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London Hurricane Hackathon

London Hurricane Hackathon

Sunday, 4 November 2012 from 13:00 to 23:00 (GMT)

London Hurricane Hackathon

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In solidarity with our friends on the East Coast of the USA, suffering from the Hurricane Sandy disaster, we are holding a software / hardware Hackathon to assist with the development / modification of tools and techniques which may be of assistance.

London Hurricane Hackathon

Date - Sunday 4th November, 2012

Time - 13:00 to 23:00

Venue - Google Campus - lower ground floor Cafe
4-5 Bonhill Street
London EC2A 4BX

This is about equidistant between Moorgate and Old Street Tube stations

Directions to Google Campus on Google Maps

Registration

This will be a free event, but you will need to register your intention to attend, so that we can keep within the capacity limits of the venue.

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London Hurricane Hackathon contact details:

Sam from London Hackspace will be organising sessions involving:

  • converting LinkSys WRT Wireless Routers into mesh networks etc.,
  • Crisis mapping stuff learned or adapted from the Sukey.io project
  • Emergency power supply sharing
  • Other project suggestions are welcome

email: samuelcarlisle@gmail.com

pgp: 0x54828CAA

twitter: @samthetechie

Apart from the obvious unselfish reasons for helping our friends in the USA at their time of need, it is not inconcievable that we may need their help and some of this technology, if / when there is a flooding disaster in London, which is not handled by the Thames Barrier.

International Hurricane Hackers contacts:

Website: http://www.hurricanehackers.com - points to Google Docs resource pages

twitter: @hurricanehackrs

email list: hurricanehackers@mit.edu

Internet Relay Chat: http://irc.lc/freenode/hurricanehackers

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When & Where


Google Campus
lower ground floor Cafe
4-5 Bonhill Street
EC2A 4BX

Sunday, 4 November 2012 from 13:00 to 23:00 (GMT)


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London Hurricane Hackathon

Collaborative software / hardware modification / development event. to create practical tools to help people affected by Hurricane Sandy in the USA or here in London.

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