Open Government Hack Day

Open Government Hack Day

The government is making all sorts of data available to hackers. Come build something with it!

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For more info, contact Jon Pierce at or @jonpierce.


(Event cross-posted on Facebook)


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Open City - Civic apps built with open data

The official website for the Open Gov Hack ... App by OpenGov group simplifies Chicago’s complex zoning — Sim City style By Elliott Ramos on Day x Datum ...

Hack for Change - National Day of Civic Hacking

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Gov Open Data Hack Day #GODHD Presentation Part 4 - …

Jun 14, 2012 · Video 4 of the presentations from the Government Open Data Hack Day (#GODHD) Event held at Birmingham Science Park, Aston on 9th June 2012

NASA - Science Hack Day

NASA OCIO supported and actively participated in Science Hack Day in Palo Alto, CA on November 13th and 14th. The event was attended by over 100 "makers" - an ...

bitly blog — Open Data and Hack Day Friday ... Open Data and Hack Day Friday, July 29th! Back in March, the team announced a partnership with bitly to shorten content hosted on .gov and .mil ...

Apply for the White House Open Data Day Hackathon | …

Apply for the White House Open Data Day Hackathon February 22, 2013 | Washington, DC NOTE: The application period for this event has ended. For the latest on open ...

Freebase Hack Day – Open Government session by …

Nov 11, 2008 · Greg Elin, representing the Sunlight Foundation gave a talk at the recent Freebase Hack Day on “Government data sources, transparency opportunities, data ...

Government Open Data Hack Day - Eventbrite - …

Open Data Hacks is using Eventbrite to organize upcoming events. Check out Open Data Hacks's events, learn more, or contact this organizer.

Open Government Hack Day / FrontPage - PBworks

Open Government Hack Day. The government is making all sorts of data available to hackers. Come build something with it! When. Sunday, September 27, 2009

Wired: U.S. Gov Insists It Doesn’t Stockpile Zero-Day Exploits to Hack Enemies

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters/Corbis For years the government has refused to talk about or even acknowledge its secret use of zero-day software vulnerabilities to hack into the computers ... and are therefore unpatched and open to attack by hackers and others.

Wired News • By Kim Zetter • 11/17/2014

Gov’t starts 2-day procurement hackathon

MANILA, Philippines - The Open Data Philippines Task Force started yesterday a two-day ‘hackathon’ aimed ... whose office is part of the government’s Open Data Task Force, said the procurement hack “aims to harness the potential of civic … • 11/23/2014

Unite with fellow citizens on the National Day of Civic Hacking |

The civic hackers that participate in the National Day of Civic ... policies to make our government really work for the people. St. Louis, Missouri: Organizers are taking a citywide approach. Build4STL will include a hackathon, an Open Street Map editathon ... • 5/15/2014

National Day of Civic Hacking: Opportunities in Civic Engagement

The second annual National Day of ... and their government.” It's a new way of looking at civic engagement, of helping cities and counties with technology, and on that effort is built an infrastructure for the future — tech-savvy kids, open government ...

Government Technology • 5/30/2014

Rewired State: National Hack The Government Day

This time last year James Darling and Emma Mulqueeny and I organised Rewired State - National Hack The Government Day, a hack day hosted by The Guardian ... a review of the UK's geodata and commitments to … • 3/15/2010

Community Live: Hack The Government Day

More than 100 people showed up for Saturday's Rewired State, held at the Guardian's Kings Cross offices (and to meetings in Brighton and Manchester), to prove that they could do a better job than the government ... 7am every day. Companies Open House ...

The H • 3/10/2009

Curbing ‘hack holidays’ to cost more than $1m

Budget hawks celebrated last year when Governor Deval Patrick signed a law requiring government offices in Suffolk County to open on Evacuation Day and Bunker Hill Day. At last, it seemed, the so-called hack holidays were going away. But it turns out the ...

Boston • By Michael Levenson • 2/17/2011

The alpha of CivOmega: A hack-day tool to parse civic data and tell you more about Beyoncé’s travels

But CivOmega, a new data-mining tool designed to answer questions about government and civic life, only became a reality after this year’s Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Hack Day late last month ... A lot of times, open data is just kind of, ‘Here’s ...

Nieman Journalism Lab • 7/15/2013

More than Ten Thousand Citizens Hack for Good at the Second-Annual National Day of Civic Hacking

Open data empowers people and businesses ... For the second year in a row, America’s Civic Hackers, Mayors, and State and Federal government officials came together to participate in the National Day of Civic Hacking—the biggest gathering of civic ...

The White House President Barack Obama • 7/3/2014

Inside the Cyber Security ETF (HACK): Q&A with Christian Magoon

The evolution of the ETF industry continues to spawn innovative products that open ... until HACK’s launch, investors lacked an efficient way to access a basket of professionally selected cyber security companies that traded throughout the day.

ETF Database • 12/2/2014