The Message – 2016.09 – Affordable housing: data, policy, people; open data hearing; geo data standards.

#BetaTALK – Affordable Housing: Data, Policy, People   BetaNYC hosted a lunchtime #BetaTALK discussion at Civic Hall on July 8th, centered on the topic of affordable housing in New York City,  The motivation for the event was to share knowledge about this extremely important and complex topic, to stimulate more…

THE_MESSAGE – 2015.03! Hacknights, Must see video, and JOBS, JOBS, JOBS, JOBS!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! “The_Message” is BetaNYC’s newsletter named after Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five’s rap. Join our meetup and learn how to keep from going under.  Agenda* Hacknights in Manhattan and Queens* Recap of our BetaTalk with NYC’s First Chief Tech Officer* NYC.gov is looking to hire a few…

THE_MESSAGE 2014.47 – Fighting for better data, 311, & your right to party!

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-= Community Updates =- This month, we’ve gone before City Council to fight for better open data and 311 program. In short, we have one of the best open data programs in the world, but we can be better. This can only be done by sustained gardening. The Council and…