2013年10月6日日曜日

Hack for Good Hackathon Day1 SF #hack4good

Hack For Good (hack4good) is a global hackathon hosted by Geeklist, focused on building projects that help humanity and make the world a better place. The goal is to build a prototype of a solution to a problem helping Humanity. Themes will include hacking to help: disaster and emergency solutions, education and learning, workplace and jobs, poverty and hunger, etc.

Official Site: http://hack4good.io/

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It is happening globally in 20 cities just now, and these are some photos from San Francisco venue I joined on Friday.

Other venues include: Berlin, Cincinnati, Costa Rica, Kathmandu, Kazan, Kiev, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, Minsk, New Delhi, New York, Paris, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Tiago, Tel Aviv, Topi, Toronto, Online... and San Francisco.

The Global Winner (winning team) will be flown to Dublin, Ireland for 3 days and 2 nights to compete at the WebSummit #Hack4good.

This is the video from London.



Alex, the organizer of San Francisco Hack4Good.

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I was asked to share what we did in Japan after the earthquake, about Hack for Japan, and what we learned from those experiences, so gave a short talk. I will probably write another post about the preso :)

People discussing their project ideas.

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Pitch time!

"Obamacare game app"- Obamacare is hard to understand, so a proposal of an app for users to easily understand, learn in a game format.

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"Reminder" : Get data on your mental state, how you are feeling, and visualize, aggregate and map the data as output.

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"Domains for good dot org" There are many people who has cool domain but haven't utilized it. On the other hand, there are many people who are unable to get attraction to their causes. This team proposes a system to get the word out about a new projects or causes, using cool domains that are not used, and redirect to that cause.

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"Carma” Reinventing Volunteer, matching the volunteers and organizations that wants volunteers based on skill sets.

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"Citizen Activator" A service for users to find local causes and core issues, and connect them with the organizations.

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"Who Mentors" Mobile app to negotiate between profiles at events, "Shoes dot org" website to donate and help people make their own shoes - target is 60,000 pairs of shoes.

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"Fitness Based Fund Raising" When you go to classes like yoga, it shares automatically and donates.

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"Khan Academy Lite" KA Lite is a project to provide access to high quality education for the billions of people who don't have access to the internet.

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Running Code For Good Stanford 2013 on Saturday, 10/5/2013.
"KA Lite" is an offline, installable version of Khan Academy, aimed to reach the 65% of the world without internet access. It is also an extensible platform for distributing video and exercise content, allowing users to track their progress and mastery, and allowing coaches to view reports on user progress. KA Lite works offline, but also shares data to our main repository when online. This allows data to be shared (selectively) across KA Lite installations, letting users within the same "sharing network" to log in and continue progress across different installations. This also allows administrators to log in to our main website to view the latest "synced" data across their sharing network, from anywhere in the world.
Tweets on #hack4good



...and a nice T-shirt.

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