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Boston Baseball Hack Day 2012

The Boston Globe, Boston.com, Hacks/Hackers Boston, Society of American Baseball Research (SABR) Boston Chapter

Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

Dorchester, MA

Boston Baseball Hack Day 2012

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Boston Baseball Hack Day 2012Are you a web developer, designer or a hack programmer who is interested in baseball? Or a passionate baseball fan with ideas?

Boston Baseball Hack Day is a one-day hacking event where area baseball creative minds come together, form a team, and collaborate to create baseball-related Web Apps, Websites, Tools, Data Visualizations, etc. and bring an idea to life.

It is also a great to place to network and socialize among like-minded people.

At the end of the day, projects will be judged by area experts, and a brief awards ceremony will conclude the event. 

Our distinguished panel of judges:

Ben Fry
An information designer Ben is principal of Fathom, a design and software consultancy in Boston. He is a co-developer of Processing, an open source programming environment for teaching computational design and sketching interactive media software. He is the author of Visualizing Data published by O'Reilly. In 2007, Casey Reas and Ben published Processing: A Programming Handbook for Visual Designers and Artists with MIT Press, and in 2010, they published Getting Started with Processing with O'Reilly. Follow him: @ben_fry
Andy Andres
Andy, a professor at Boston University, teaches Sabermetrics 101 at Tufts University and MIT's Science of Baseball summer program. He also works as Fenway Park Datacaster/Stringer for mlb.com and MLBAM (Gameday), and writes columns for BaseballHQ.com. Read an article about him in BU's Collegian. Follow him: @sabermetrics101
Matt Pepin
Matt is sports editor at Boston.com and directs the online presentation of Boston sports news and features created by Boston.com producers and Globe sports reporters. He has been with Boston.com since 2009. Prior to that, he was sports editor at the Times Herald-Record and Varsity845.com in Middletown, N.Y., and sports editor at the New Haven Register in Connecticut. Follow him: @mattpep15

New to hack days? No need to fear. There’ll be people of all skill levels and skill sets participating. And here are some resources to get you prepared.

Baseball Hack Day is free to attend, thanks to our sponsor, The Boston Globe, but registration is required.

For more information, see http://baseballhackday.com/

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Boston Globe
135 William T Morrissey Boulevard
Dorchester, MA 02125

Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)


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The Boston Globe, Boston.com, Hacks/Hackers Boston, Society of American Baseball Research (SABR) Boston Chapter

For registration questions, contact Daigo Fujiwara at dfujiwara@globe.com

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Sunday, March 18, 2012 - 12:35 AM

One more week to the Hack Day! be sure to check out and contribute to our public google doc: http://j.mp/2012bbhack 

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