All posts by Neisan Massarrat

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The National Day of Civic Hacking is coming to your city on June 4th!

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Anticipation for the 2016 National Day of Civic Hacking is at an all-time high. Friday, June 3rd at 12PM ET/9AM PT, as the countdown continues, Code for America, SecondMuse and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are hosting a #HackForChange Twitter chat and you are invited. Contribute to the conversation about how data for social good and collaborative initiatives like the National Day of Civic Hacking are dramatically altering the innovation landscape across the country. On…

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SecondMuse’s Year in Review: Green Chemistry, Making, Internet Freedom, Systems Mapping, and Social Change

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2014 was a big year for SecondMuse. We had the opportunity to engage with a diverse range of partners all around the world to create true social impact in a variety of sectors. This retrospective touches upon some projects that were particularly notable for us. Innovating Canada’s Future with the McConnell Foundation With its latest initiative, RECODE, the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation infusing a culture of social innovation and entrepreneurship in post-secondary education throughout Canada....
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Hacking journalism with technology in Doha

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We’ve been working with the Innovation and Research Group at Al Jazeera to explore how technology might fuel innovation in journalism and news media.  The Canvas Media in Context Hackathon is the first event to come out of  our collaboration. The theme — media in context — acknowledges that there is much more to telling a story than simply conveying facts. How can new technology provide access to  the kind of historical, cultural and environmental…

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Announcing New York’s Top Makers

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New York’s Next Top Makers is a program designed to ensure all New Yorkers benefit from the rise of independent innovation known as the Maker Movement. New York’s Next Top Makers seeks to increase New Yorkers’ access to new technology, technical know-how and resources, while assisting a cohort of Makers to establish and grow their product businesses in the City. Lastly, the program will connect the surge in prototyping, innovation and production with New York’s…

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