Chicago's place to build, share, and learn about civic tech.Join us next Tuesday!
Come join a group of passionate folks working at the intersection of open government, cities, and technology. This is an evening of civic tech hacking, learning, and hanging.
The Open Gov Hack Night, organized by civic tech group Open City, is for those who want to:
There's always food, too!
Remember, there's more to making a great app than just coding.
Join our Google Group to discuss new and ongoing projects
Keep up with hack night events and projects on Twitter with the #ChiHackNight hashtag
Computer nerds: chat with us any time on the #ChiHackNight IRC channel on irc.freenode.net
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Many of our attendees are new to programming and want to learn. Every week Juan-Pablo Velez leads an informal session on how to use the command line and some basic principals of programming.
Hack nights anchor and grow volunteer civic hacking communities while avoiding 'hackathon fatigue'. To learn how to organize one in your city, see the Code for America blog.
Friends have forked the hack night in many cities: