Hacknight #80 – Tris Lumley

Eightieth hacknight; 65 participants. Presenter: Tris Lumley (@trisml) Tris Lumley's slides from Civic Tech Toronto hacknight, Feb 21 2017 from civictechTO Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101 (Lia) ← go here if it’s your first time! Guerrilla Archiving (Dawn) ← improving scrapers. App for in-person events. Budgetpedia (Henrik, www.budgetpedia.ca) ← improving user experience, UI, user research, personas[…]

Hacknight #79 – David Janes

Seventy-ninth hacknight; 49 participants. Presenter: David Janes (@dpjanes) Alexa / Toronto Open Data – Civic Tech Toronto Presentation from David Janes Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101 (Sharon) ← go here if it’s your first time! Budgetpedia (Henrik) ← improving user experience, UI, user research, personas (ux) CivicTech website (Patrick) CSS help DemocracyKit (Chris) ← building resources[…]

Hacknight #57: Jessica Thompson

Fifty-seventh hacknight; 54 participants. Presenter: Jessica Thompson {video to come} Presentation: PDF Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101: Emily Timebank & basic income cryptocurrency: Alex Philanthropy 101 (charity data): Ada {mapping volunteer opportunities} Budgetpedia (visualizing the City budget): Linda {comms, devs} Health Atlas (mapping health indicators): Oliver {data, mapping} Collecting data about TPL digital hubs: Abe[…]

Hacknight #56: Lina Kim and Carmen Ho

Fifty-sixth hacknight; 47 participants. Presenters: Lina Kim and Carmen Ho from the Toronto Public Library {video to come} Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101: Gabe Police Complaints on Carding (PCOC): Zakaria {outreach strategy, comms} Toronto Library hackathon projects: Bianca, Andi, Lina, Carmen Make a documentary in a weekend (newcountry.org): Mohamed Section 37 transparency: Abdi {updates} Toronto[…]

Hacknight #55: Dave Colangelo

Fifty-fifth hacknight; 61 participants. Presenter: Dave Colangelo Dave Colangelo's slides from Civic Tech Toronto hacknight, Aug 16 2016 from civictechTO Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101: Gabe Documentary-in-a-weekend workshop: Mohamed STEM research: Andrew Philanthropy 101: Ada {mapping; charities} Police Complaints on Carding (PCOC): Zakaria {outreach strategy} Section 37 transparency: Abdi Budgetpedia: Henrik {branding & outreach} Mapping[…]

Hacknight #54: Jolene Cushman

Fifty-fourth hacknight; 55 participants. Presenter: Jolene Cushman, Toronto Environmental Alliance {video to come} Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101: Gabe Poverty Reduction Hackathon: Andi Mapping cycling infrastructure: Raphael Solving the problem of open data formats: Chinmay Toronto Mesh Project: Udit {preparing for node building workshop} FOI archive: Leon {looking for UX help!} City of Brains: Mark[…]

Hacknight #53: Keith McDonald

Fifth-third hacknight; 56 participants. Presenter: Keith McDonald Presentation: PDF Complete Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101: Alox Budgetpedia: Linda {comms plan/writers/designers/etc} Mapping (healthcare) demand & supply: Oliver {mapping / data exploration} Section 37 funding transparency: Abdi {data advocacy & planning} Policing Complaints on Carding (PCOC): Zakaria {comms, UX, webdev, outreach} Toronto Meshnet (community wifi): Ben {regroup!}[…]

Hacknight #52: Judy Duncan from ACORN and Kate Collins

Fifty-second hacknight – 61 participants. Presenters: Judy Duncan from ACORN and Kate Collins, formerly from The Toronto Star’s Digital Lab {video to come} Kate Collins and Judy Duncan's slides from Civic Tech Toronto hacknight, Jul 26 2016 from civictechTO Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101: Matthew Freedom of Information (FOI) help & sharing: Jessica {searching/planning} Philanthropy 101:[…]

Hacknight #51: Liane Fernandes from Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)

Fifty-first hacknight – 59 participants. Presenter: Liane Fernandes from Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) {video to come} Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101: Matthew Mapping (healthcare) demand & supply: Oliver {scoping/everyone!} City of Brains: Mark {website work & discussion} Budgetpedia: Henrik {advocacy planning} Freedom of Information (FOI) help & sharing: Jessica {planning & web dev}[…]

