Housekeeping● We are in building 53 (Mountbatten)● Read through the visitor leaflets● Need to swipe to get out● Vacate the building between 23:00-08:00 DO NOT USE THE EMERGENCY EXIT BUTTON● Emergency number: 3311 We are guests, behave accordingly!
Social Media● We are part of a global event and globally monitored !● 30 locations, +3000 participants● Join in cross location hangouts
Agenda 09:00 - Welcome & problem statement presentations 10:00 - Form groups and hackathon begins 12:00 - Sandwiches & talks 17:30 - Team status reports 18:00 - Pizza 23:00 - Everybody out 08:00 - Doors open 09:00 - Breakfast 10:00 - Team status reports 12:00 - Pizza 15:00 - Hackathon ends & judging begins 17:00 - Judging completed & prizes awarded
Social Media● Dedicated UStream channel ○ http://www.ustream.tv/channel/rhoksoton● Everybody encouraged to ■ tweet using #rhoksoton ■ make videos ■ share pictures ■ give interviews ■ ...● Let me (Dirk / @elazungu) know ! ○ Dedicated youtube/flikr channels
Problems● Local problems ○ 5-10min pitches ○ on-site help and feedback● Global problems ○ Well vetted problems ○ Coordinate across locations (irc / hackpad)● Important ○ Decide on a team name + members ○ Have Dirk create a Github repo under the RHoKSoton organization ○ Ensure final solutions are added to rhok.org
Global problems● No more Tro-Tro-uble Public Transportation App (Ghana)● Granular Health Map● ACCOUNTability● Language Lesson Generator● Sheltr (mapping homelessness)● Open Defecation Reporting● Efficient Septage Collection Systems● Crap Calculation● Where2Trash● Real Time Info for Bushfire planning● ...http://www.rhok.org/featured-problems-december-2012
Presentation prep● Create 15 min presentation ○ upload on slideshare under rhoksoton account● Create 1 min video & upload to rhoksoton youtube channel● Create a solution page on the rhok site ○ attach problem, github, slideshare, ... ○ attach to "Southampton, UK"● Fill out shared google doc ○ see Dirk
Congrats!● Lots of hard work!● But.... ○ This was the easy part ○ Tiny part of the puzzle ○ Much harder is to keep going● You already made it to the 10%● Now be the 3%
What next?● App-accelerator● Stay involved ○ Global South Forum ○ Geeks Without Bounds ○ Geeks for Peace ○ RHoK Summit ○ CleanwebUK ○ Crisismappers ○ RLabs ○ Engineers without Borders ○ ICT4D ○ ...