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Why Big City #OpenGov Solutions Don’t Always Work For Small Towns

Caitria O’Neill | PBS | May 8, 2013

I work for a civic technology startup in San Francisco, but I’m a small-town native who works daily with small to midsized communities. As such, when I read or hear about the latest “answer” to civic problems, created by a team of geniuses and piloted in one of the largest cities in the country, I’m a little wary. Read More »

Your Creative, Open Hackathon Is Ripe For Ownership Disputes

Scott Popma and Scott Allen | Wired | July 22, 2013

NASA’s Space Apps Challenge recently became the world’s largest open hackathon, with over 8,000 participants spanning 44 countries. Meanwhile, many of the features many of us use every day — sometimes more than once a day — such as Facebook’s Like button and Timeline, debuted at closed (internal, employee-only) hackathon events. Read More »

Sixth Hackathon On Rare Diseases - SUNY Albany April 12th

Event Details
April 12, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
SUNY Albany, Humanities Building-HU 109
United States

The Sixth Hackathon for Rare Diseases will take place on Saturday April 12th at the State University of New York at Albany.  This is a follow up of the Fifth Hackathon for Rare Diseases that took place on February 22nd. The goal of the Hackathon is to  continue implementing the prototype of a web-based platform for facilitating the information management of members of the Rare Diseases community. A first pass at the prototype is currently available here in Github, under the Apache 2.0 License.

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