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 Read more about Hacknight #27: Feb 2[…]

Hacknight #25: Jan 19

Twenty-fifth hacknight – 40 participants. Presenter: James McKinney (@mckinneyjames), founder of Open North. James McKinney's slides from Civic Tech Toronto hacknight, Jan 19 2016 from civictechTO Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101 – Matthew Design research on the Syrian refugee private sponsor experience – Dorothy Open Cabinet – Alex Toronto budget project – Henrik Data viz Read more about Hacknight #25: Jan 19[…]

Hacknight #24: Jan 12

Twenty-fourth hacknight – 42 participants. Presenters: Una Lee (@y00nalee) and Aylwin Lo (@aylwinlo), about contratados.org contratados.org | A case study in Community Centred Design | by Una Lee and Aylwin Lo from civictechTO Breakout groups: Craig – Syrian refugees Leon – climate change awareness Matthew – plain language Alex – Open Cabinet Dorothy – refugee Read more about Hacknight #24: Jan 12[…]

Hacknight #23: Jan 5

Twenty-third hacknight – 30 participants. No presenter tonight — open hacknight. Breakout groups: Henrik – Toronto budget project: support informed debate about the City budget Derakshan – Refuees Welcome Toronto Dorothy – Refugee experience Alex – Open Orders Chloe – Community Solutions Lab Thanks to Architech for the venue and dinner!

Civic Tech Toronto Hacknight: Dec 8

Twenty-first hacknight – 26 participants. Presenter: Adriana Ieraci, Get Your Bot On How Will Robots Change Our Cities? Adriana Ieraci at Civic Tech Toronto hacknight, Dec 8 2015 from civictechTO Breakout groups: Ecologos website redesign – Hanifa Plain Language project – Matthew Refugees Welcome – Medina Planning applications – Gabe How to file an FOI Read more about Civic Tech Toronto Hacknight: Dec 8[…]

Civic Tech Toronto hacknight: Dec 1

Twentieth hacknight – 25 participants. Mini-presentations from each project lead: – 0:00: Alex: Open Cabinet – 5:30 Henrik: Toronto Budget project – 10:45: Gabe: Toronto planning applications – 15:55: Matthew: Plain language project – 21:25: Ian & Marc: Transit clock project Matthew’s links: – Link at 17:00: http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/es/pubs/guide/ – Link at 20:20: http://answers.oaklandnet.com/ Breakout groups: Read more about Civic Tech Toronto hacknight: Dec 1[…]

Civic Tech Toronto hacknight: Nov 17

Eighteenth hacknight – 19 participants. Presenter: Maya Roy, ED of Newcomer Women’s Services Toronto (@NEW_Employment) Breakout groups: Toronto budget – Henrik Councillor voting records – Leon OpenOrders – Alex Thanks again to Lighthouse Labs for hosting us, and for dinner! (Empanadas from www.cookiemartinez.com.)

Civic Tech Toronto hacknight: Nov 3

Sixteenth hacknight – 18 participants. Presenter: Cindy Tan. Slides, LinkedIn/CivicAction research findings: LinkedIn Economic Graph Research: Toronto from LinkedIn Cindy’s slides: Presentation to Civic Tech Toronto by Cindy Tan from civictechTO Breakout groups: Toronto Budget – Emily Planning application scraper – Gabe Civic Tech 101 – Howard Tracking city councillors’ voting records – Alan Plain Read more about Civic Tech Toronto hacknight: Nov 3[…]

Civic Tech Toronto Hacknight: October 27

Fifteenth hacknight – 13 participants. No speaker this week; a working session. Breakout groups: City of Toronto development application scraper – Gabe Exploring geospatial data, finding correlations between voter turnout and other things – Ushnish Government website plain language audit / report card – Matthew Thanks to Lighthouse Labs for hosting us, and for sponsoring Read more about Civic Tech Toronto Hacknight: October 27[…]

Civic Tech Toronto Hacknight: September 22

Tenth hacknight – 18 participants. Presenter: Connie Leung (@HalloConnie) Internet of things, robots & super materials from Connie Leung Breakout groups: Scraping orders-in-council – Alex Toronto Budget accessibility – Henrik Affordable Housing data – Bianca Measuring civic engagement by looking at voter turnout – Ushnish Thanks again to ThoughtWorks for dinner!

Civic Tech Toronto hacknight: July 28

Second hacknight! 18 participants! Presenter: Dorothy Eng Breakout groups: [idea] Online database of accessibility of private venues – Rachel [challenge] Making sense of Toronto city budget – Henrik [challenge] Housing data – (see Bianca) [idea] ON legislation tracker – Amanda [idea] Mapping shared spaces + innovation districts – Caitlin