Tag: hacking

by Brian Moritz

This past semester, I flew a drone. I helped set up a virtual reality environment. And I helped print a cup out of thin air. Nice work if you can get it. Working as a research assistant to [Dan Pacheco](http://mediashift.org/idealab/dan_pacheco/) at the [Peter A. Horvitz Endowed Chair for Journalism Innovation](http://journovation.syr.edu/) at the [S.I. Newhouse School […] more »

by Dan Sinker

There’s no better example of the global scale of the Knight-Mozilla OpenNews project than the dualing hack days we recently sponsored in New York City and Buenos Aires. In New York, we gave money for travel scholarships to bring top-notch developers to town to take part in the Wall Street Journal’s Data Transparency Weekend, which […] more »

by Kara Oehler

WFMU is putting on a festival Oct. 28-30 to celebrate and probe radio’s future. This gathering of folks brings together the medium’s fans, tinkerers, futurists and broadcasters to talk about what might happen next. The opening night of the WFMU Radiovision Festival, featuring radio legend Joe Frank, sold out in a matter of days, but […] more »

by Dan Sinker

Last week, the Knight-Mozilla News Technology Partnership invited 20 developers, designers, and journalists to take part in a week of hacking and making in Berlin. I forget at what point in the planning one of the participants jokingly called it “Hacktoberfest,” but the name stuck. And so now that the jet lag has worn off […] more »