Fwd: mySociety weekly civic tech hack nights

andrew-perl08@mail.black1.org.uk andrew-perl08 at mail.black1.org.uk
Sun Aug 11 14:04:01 BST 2013

Just to say I have been to this twice and would recommend it. Firstly from this week it is at a new venue - so purge any cached info you have in the brain. 
  Wed 14 August (repeating every week)
  Mozilla Space 
  101 St. Martins Lane (3rd Floor), London, WC2N 4AZ
More details http://lanyrd.com/cqmmz

I have got involved in FixMyStreets which is (main;y?) in Perl. Having said that so far I have looked more at HTML and Javascript but no doubt will hit Perl soon.

Finally, the pizzas are excellent -plug for Basilico that are  0far better than the Papa John ones yyou often get a these sort of events. Hopefully they will still be available at the new venue

On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 10:41:14AM +0100, Hakim Cassimally wrote:
> I mentioned MySociety's hack nights on the list before, but just to let you
> know that the evenings are going strong, and it would be great to see more
> mongers attend and show what you can do with Perl for civic hacking.
> There's no single project or language focus, it's all about getting
> interested hackers to meet and discuss and work on things that interest
> them, and see what happens!
> Some of the projects so far do interact with MySociety's tools -- scraping
> Leveson to import it into SayIt, or working on a front-end to contextualise
> campaigns for WriteToThem.  But others are completely standalone, like
> community-building in post-conflict societies and mountain rescue in Wales.
> More details below!
> osf'
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Myfanwy Nixon <myf at mysociety.org>
> Date: Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 10:18 AM
> Subject: mySociety weekly civic tech hack nights
> To: open-government at lists.okfn.org
> Hello all,
> mySociety are running weekly hack nights at the Open Data
> Institute<http://lanyrd.com/venues/london/vzyh/>,
> with an emphasis on civic tech and open data.
> You'd be very welcome to join us - every Wednesday night from 6:00 to 9:00
> pm. Full details
> here<http://www.mysociety.org/2013/07/25/hack-nights-your-weekly-wednesday-civic-tech-get-together/>
> .

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