementation blockchain-backed individual identity digital signature app.  The app is intended to be a working prototype we can use to evaluate and work with individual identity innovation and to better understand how legal, technical and other requirements can be addressed in an integrated manner.  
  • Massachusetts Legal Hackers is grateful to hack along with Code for Boston during this special 5-part series!
 
 
Isaac C Have a project idea?
 
 
Matthew R All other projects can be found on our GitHub
 

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