Hacknight #77 – Andre Cote and Grahame Rivers

Seventy-seventh hacknight: 95 participants Presenters: Andre Cote and Grahame Rivers Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101 (Elena) ← go here if it’s your first time! Guerrilla Archiving (Dawn) ← improving scrapers. App for in-person events. Budgetpedia (Henrik) ← improving user experience (ux) PCOC (Sharky) ← racial profiling. {education. Legal mean for keeping accountable} DemocracyKit (Katie) ← building[…]

Hacknight #76 – Jean-Noe Landry from Open North

Seventy-fifth hacknight: 78 participants Presenters: Jean-Noe Landry from Open North Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101 (Kara) ← go here if it’s your first time! Budgetpedia (Henrik) ← ux specialists! (there) vKanata – (Derek) online public consultations Guerrilla Archiving (Matt) ← monitoring phase. scraping workflow, and infra. DemocracyKit (Katie) ← kit for municipal candidates. Compliance, resources, planning[…]

Hacknight #75 – Jane Hilderman and Christina Vietinghoff from Samara Canada

Seventy-fifth hacknight: 64 participants Presenters: Jane Hilderman and Christina Vietinghoff from Samara Canada Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101 (Elena) ← go here if it’s your first time! vKanata – (Derek) online public consultations Councilmatic (Gabe) – python dev, user research/testing PCOC / Thecarded.ca (Sharky) – Carding / understanding your rights City of Brains (Mark) –[…]

Hacknight #74 – Gabriel Eidelman and Bianca Wylie on the City Hall Task Force

Seventy-fourth hacknight: 86 participants (a new record!) Presenters: Gabriel Eidelman and Bianca Wylie on the City Hall Task Force Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101 (Elena) ← go here if it’s your first time! Tracking subway reliability (Raphael) – scoping, scraping Mydem0cracy.ca (Derek) – online public consultation/data release Community/citizen data portal (Patcon) Budgetpedia (Rob) – budgetpedia.ca Guerilla[…]

Hacknight #73 – 2016 year in review!

Seventy-third hacknight: 70 participants Presenter: Elena Potter – member of Civic Tech Toronto steering committee Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101 (Lia) ← go here if it’s your first time! Guerilla Archiving (Matt) – archiving US federal government websites/data Budgetpedia (Rob) – budgetpedia.ca DemocracyKit (Chris) – a kit for running municipal election campaigns Mydem0cracy.ca (Derek) – parallel[…]