Hacknight #50: Project update from TOMesh

Fiftieth(!) hacknight – 60 participants; Presentation: Project update from Ethan and Udit from TOMesh. Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101: Matthew City of Brains: Mark {making flyers / looking for PHP dev} Sharing economy + blockchain: Mohammed {looking for dev & +++} Ontario election data mapping (#freetheelectorate): Peter {info} OpenReferral: Greg Bloom {riffing} Thanks to the[…]

Hacknight #49: July 5th – Jessica Smith Cross from Torontoist

Forty-ninth hacknight – 57 participants. Presenter: Jessica Smith-Cross from Torontoist Presentation: link Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101: Matthew ← go to this one if it’s your first time here Councilmatic: patcon {django/python devs} Ontario election data mapping: Brian {UI prototyping} Sharing economy + blockchain, measuring value: Mohammed {talking} FOI workshop: Jessica TCHC revitalization + wifi:[…]

Hacknight #41: May 10th – Renee Sieber

Forty-first Hacknight – 65 participants. Presenter: Renee Sieber, McGill University & geothink.ca Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101: Emily Budgetpedia: Henrik Toronto Meshnet: Curtis Councilmatic / tracking what’s happening at city hall: patcon “Free the Electorate” / mapping election poll data: Peter Citizen Data Portal: patcon Welcome Home Toronto / digital tools to help newcomers: Hana[…]

Hacknight #36: Apr 5 – Jenn Hollett

Thirty-sixth hacknight – 79(!) participants Presenter: Jenn Hollett Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101: Gabe Toronto budget project: Henrik WelcomeHomeTO / digital platform: Rachel Toronto Meshnet: Ben City of Brains / how people access mental health services: Mark Refugee private sponsor experience: Russell Lobbyist Registry app: Leon Resource-sharing app – YBIYO: Karekin Ride-share app – Commutero:[…]

Hacknight #34: Mar 22 – Michael-Owen Liston

Thirty-fourth hacknight – 59 participants. Presenter: Michael-Owen Liston {video to come} Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101: Gabe Toronto budget project: Henrik Experiential design in cities / transit: Paul WelcomeHomeTO / digital platform: Derahkshan Freeing/visualizing elections data: Peter Toronto Meshnet: Ben Interactive map of 10-year capital budget: Gar City of Brains / how people access mental[…]

Hacknight #33: Mar 15 – Alonzo Bartley

Thirty-third hacknight – 52 participants. Presenter: Alonzo Bartley. Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101: Alex (and sandwiches) Toronto Budget: Henrik Councilmatic: Patcon Experiential design in cities: Vicki Refugees Welcome: Derahkshan Liberating historical election data: Peter The Artful City initiative: Ilana Mental health service accessibility in Toronto: Mark    

Hacknight #32: Mar 8

Thirty-second hacknight; 44 participants. Presenter: Demond Drummer (remote) {video to come} Breakout groups: Toronto Budget – Henrik Councilmatic – Patrick Refugees Welcome – Craig Experiential design for cities – Paul Toronto meshnet – Ben “Blue belt” / water issues – Irene Civic Tech 101 – Alex

Hacknight #31: Mar 1

Thirty-first hacknight – 32 participants. Presenter: Mike Gifford. Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101 – Gabe Environmental open data – Ushnish COP21 project – Hanifa Councilmatic – Patrick Refugees Welcome – Craig Toronto budget project – Henrik

Hacknight #30: Feb 23

Thirtieth hacknight; thirty-three participants. No presentation; open hacknight. Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101 – Emily Toronto budget – Henrik Accessing mental health services in Toronto – Mark Resources for Syrian refugees – Craig Community wifi mesh – Ben Planning applications – Gabe Human Experience Design – Howard Thanks to Mozilla for hosting us!

Hacknight #28: Feb 9

Twenty-eighth hacknight; 41 participants No presenter — open hacknight. Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101 – Emily Stress reduction for first responders – Mark Design research to understand the refugee sponsor experience – Dorothy Social movement imagery – Una Toronto budget project – Henrik Human Experience Design – Howard  

Hacknight #27: Feb 2

Twenty-seventh hacknight – 42 participants. Presenter: Anthea Foyer, City of Mississauga Anthea Foyer's slides from Civic Tech Toronto hacknight, Feb 2 2016 – culture.mississauga.ca from civictechTO Breakout groups: Toronto budget – Henrik Civic Tech 101 – Emily User Research 101 workshop beta test – Helén WelcomeHomeTO – Craig Open Cabinet – Alex NextBus data archive[…]