GovHack 2017 – open data is the future

Another community hack, another prize winner! Our team was a mixture of new and experienced hackers. Before the start of the event Gold Coast City Council representatives spoke about their new open data policy and it’s definitely progressive. During the competition we discovered many useful data sets that the public can access. http://data.gov.au/ https://data.qld.gov.au/ http://www.abs.gov.au/census Read more about GovHack 2017 – open data is the future[…]

How to survive a Hackathon as a Rogue

Givebackathon was a 2 day Hack at Fishburners in Brisbane. This was a free event where Barayamal invited 4 indigenous not-for-profit organisations to present their problems to the participants. This was a well run event and I would highly recommend it. Here is what I learnt from the experience. Ask questions and really understand the organisation, Read more about How to survive a Hackathon as a Rogue[…]