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507 days ago
Kristofer M PartyStarter 
Kickstarter for political campaigns
We're building a platform that makes it easier for citizens to see the various ways they can contribute to political campaigns and what they get in return. 
 
Status: 
  • Developing personas and conducting interviews.
 
In need of:
  • Dev's - Javascript, Ruby, Python
  • People with knowledge of electoral law
 
CornerWise
 
A mobile/web navigation app to make routing in cities more predictable - robust to acute weather incidents, disasters, and everyday obstructions for pedestrians with lower mobility.
 
  • Come write our test suites! Please!
 
  • Crowdsourcing routes & locations where bike infrastructure should be improved
  • Javascript, Leaflet.Draw, & CartoDB (PostgreSQL/PostGIS backend
  • runs entirely on Github Pages & CartoDB!
  • Needs: 
  • Mobile UX
Raphael D
  • Migration to Leaflet 1.0
  • Make a message appear when input is saved
 
 
  • We could take help from 2 new people tonight, come talk to Kevin or any of us!
 
 
514 days ago
Add your event to the Civic Innovation Ecosystem Calendar (and subscribe): cal.codeforboston.org
 
Mohamed H AngelHack Hackathon in Cambridge - this weekend:
 
Josh W Cambridge Civic Tech Survey: http://tiny.cc/citydata. Help Cambridge make its Open Data Program even better by taking this 5 minute survey. We want to hear your ideas about how the City can work more collaboratively with you as you analyze, hack, and innovate using Cambridge open data.
 
  • JavaScript! (AngularJS, Ionic / Cordova, Node.js, Leaflet)
  • PostgreSQL / PostGIS.
Andrew L
  • Need art or something close to it! Storefront icons, etc.
  • Testing!
 
 
Kristofer M PartyStarter 
Making sure every citizen casts their vote for a party they believe in.
We're building a platform that incentivizes voter turnout. Initially focused on improving access to democratizing donations to political campaigns.
Status: 
  • Finishing off design sprint - WTF is a design sprint? Come find out...
In need of:
  • Dev's - Javascript, Ruby
  • People with knowledge of electoral legislation
 
  • With Somerville Public Schools 
  • What shipped since last week:
  • Second school shipped end-end-end!  More user research with 2nd school principal
  • Removed old profile page altogether
  • We could take help from 2 new people tonight, come talk to Kevin or any of us!
 
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. 
 
Mohamed H Hubway-alerts
An electron app for your favorite Hubway stations:
 
 
528 days ago
Unfiled. Edited by Raphael Dumas , Harlan Weber , Andrew Lawson 528 days ago
 
Harlan W CornerWise
Matt C
  • Talk to Brian
  • Lets residents know about proposed zoning changes
  • Look at issues
  • Needs: Python, PostGIS, JavaScript, and user/usability testing!
 
Andrew L A mobile/web navigation app to make routing in cities more predictable - robustness to acute weather incidents, disasters, and everyday obstructions for pedestrians with lower mobility.
Mr S
Andrew L
  • JavaScript! (AngularJS, Ionic / Cordova, Node.js, Leaflet)
  • PostgreSQL / PostGIS.
  • New? Check out the ByPath FAQ and Wiki Page! Talk to Andrew and Alex.
 
 
 
 
549 days ago
Unfiled. Edited by Mr Snowranger , Harlan Weber , Andrew Lawson 549 days ago
General Civic Tech Announcements
 
ByPath
Andrew L "A mobile/web app to help make city-wide navigation easier for pedestrians with lower mobility."
  • Mobile app 0.1 for iOS - App Store, Demo ... Android in the works.
  • JavaScript! AngularJS, Ionic / Cordova, Node.js, Leaflet.
  • Moving from Firebase to PostgreSQL / PostGIS.
  • Working with Boston311 data! Moving to add navigation!
  • New? Check out the ByPath FAQ and Wiki Page!
 
  • With Somerville Public Schools 
  • What shipped since last week:
  • Second school shipped end-end-end!  More user research with 2nd school principal
  • Removed old profile page altogether
  • We could take help from 2 new people tonight, come talk to Kevin or any of us!
C. L
  • ^ Newbie to CfB - Designer/DataViz guy happy to help with this project next week.
 
Workshop begins at 8 PM!
 
Harlan W VR with Paul!
 

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