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2014.04.25 – NYC’s #CivicHacking Reportback

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2014.04.25 – NYC’s #CivicHacking Reportback

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-=-=- TONIGHT -=-=- 
Join us for #CivicFridays 003 with Civic Service Forum and Harvard’s Kennedy School – http://bit.ly/1tiHX6P
-=-=- Announcements -=-=- 
* On Wed, a few of us went before City Council and testified on how to use technology to proactively address health and safety issues in NYC. 
 – TechPresident Coverage: http://bit.ly/1mHBKgM
 – Video of hearing: http://on.nyc.gov/1peiXhB
* BetaNYC needs a new hacknight home.
Email us with locations / suggestions! Also, feel free to send us event ideas.
< event-ideas(AT)betanyc(DOT)us >

* NY State Digital Roadmap Survey. 
A great opportunity for you to tell the State how to improve its digital practice.
bit.ly/nys-digital

* DataGotham 2014
One of NYC’s best conferences. Open call for proposals.
datagotham.com/call-for-proposals
* GovLab’s Governance Lab Fellowship

* NYC 311 Usability Survey
Personal Democracy Forum 2014 Fellowships
* PDF 2014 – Tumblr Fellowship – http://techpresident.com/news/24932/pdf-2014-tumblr-fellowship-application

* PDF 2014 – Google Fellowship (Preference given to Civic Hacking Women) – https://techpresident.com/node/24944
* NY Healthy Connections Community Challenge
-=-=- BikeNYC / Citibike Hacknight recap / slides / notes -=-=- 
* CitiBike NYC Data – http://citibikenyc.com/system-data
* BikeHackerNYC email list – http://bit.ly/bikenyc-hacker
* NYC Geospatial Data Slides and URLS – http://bit.ly/PwOtqp
* CitiBike Estimated Routes – http://chohlasa.github.io/citibike_routes/
* Citi Bike Rides Visualizations – http://bit.ly/1l7NBFd 
-=-=- Upcoming Events -=-=- 
* Next Wed, 30 April – Civic Hacknight – http://bit.ly/1l7zfo2 (NOTE, THIS IS OUR LAST ONE AT Blue Ridge)
* Wed, 7 May – NYC BigApps Launch – http://bit.ly/bigapps2014launch
* Wed, 28 May – BetaTalk, #BikeNYC / @CitiBikeNYC App Showcase 002 – http://bit.ly/bikenycbetatalk2

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