Monthly Archive:: December 2010
Improving Disaster Response and Humanitarian Aid in Times of Crisis New project harnesses technology to create new form of digital volunteerism (Cross-posted from the Crisiscommons.org blog) We have come a long way together in the last year as a community and a concept, and today the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars was awarded a
Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) 2.0 and the Open Data Hackathon Day (ODHD) was held December 4 – 5, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. It was our first Canadian RHoK. Toronto had 52 participants collaborated on eight projects. The RHoK team joined over 1000 participants in 20 cities while the ODHD team had participants in 73
Today I turn 40 On the cusp of 2010, I told a dear friend that I needed a major change. I wanted to find meaningful work that combined my love of politics, history and technology with social good. My cousin Cori was home for the holidays. She was working in Dhaka (Bangladesh) teaching engineering, physics
What an amazing first day of Canada’s first Random Hacks of Kindness. We had a great partnership with the Toronto’s Open Data Hackathon team. (Photo by Cynthia Gould) Amazing post from the RHoK team with Secretary General of the UN, Ban-Ki Moon, receiving his RHoK t-shirt. Blog post by Melanie Gorka: RHoKing out in Toronto.