"What we need most, is for you guys not to forget us in two weeks time". Comment from a Breezy Point houseowner on what help his family really needed from volunteers.
In a nutshell: Citizens, scientists, designers and developers join forces to develop apps and tools for measuring and modelling the consequences of Sandy, and accelerating urban renewal after the hurricane, using crowdsourcing techniques. If you have a great idea, or want to help others who do, come along!
Ignite presentations: 9am-10am
Etherpad for project proposals: https://etherpad.mozilla.org/HurricaneHackersNYC
Project work: 10am until late
Where: 4th Floor of Tisch School of the Arts.
In collaboration with: CUSP, The Centre for Urban Science and Progress, NYU; the Citizen Cyberscience Centre, CERN, Geneva.
With the generous support of: CUSP, The Centre for Urban Science and Progress, NYU. The Shuttleworth Foundation.
Related events: EcoHackNYC, 9-10 November 2012
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