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What to expect at Random Hacks of Kindness?<br />Toronto Canada<br />June 4 – 5, 2011<br />
We are a team of volunteers who drummed up this event for you. For two days, we will brain and hack on humanitarian aid, c...
RHoK<br />How to…<br />
All hackers need to sign up for an account on rhok.org<br />Add your name, some basic details.<br />WHY? <br />Get to know...
New problem definitions are being added to the RHoK site daily.<br />Check out the definitions<br />Start brainstorming<br...
Share your details to help the RHoK TO team prepare: skills or dietary/allergy info.<br />https://spreadsheets.google.com/...
If you can’t attend, please email rhokto@gmail.com<br />We can give your spot to someone else.<br />Can’t Attend?<br />
Want to meet fellow hackers and help us prepare?<br />Pre-RHoK event for participants:<br />We invite you to attend our RH...
RHoK Toronto will provide you with: Food, drinks, t-shirt, stickers, some swag and prizes for winning hacks.<br />RHoK Tor...
Your Laptop, power bar, power cords, demo equipment, dongle<br />Camera, webcam, headphones<br />Smile and an open mind<br...
University of TorontoOISE 252 Bloor Street West, 5th floorToronto, Ontario M5S 1V5Canada <br />Questions?  rhokto@gmail.co...
8:00 – 9:00am Arrive, help us set-up and enjoy breakfast9:00 -9:30 Introductions and Questions9:30 – 11:30 Pick your probl...
8:00 – 9:00 am Arrive, Help us set-up and enjoy breakfast9-11:30 More coding11:30 – 12:30 Lunch12:30 – 3:00 Go teams!3:00 ...
RHoK Toronto has four judges:<br />Paul Osman – Open source tech developer<br />Karen Snider – NGO<br />Julia Howell – RHo...
For RHoK events we recommend the following criteria when local judges assess and rank projects presented at their eventcre...
Stay tuned! We are working on these.<br />What are the prizes?<br />
Monitor RHoK Toronto here:<br />UStream:  Username: rhokTOTwitter: @rhokTOYoutube:rhokTOFlickr: rhokTO, RHOK, Randomhacks<...
Thanks!	<br />
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Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK 3.0) is June 4 - 5, 2011. This is to help Toronto Hackers prepare for a great event.

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Prepare to RHoK

  1. 1. What to expect at Random Hacks of Kindness?<br />Toronto Canada<br />June 4 – 5, 2011<br />
  2. 2. We are a team of volunteers who drummed up this event for you. For two days, we will brain and hack on humanitarian aid, climate change and disaster risk reduction problems. <br />We are a satellite event, so we got funding from local sponsors. The event counts on each of you to help us make it great.<br />So, really, you are the event : )<br />RHoK Toronto<br />
  3. 3. RHoK<br />How to…<br />
  4. 4. All hackers need to sign up for an account on rhok.org<br />Add your name, some basic details.<br />WHY? <br />Get to know people who you might hack with<br />Track your work to a problem definition<br />Add your Account to rhok.org<br />
  5. 5. New problem definitions are being added to the RHoK site daily.<br />Check out the definitions<br />Start brainstorming<br />Ask the organizers questions<br />Review the problem definitions<br />
  6. 6. Share your details to help the RHoK TO team prepare: skills or dietary/allergy info.<br />https://spreadsheets.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?hl=en_US&formkey=dFZnREF2R3ZXSlR5STdBZkdMYWR5OGc6MQ#gid=0<br />Tell us about yourself <br />
  7. 7. If you can’t attend, please email rhokto@gmail.com<br />We can give your spot to someone else.<br />Can’t Attend?<br />
  8. 8. Want to meet fellow hackers and help us prepare?<br />Pre-RHoK event for participants:<br />We invite you to attend our RHoK Warm-up Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2011Time: 19:00 – 21:00 ETLocation: CamaraderieAddress: 102 Adelaide St E. <br />Join the Toronto pre-RHoK event<br />
  9. 9. RHoK Toronto will provide you with: Food, drinks, t-shirt, stickers, some swag and prizes for winning hacks.<br />RHoK Toronto thanks our amazing sponsors: CIRA, Jonah Group, Aaron McGowan, Syncapse, Global News, Nitido, MarketCrashers, Rightsleeve, Yahoo Canada, University of Toronto, Camaraderie, and Tropo<br />The Main event <br />
  10. 10. Your Laptop, power bar, power cords, demo equipment, dongle<br />Camera, webcam, headphones<br />Smile and an open mind<br />Coffee mug<br />Pocket coffee chocolate expresso beans for your fearless leaders ^V^<br />What to bring?<br />
  11. 11. University of TorontoOISE 252 Bloor Street West, 5th floorToronto, Ontario M5S 1V5Canada <br />Questions? rhokto@gmail.com<br />Where is RHoK Toronto?<br />
  12. 12. 8:00 – 9:00am Arrive, help us set-up and enjoy breakfast9:00 -9:30 Introductions and Questions9:30 – 11:30 Pick your problem definitions and teams. Start brainstorming11:30 – 1:00 Lunch1:00 – 5:00 Coding, doing, brainstorming5:00 – 6:00 Stand-up – Quick Discussion about your team’s work6:00 – 7:00 pm Dinner7:00 – ongoing (Optional to stay late. Otherwise, we’ll see you the next day)Midnight – home<br />Saturday Schedule<br />
  13. 13. 8:00 – 9:00 am Arrive, Help us set-up and enjoy breakfast9-11:30 More coding11:30 – 12:30 Lunch12:30 – 3:00 Go teams!3:00 – 5:30 Demos and Prizes6:00pm End of event<br />Sunday Schedule<br />
  14. 14. RHoK Toronto has four judges:<br />Paul Osman – Open source tech developer<br />Karen Snider – NGO<br />Julia Howell – RHoK Global Partner (Microsoft)<br />Jesse Brown – Technical journalist<br />Who are the judges?<br />
  15. 15. For RHoK events we recommend the following criteria when local judges assess and rank projects presented at their eventcreativity / innovative / unique:<br />utility, can it be used in the field?<br />applicable, does it solve a problem<br />impact, local or global<br />progress (on existing work, or starting from nothing)<br />usability<br />other...<br />How does Judging Work?<br />
  16. 16. Stay tuned! We are working on these.<br />What are the prizes?<br />
  17. 17. Monitor RHoK Toronto here:<br />UStream:  Username: rhokTOTwitter: @rhokTOYoutube:rhokTOFlickr: rhokTO, RHOK, Randomhacks<br />We also have a skype room set-up. Ping us on twitter. <br />Can I play along at home?<br />
  18. 18. Thanks! <br />

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