A collection of 14 posts
As the Open Cultural Data hackathon, known as #GLAMhack, settles into it's fourth year, we are growing up as an association and community. The level of data, support and projects this year was on the level of the years past, each one having it's individual hallmarks. At this event it
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Hackathons are a great way to polish skills, network and get hired in the tech world. They are places where knowledge is shared, new projects begun, and existing ones get a refresh and a new audience. A traditional birthing-place and community gathering. So it is that running a good "
Photo by Axel Pettersson (Own work) CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons The 2nd Swiss Open Cultural Data Hackathon at the beginning of July was two days of fun, innovation and digitally enhanced brainstorming hosted by the University library in Basel. Over a hundred people who appreciate Galleries, Libraries,
An Internet of Open Things to tell Stories
Once upon a time, this weekend of November 6-8, 2015, an Internet of Things (IoT) Hackathon [SOLD OUT] will take place at a leading Swiss telecom and run in parallel to the Virtual Reality (VR) Hackdays [PLACES AVAILABLE!] at a leading Swiss media house. Devices spew data all over the