Hacknight #108 with Binh Lu, Matthew Clarke and Kristie Pratt

Hacknight #108 with Binh Lu, Matthew Clarke and Kristie Pratt

Attendance: 60 civic hackers Presenters: Binh Lu, Matthew Clarke and Kristie Pratt The Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development is investigating innovative ways to build data literacy and data confidence within our organization. We imagine (and have experienced!) that people in analytic roles spend a lot of time helping out non-data-minded colleagues to navigate problems that[…]

Hacknight #107 with Open work time

Hacknight #107 with Open work time

Presenter: None There is no speaker. Bonus time to work on projects! Breakout Groups Project Lead(s) Description / Needs Civic Tech 101 Luke Come here if it’s your first time!!!! Women & Color Mohammed Online speaker directory; building CMS site; front & back-end developers needed! Open Democracy Micah Democracy Kit – help new candidates; front-end[…]

Hacknight #105 with Tristen Brown

Presenter: Tristen Brown (@fallsemo), Designer & Developer at Mapbox Mapbox is a mapping platform used for many use cases. Tristen will walk through some relevant ones to civic tech: from new interactive techniques for visualizing geospatial information to the tools that create them. Tristen is a developer & designer on Mapbox Studio, a suite of[…]

Hacknight #104 with Benjamin Shahin

Hacknight #104 with Benjamin Shahin

Presenter: Benjamin Shahin, The Human Network The Human Network is a blockchain based political social network which empowers people to change government policy. It utilizes location-based polling, debate, petitioning and mobilization to give citizens all the tools they need to have their voice heard and create impactful change in the world around them. Ben’s bio:[…]

Hacknight #103 with Robert Bolton

Presenter: Robert Bolton (@arowbe)   Head of Foresight Studio at Idea Couture Robert will be speaking about IMPACT: A Foresight Game, which his team designed in collaboration with Policy Horizons Canada. IMPACT is a board game that teaches players to think critically and imaginatively about emerging technology and the future of society. Breakout groups  […]