Transcript of "RHoK presentation Zurich webtuesday"
• Unique approach among “hackatons”, based on idea to be more sustainable and make real impact over longer :me. • Iden:fying problems and building capacity of problem owners • Global plaAorm for bringing technology experts and problem owners together. Solving problems
• Founded by World Bank, Google, Yahoo, NASA and MicrosoK • RHoK #3 with already 20 events worldwide, among which RHoK Basel • Now open to all the topics and RHoK lights up the Chicago skyline, Dec. 2010 areas of social needs. A bit of history
• Android emergency helper app by Kurt Huwig • Hazard maps for ﬁeld use by Caritas Switzerland • Urgent needs center by Humanity Road • Data importer for Google Person Finder RHoK #3, Basel
We will provide facili:es, power, food and refreshments to help you feel like a RHoK star J. Just bring your laptop, ideas, and enthusiasm to complete the mix. RHoK #4, Zürich 3rd and 4th of December 2011
What you should do: Register -‐ h_p://www.rhok.org/events Follow us on Twi_er -‐ @rhokch Find inspira:on -‐ h_p://www.rhok.org/problems Plan upfront to RHoK the weekend RHoK #4, Zürich 3rd and 4th of December 2011