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[liberationtech] Fwd: Hacks/Hackers global call coming up tomorrow!

Steven Clift clift at e-democracy.org
Mon Jul 4 10:08:58 PDT 2016


See:
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For my civic tech and gov friends also interested in the intersection on
civic tech and media.
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From: "Hacks/Hackers" <samantha at hackshackers.com>
Date: Jul 4, 2016 9:21 AM
Subject: Hacks/Hackers global call coming up tomorrow!
To: <clift at e-democracy.org>
Cc:

Updates from Hacks/Hackers chapters around the world.
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Welcome to July, hacks and hackers! In the first half of 2016, H/H chapters
held nearly 100 meetups in dozens of cities. We also held seven *Connect
events*
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from San Francisco to London, with another coming up in *Toronto in a
couple months*
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.
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Next week, we're holding our *monthly global call*
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so please join in!
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*The week ahead:*

   - *Miami*
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   is holding OpenHack Miami
   - *IRE*
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   is meeting for its regular open lab
   - Hacks/Hackers is holding its *global monthly call*
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*Chapter spotlight:*

*London*
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held its *June meetup last week*
<http://hackshackers.us1.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=c56f2e53d5ed6ef87f8aaa75c&id=d140127b5c&e=305ffa5ca0>,
looking at polling data just before the Europe-shaking Brexit vote. The
London meetups draw huge crowds of up to 200 people a month, so the
organizers built a list of tasks ahead of time.
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Organizer *Joanna Geary*
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shared the templates they use for assigning *roles*
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and* tasks*
<http://hackshackers.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=c56f2e53d5ed6ef87f8aaa75c&id=8d0a76a791&e=305ffa5ca0>.
"This means everyone knows what they have to do and stops too many
last-minute panics!" she said.

*Worth a read:*

   - That surge of Britons "frantically Googling" the EU after Brexit
   turned out to be *under than a thousand people*
   <http://hackshackers.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=c56f2e53d5ed6ef87f8aaa75c&id=e3cc083ddf&e=305ffa5ca0>
   (Medium)
   - The FAA finally announced its rules for drones, and Matt Waite
   explains *what that means*
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   for drone journalists (Drone Journalism Lab)
   - Social networks are *quietly beginning to ban*
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   extremist content using algorithms (Reuters)

*Job openings:*

   - Europe:
      - The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is hiring a *Data Lab
      director*
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      - Storyful is hiring a *journalist*
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      in the UK
   - North America:
      - Vox is hiring a *graphics reporter*
      <http://hackshackers.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=c56f2e53d5ed6ef87f8aaa75c&id=2312d1a993&e=305ffa5ca0>
      in Washington, D.C.
      - Conde Nast is hiring a *data engineer*
      <http://hackshackers.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=c56f2e53d5ed6ef87f8aaa75c&id=d92298f0e0&e=305ffa5ca0>
      in New York
      - The NYT has several *data analyst positions*
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      open
      - The New Yorker is looking for an *editorial production developer*
      <http://hackshackers.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=c56f2e53d5ed6ef87f8aaa75c&id=04fa5fe863&e=305ffa5ca0>
      - EdSurge is seeking a *data journalist*
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      to cover education technology
      - The Good Search, an ethical executive search company, wants to hire
      a *data research associate*
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   - Africa:
      - CodeforAfrica is hiring for *several positions*
      <http://hackshackers.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=c56f2e53d5ed6ef87f8aaa75c&id=425df2a24c&e=305ffa5ca0>,
      including senior Python developer

*Other upcoming events:*

   - July 19 - *Austin, Texas, USA* - *Front Porch*
   <http://hackshackers.us1.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=c56f2e53d5ed6ef87f8aaa75c&id=57d90c5b66&e=305ffa5ca0>,
   a conference for web design and development
   - July 28-29 - *Portland, Oregon, USA* - *SRC CON*
   <http://hackshackers.us1.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=c56f2e53d5ed6ef87f8aaa75c&id=9e852595e7&e=305ffa5ca0>,
   a Mozilla conference for journalist coders
   - July 29-31 - *Atlanta, USA* - the first *Women Who Code hackathon*
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   - Sept. 22: NYC Media Lab *Annual Summit*
   <http://hackshackers.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=c56f2e53d5ed6ef87f8aaa75c&id=aa2b314112&e=305ffa5ca0>,
   for executives, academics and startups to convene around future of media

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