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Robert Powell

325 days ago
The Big Idea: What "truth" do we want from journalism? How will media and journalism be defined going forward? Who *should* pay and who is willing to pay for what is arguably a public service? 
When: Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 5:30 PM
Helping to contribute to Drupal core, for the third year in a row the Boston Drupal Group will be participating in the Drupal Global Sprint Weekend. Join us for two days (9am - 6pm each day) as we collaborate with the global Drupal community and work on core Drupal issues. 
Where: 1 Rogers Street, Cambridge, MA 
When: 1/28 - 1/29 6-9PM
Harlan W National Advisory Council & Brigade Action Teams
The National Advisory Council has been working on a direction for the Brigade program. We need your input, and your help! Read more on Medium: https://medium.com/code-for-america/national-advisory-council-join-us-6641049e5094#.ftfqn7yqn
We'll be looking at policy and turning that into financial models!
  • Math!
  • Reading!
Allows secretaries/teachers to check if their students should get an excused access if the MBTA is delayed. Currently the system is that there are no excused absences. We are launching the app with BPS transportation. 
Harlan W Cambridge Open Data
(Currently you need permission to access, even without the /edit qualifier.)
Allows tenants of the city of Somerville, MA to view what capital projects. Looking for a front end developer. 
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Links for the team (Research, resources, etc.)
Robert P Windows meteor download and setup with vagrant - https://gist.github.com/gabrielhpugliese/5855677
1088 days ago
Unfiled. Edited by Harlan Weber , Robert Powell , Ethan Bagley 1088 days ago
Lyre C 23 December 2014 #hacknights
Notes from previous meeting: 16 December 2014 
Notes for next meeting: 23 December 2014
  • Upcoming Events
Ethan B Jan 27: The Shape of the City - Please join Boston Foundation President & CEO, Paul S. Grogan, and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh for The Shape of the City: A Boston Foundation Centennial Event and the release of the 2015 Boston Indicators Project Report on January 27th at the Westin Waterfront Hotel.
Harlan W Jan 30 - Feb 1: Hack4Congress to help identify ideas and innovations to overcome the operational dysfunction gripping much all of Congress
Robert P Possibly attendees:
  1. Rob P.
  1. Matt R.
Lyre C Add your event to the Civic Innovation Ecosystem Calendar (and subscribe): cal.codeforboston.org
  • General Announcements
Lyre C Ford Mozilla Open Web Advocacy Fellowship
  • Applications due Dec 31 
Harlan W Finda being deployed at the state EEC: http://codeforboston.github.io/child-care-finder/
We are working on out 2015 Strategic Plan; we will have it out to you guys for review and comment when it's a little more baked.
We WILL be meeting the next two weeks, but it will be pretty light. If we don't see you, have a great holiday and New Year!
Lyre C
  • Project Check-ins
  • Javascript, front end
Robert P
  • backbone.js
  • On a roll for spring launch
  • Django
  • Javascript, front end
  • Non-coders welcome!
  • Human-centered design approach

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