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Water Hackathon

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Join Pachube, Ushahidi, Public Laboratory, Citizen Sensor, DontFlush.me for an inspired weekend of hacking on water including DIY investigative tools, embedded sensors, connections with popular mapping software, and canoes. RSVP at bit.ly/waterhack.

More information here: http://publiclaboratory.org/wiki/water-hackathon

CrisisMapping Meetup

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Join the New York City chapter of the International Network of CrisisMappers on Thursday, March 8th, 2012 in the Bark Room of 2 West 13th Street. As this will be the first meeting in quite a while, there will be introductions, short presentations, and conversations about goals for the NYC mapping community.

Link to Meetup page: http://www.meetup.com/Crisismappers-NYC/events/52430782/

Background: this group emerged in the wake of the Haiti Earthquake, where Open Street Map for Haiti went from this:

to this:

See an animated timeline of edits here:

OpenStreetMap – Project Haiti from ItoWorld on Vimeo.