City Stats

  • 5 Projects
  • 5 Team Members
  • 17 Events Hosted
  • 474 Event Attendance
Name Tags Team Active Milestone Progress Last Updated

Community Tech Education

quick win Yes

311 Labs

open311, chicago Yes

Closed Streets

local, information Yes Formal Project Launch

Open311 Status View (aka The Chicago View, aka The Fedex View)

open311, chicago Yes

Daily Brief

data, open311, chicago, dashboard Yes User Testing & Iteration
Team Name Attendance Event date Url Description
Chicago Open Government Class at UIUC 10 02/06/12 Spoke to a class on open government at UIUC taught
Chicago Civic IdeaHack 78 02/25/12 A day of investigation and dialogue into civic tech
Chicago 8th Light University - Code for America Chicago and the Brigade 41 02/24/12 Regular lecture series at 8th Light (a software dev
Chicago 8th Light University - Practical Cryptography 38 02/03/12 Regular lecture series at 8th Light (a software dev
Chicago Urban Geek Drinks 80 02/01/12
Chicago ProcessingCHI Meetup 20 02/06/12 Meetup at UIUC for Processing developers in Chicago
Chicago Net2CHI Meetup 18 02/14/12 Meetup for entrepreneurs, developers, designers, an
Chicago OpenGov Chicago 44 02/16/12 Meetup for people interested in open government dat
Chicago Networked Objects - Class at IIT Institute of Design 12 01/31/12 Spoke to Laura Forlano's "Networked Objects" class
Chicago Brown Bag Lunch on Agile/Pivotal Tracker 20 02/21/12 We did a presentation about agile and showed them h
Chicago Interface Reconsidered - Class at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago 23 02/17/12 Spoke as a panel to a class at The School of the Ar
Chicago ID Workshop - Class at IIT Institute of Design 13 02/15/12 Spoke to an ID class taught by Anijo Mathew at the
Chicago Hip Hop Church 15 02/18/12 Visited and talked with people at Pastor Phil Jacks
Chicago Motorola Presentation 17 02/28/12 Presented to Motorola about Code for America's miss
Chicago A Night at the Chicondo 25 03/29/12 Hosted a party at the Chicondo to gather all the mo
Chicago Intro to Ruby at Groupon 12 03/01/12 Visited a public class about Ruby being taught by a
Chicago Civic Hack Night 8 05/29/12 Open evening for developers to get together and wor

New Event
  • Chicago: Community Tech Education: We attended an after school class and gave a short demonstration of iPhone app creation. We promoted technology as a valid career path for inner city kids to choose. Also, encouraged them to explore and analyze civic tech and data and help build apps that service their communities (instead of just consuming applications like facebook and foursquare).