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Civic Tech Toronto Hacknight

Civic Tech Toronto Hacknight

  George Brown will be hosting Civic Tech Toronto on Tuesday, July 17th and August 14th! These hacknights bring together coders, designers, public servants, planners, students and engaged residents — all interested in using their skills and interest in tech, data and design to address civic issues. They provide a space for community-building, conversation and collaboration […]

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GBC Students Compete At WWF Hackathon!

GBC Students Compete At WWF Hackathon!

Five students were chosen to represent George Brown College at the first ever World Wildlife Fund (WWF) hackathon! With themes surrounding sustainability and the circular economy, students from multiple post-secondary institutions were expected to come up with a sustainable solution of their choosing. Team GBC – consisting of Lia Bezerra, Adrianna Jane, Frederico Neumann, Charles […]

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Fishackathon 2018

Fishackathon 2018

First organized by the US Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships in 2014, Fishackathon inspires the creation of digital solutions to address sustainable fisheries challenges. Overfishing and other serious problems harm marine environments and can devastate already-struggling, small-scale fishing marketplaces and communities, many of them in developing countries. Protections exist, but actual enforcement faces major obstacles. […]

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Cross Border Hackathon Toronto

Cross Border Hackathon Toronto

For the 1st time ever, the Department of Homeland Security, State Department, the US Chamber of Commerce, Dickinson-Wright and Northof41.org have come together with the Tech Community in Toronto in order to develop APIs which will allow entrepreneurs to develop software solutions in order to simplify the importing/exporting process.

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DementiaHack Toronto 2015 Hackathon Weekend 1 Minute Video

DementiaHack Toronto 2015 Hackathon Weekend 1 Minute Video

DementiaHack Toronto 2015 ended successfully last weekend. Over 70 teams joined the event to create wonderful products that aim at improving lives of people with Dementia. Special thanks to great people who help to make this happen. Below is a 1 minute video showcasing DementiaHack Toronto’s Hackathon over the weekend of Nov 7-8, 2015, downtown […]

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DementiaHack Toronto

DementiaHack Toronto

47 million people live with dementia worldwide – 750,000 in Canada alone – with global numbers expected to reach 75 million by 2030. Much effort goes towards the search for a cure that may be decades away, but millions today face overwhelming, heartbreaking challenges daily. The point of DementiaHack is to create products that improve lives today.

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