Random hacks of kindness (RHoK) has the mission to make the world a better place through a global community of innovation developing practical open technology.
The NYC- RHoK is a volunteer-created community. This year’s event is one day of hacking and self-organized sessions, co-located with the Open Data Farm Bill Hackathon.
NYC- RHoK is planned by the participants through an online wiki and on the spot. The event is open to anyone, but you don’t just attend a Hackathon — you can host or participate in discussions, demo your projects, or join cooperative events.
NYC- RHoK topics include: Water, Sanitation, Water Quality, Social Media, MGD's, GIS, Mapping Technologies, Environment, Disaster preparedness, Disaster response.
8:30 am- Gathering and registration
9:00 am - Brainstorming and coding
8:00 pm - Judges vote + prizes
8:30 pm - Close
Please refer to http://www.waterhackathon.org/technology-licensing-for-water-hackathon-projects/ to read about the open-source policy of the event, and familiarize yourself with existing licenses.
Random Hacks of Kindness is a community of innovation focused on developing practical open source technology solutions to disaster risk management and climate change challenges.