hackathon

Start Date: 
5 Aug 2011 - 7 Aug 2011
Hours: 
Friday evening BBQ // Art Hack creations Sat + Sunday
Cost: 
Free
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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Calling all artists, designers, and developers!

Join Eyebeam Art & Technology Center and The Creators Project August 5th-7th for Art Hack Weekend, a two-day, open-source hackathon that celebrates new artistic experiences.

Design, code and prototype projects that re-imagine the way we create, consume, and interact with media.

We are interested in exploring how new technological advancements in fields like motion tracking, depth mapping, holographics and 3D visuals, gesture control, augmented reality, projection mapping, and networked environments can be transformed into tools that help change the way we experience and connect with art both on and offline, and/or creating entirely new artistic experiments. Projects can come in the form of web apps, mobile apps, installations, widgets, websites, or any combination of the above.

Weekend Schedule for Registered Attendees Only:

 
Start Date: 
9 Dec 2010
Hours: 
5PM–8PM PST
Cost: 
Free (donations appreciated)
Venue: 
Gray Area Foundation For the Arts
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Partner Organizations: 
Hacks/Hackers NYC

San Fransisco followers: Please join our program partner Gray Area Foundation for the Arts this Thursday, December 9th from 5pm-8pm for a special evening celebrating 7 projects from last month’s Great Urban Hack weekend which took place simultaneously at Eyebeam in New York and Gray Area in San Francisco.

Date: Thursday December 9, 2010
Time: 5pm-8pm
Admission: Free, but donations are kindly appreciated.
Location: Gray Area Foundation for the Arts 55 Taylor St. San Francisco, CA

 
People: Stephanie Pereira
Research: Education
Tags: GAFFTA, hackathon, hacks/hackers, The Great Urban Hack
Partner Organizations: Hacks/Hackers NYC

All the hacks from Great Urban Hack NYC

Live blogging from the wrap up presentations showcasing two days of hacking on civic apps at Eyebeam.

 

The Brian Lehrer Show
The Great Urban Hack
Thursday, November 04, 2010

John Keefe, WNYC's senior executive producer for news, talks about this weekend's Great Urban Hack, an event to promote the intersection of journalism and technology. The over-night, open-source "hackathon" is being co-sponsored by WNYC.

 
Start Date: 
6 Nov 2010 - 7 Nov 2010
Hours: 
36hr Hackathon: 9AM Saturday - 6PM Sunday
Cost: 
$25
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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Partner Organizations: 
Hacks/Hackers NYC

Developers, designers, journalists:

Join Eyebeam Art + Technology Center & Hacks/Hackers NYC on Nov. 6 & 7 for The Great Urban Hack, a two-day, overnight, open-source hackathon that celebrates the city.

Design, report on, code and create projects to help New Yorkers get the information they need while strenghtening a sense of community.

Whether it's news, politics, government information, arts, culture, education, transportation, environment or health related — any journalism or technology project that helps residents connect to their communities is welcome.

We'll feed you throughout the hackathon, while a program of optional presentations will keep your brain (and your energy) going. Bring an open mind, a possible open-source project idea and a willingness to collaborate.

 
People: Stephanie Pereira
Research: Education, Open Culture
Tags: hackathon, hacks and hackers, journalism, media future, News, newspapers
Partner Organizations: Hacks/Hackers NYC
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