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June 4, 2010 9:25 PM   Subscribe

The first Global Hackathon organized by Random Hacks of Kindness has begun. Satellite-linked hackers are attending events in Washington DC, Sydney, Nairobi, Jakarta, and Sao Paulo. Some of the projects being coded right now: Near-Realtime UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) image processing; BushFire Connect Project; Person finder
Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) is all about using technology to make the world a better place by building a community of innovation. RHoK brings software engineers together with disaster relief experts to identify critical global challenges, and develop software to respond to them.
Previous hack: The "I'mOK!" app for mobiles.
posted by Hardcore Poser (2 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite

 
I love hackathons. They are one of the emerging trends that makes me feel like we live in a fantastic time of innovation and discovery. I'd like to see a philosophy hackathon where people come together to think about things in the world in new ways.
posted by ziadbc at 10:40 PM on June 4, 2010



I love hackathons. They are one of the emerging trends that makes me feel like we live in a fantastic time of collaborative & cooperative innovation and discovery.

posted by infini at 11:44 PM on June 4, 2010


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