Hacknight #85 – Amy Swenson and Ebony Sager from Ontario Budget Talks

Video coming soon! Attendance: 54 Breakout groups: Budgetpedia (Jim) ← Make budget more accessible, looking for developers DemocracyKit (Chris) ← build resource kit for local candidates, help with data sets TOMesh (Jon) – demo on how to use Markdown & Github <- interested The Carded/PCOC (Sharky) – carding/racial profiling – graphics & Illustrators London CivicTech[…]

Laura Yu

Hacknight #84 – Laura Yu from Ontario Centres of Excellence

Laura Yu from Ontario Centres of Excellence, on the Small Business Innovation Challenge Video coming soon! Attendance: 72 Breakout groups: Guerrilla Archiving (Dawn) ← archiving at-risk US data, need documentation and security folks, people with experience in distributed development Budgetpedia (Hillary) ← Make budget more accessible, looking for city staff, UX folks, feedback DemocracyKit (Sebastian)[…]

Tommy presenting his HackBridge app

Hacknight #83 – HackBridge

Kate Zen, Tommy and Glamma from Sketch’s HackBridge program Video coming soon! Attendance: 68 Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101 (Alex) ← go here if it’s your first time! Guerrilla Archiving (Dawn) ← archiving at-risk US data, need documentation and security folks, people with experience in distributed development DemocracyKit (Sebastian) ← build resource kit for local[…]

Hacknight #82 – U of T Innovation Hub

Ali Rodney, Julia Smeed and Tamsyn Riddle – University of Toronto Innovation Hub Video coming soon! Innovation Hub presentation for CTTO Attendance: 68 people Breakout groups: Civic Tech 101 (Alex) ← go here if it’s your first time! vKanata (Derek) ← online public consultations, planning how to onboard new people Toronto Mesh ← community wifi network,[…]

Hacknight #70 – Henrik Bechmann launches Budgetpedia 0.1

Seventieth hacknight: 55 participants Presenters: Henrik Bechmann Groups that met tonight: Civic Tech 101 (Bill) <– go here if it’s your first time here! Budgetpedia: Henrik {feedback} TPL booking app: Lina DemocracyKit: Chris City of Brains: Mark {share experience accessing the healthcare system} Mydemocracy.ca: PCOC: Sharky {police complaints on carding; thecarded.ca} Youth Employment Challenge project: Paul {come[…]

Hacknight #68 — #PokePlan

Sixty-eighth hacknight: 62 participants Presenters: Natalia Dmuchowska, Teresa Liu and Corinna Prior Groups that met tonight: BudgetPedia (Henrik) – content for website City of Brains (Mark) – designing workshop, design thinking The Carded (Sharky) – linguistics, machine learning, data viz Youth Employment Challenge (Lia) DemocracyKit (Chris) – building courses, building team network, campaigns TPL Booking System[…]

Chris Cowperthwaite

Hacknight #67: Chris Cowperthwaite

Sixty-seventh hacknight: 54 participants Presenter: Chris Cowperthwaite Presentation Missing Maps Project / Mapathon / GeoWeek – Raphael Budgetpedia {social media & launch planning} – Henrik City of Brains / accessing mental health services {marketing, feedback, skittles} – Mark TPL tech booking system – Lina DemocracyKit – Chris Toronto Community Networks {workshop, grantwriting, research} – Vidhi Thecarded.ca {data[…]