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Carl Seglem

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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
??? 
Matt Cloyd, fill this out :) 
 
Have a project idea?
 
 
Matthew R All other projects can be found on our GitHub
 
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Carl S 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
 
 
149 days ago
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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:
 
 
737 days ago
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Talk to Josh Levin
Carl S Carl Seglem attended one of the sessions today and can talk a little about it
 
 
"this ten-day, citywide festival provides the platform to increase awareness and maximize impact of the efforts and initiatives of the for-impact community"
They're looking for Partner organizationss to organize and collaborate with events and Volunteers to help organize and run the festival.
 
 
 

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