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6pm Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016

#233 Computer Science For All, A Love Story With Data

This Fall, Mikva Challenge and Mumkin Studio brought four Chicago Public High School students to Chi Hack Night to design, implement, and evaluate user experience for the Chi Hack Night project Edumap, a tool for finding computer science curriculum to assist with Chicago Public Schools Computer Science for All (CS4All) initiative. Mikva Civic Tech Interns Pedro Garcia, Daniel Kolade, Marshall Nakamura and Jessica De Jesus will share their experience and findings.

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Lightning Talks 3: Call for Speakers

Lightning Talks 3: Call for Speakers

Dec 2, 2016 by Derek Eder

Lightning Talks return for our last Chi Hack Night of the year! Do you have an interesting or funny story to tell about civics, society and/or technology? Want to show off that awesome project you’ve been working on? Now’s your chance to tell it to the world!

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Chi Hack Night is organized by Derek Eder, Christopher Whitaker and members of our Leadership Council, hosted at Braintree and supported by our amazing sponsors. DataMade is the fiscal sponsor.