Like last year, the BCNI un-conference will be running conterminously with a hackathon. This year, the work will be more focused: to help blossom creativity and leverage on-board talent. So, you’re invited to the first Open Gov ‘News’ Hackathon presented by Tropo, which will be dedicated to building tools that help inform communities. Register here, … [Read more…]
The first, biggest change to the fourth annual BarCamp NewsInnovation is that, for the first time, it isn’t free for everyone. We are charging $5, though those with a valid student ID can still get in free. Like other unconferences and high-quality eventin recent years, we’ve struggled to coordinate between estimates for attendance and those … [Read more…]
BarCamp NewsInnovation 2012 will, like last year, be among the closing events of Philly Tech Week, a region-wide celebration of technology and innovation. See many of the other launch events here. The week takes place from April 23-28, in addition to a kickoff weekend of pre-events.
The third annual BarCamp NewsInnovation was live as ever with three prominent advancements. Group Session: We had the dazzling Wall Street Journal social media editor Zach Seward talk deep analytics over lunch. Open Gov Hackathon: With the support of the Tropo team, we had a hackathon focused on tools that journalists could use, and the … [Read more…]