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HurricaneHackersNYC

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Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM (EST)

HurricaneHackersNYC

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"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. 
 
 
This event is about using citizen science to have a positive impact on the long-term recovery of the most damaged parts of New York City, after hurricane Sandy.This is part of the HurricaneHackers initiative http://www.hurricanehackers.com/

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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ITP, NYU Tisch School of the Arts
721 Broadway
New York, NY 10003

Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM (EST)


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The Centre for the Recently Possible. Located in the Tisch School of the Arts, NYU.

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  News and Updates
2012-10-30 20:22:21
EVENT CANCELLED!
 
NYU authorities have confirmed that the University will remain closed until Monday, due to the aftermath of hurricane Sandy.

Our sincerest apologies to all registered participants.
2012-11-10 09:52:51

EVENT HAPPENING! This is the replacement for the hackfest at ITP called Citizen Science for Urban Sustainability, which was cancelled due to Sandy. 

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