Enter the Coders: #Occupy Hackathons This Weekend

October 14th, 2011

Everybody step back: the programmers are entering the building. Without the need for formal leadership, folks are self-organizing hackathons to help build digital tools for the Occupy Wall Street movement this weekend. So far, events are planned in three cities:

Stock up on the Mountain Dew and Cheetos, kids! These events are a great example of how multi-faceted a modern grassroots political movement can be. Sure, plenty of people are camping out on Wall Street and in cities across the country, but that’s not the only way we can be involved. Here’s a great opportunity for the ones-and-zeroes crowd to contribute their skillz and experience to what’s shaping up to be a pivotal development in our contemporary political culture. Even if the mainstream media didn’t notice it until people started getting arrested.

cpd

Bookmark and Share

4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. e.politics: online advoca&hellip  |  November 15th, 2011 at 3:33 pm

    [...] And OWS is no stranger to online collaboration on projects ranging from OccupyTheBoardroom to hackathons to crowdsourced fundraising for television ads on [...]

  • 2. Colin Delany: Should OWS &hellip  |  November 17th, 2011 at 12:10 am

    [...] And OWS is no stranger to online collaboration on projects ranging from OccupyTheBoardroom to hackathons to crowdsourced fundraising for television ads on [...]

  • 3. Should OWS Switch to Onli&hellip  |  November 17th, 2011 at 12:15 am

    [...] And OWS is no stranger to online collaboration on projects ranging from OccupyTheBoardroom to hackathons to crowdsourced fundraising for television ads on [...]

  • 4. Colin Delany: Should OWS &hellip  |  November 17th, 2011 at 7:45 am

    [...] And OWS is no stranger to online collaboration on projects ranging from OccupyTheBoardroom to hackathons to crowdsourced fundraising for television ads on [...]

Help build e.politics

Make a comment, correct my errors, suggest more tools and tactics, leave a case study, or otherwise make this page a better resource.

Required

Required, hidden

Some HTML allowed:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Bookmark and Share

Follow Epolitics.com

Follow Epolitics.com on Twitter    Follow Epolitics.com on Facebook     Follow Epolitics.com on Twitter

Email updates (enter address)


SEARCH EPOLITICS.COM


Epolitics.com EBooks

NEW!

Download Winning in 2012 Ebook Download Learning from Obama

Recent Highlights

Epolitics.com Classics

Calendar

October 2011
S M T W T F S
« Sep   Nov »
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  

Most Recent Posts

home about contact colin delany put e.politics to work