Hack Day to Save the World - APR 24, 2016

Sunday, 4/24. 9:30AM – 5PM

CGIS Knafel Café (1737 Cambridge St 1st Floor)

Food provided

Do you have a problem or project that you’re working on about how technology is impacting the public interest?

Join us this Sunday to work on your projects along with expert advisers in programming, data analysis, public policy, and more!

Possible topics: Election integrity, consumer protection, first amendment rights, discrimination, privacy, and more




9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Registration and Breakfast

Fisher Commons

Come for breakfast, get a name tag, and get started!

9:45 - 10:45 AM: Workshop on Web Scraping

Room K109

By Aran Khanna

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch

Fisher Commons

Take a break! Get some pizza and salads from OTTO!

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM: Workshop on Web Scraping

Room K109

Christian Haigh

5:00 PM: End of Hack Day

Fisher Commons

Great job today!




Prof. Latanya Sweeney

Project Design

Jinyan Zang

Project Design

Ji Su Yoo

Project Design

Aran Khanna

Web Scraping

Christian Haigh

Web Scraping

Brendan Maione-Downing

Data and database design, REST APIs, Application architecture, Scaleable and distributed analytics systems, Model validation and optimization Data visualization

Abiola Laniyou

Data architecture, Data analysis

Aaron Kaufman

Statistics, Machine Learning, Web Scraping, Basic Machine Vision, GIS