New Data available from Alameda County


Alameda County has released it’s new OpenData platform in beta version in advance for our CodeforOakland hackathon on the 21st! Presenting: This is the first time a county in California has published an OpenData catalog- since San Francisco pioneered this idea! It provides a number of selected datasets that hopefully are of interest to [...]

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Community Listening Sessions, Bring Ideas!

Do you have ideas about how technology could improve civic engagement, improve digital education and literacy in our residents and provide tools to attract and sustain local business in the town, but don’t consider yourself a techie?  We are hosting four listening sessions to share your ideas, brainstorm community needs and help shape what is [...]

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Building Our Civic Web- Hackathon on July 21!

Come out for the 2nd annual Code for Oakland: Building Our Civic Web;  a month-long series of focused discussions and events that culminate in a one-day hackathon at the Henry J Kaiser Center! Join Oakland’s community of civically engaged developers, coders, designers, entrepreneurs and innovators as we re-imagine ways in which collaboration and technology can [...]

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Volunteer for Code for Oakland 2012-Come to a mixer, May 29 & learn more

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Are you a programmer, coder, mobile developer, engineer, product manage, UI/UX designer, or some other kind of techie? If the answer is yes, and you’d like to get involved in this year’s Code for Oakland, the Oakland and East Bay-focused  hackathon scheduled for July 21st right here in Oakland at the Kaiser Center near the [...]

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Tap, Tap, Tap! This thing is ON!

Today the Code for Oakland 2012 organizing team met to kick off the planning for the 2012 event.  Tentatively planned for late July, we are hoping to build on the success of last year (one of our teams won a prize from the FCC Apps for Communities contest).   If you’re interested in joining in [...]

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