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Hack. ← OHM2013

It’s not so much the activity itself, it’s the manner in which it is done. Hacking is an attitude, so much so, that today it has become its own sub-culture. The definition varies between places, being first born out of the 60′s academic culture at MIT into what we know and love now. From 0′s […]

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Design, hacking, gamification: disruptors and enablers of the ‘postdigital’ era

Ten “postdigital” tech trends for this year–and which Deloitte predicts will actually impact business over the next 18-24 months. All of the language below is Deloitte’s (although I demystified some acronyms in brackets), including the descriptions. The company goes one step further from just listing them by breaking them into two categories: those that will […]

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Eindhoven Hackable World City: speculating on future investments for the city

Traditional urban planning in the Netherlands with top down master plans and large scale area development is over. This is partly due to the financial crisis, demographic change, peak mobility, and the digitization of urban society. The challenge of large future  investment projects is to optimize and make better use of existing resources. Cities will […]

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Hack your Education

The idea that the world is constantly changing — and faster than ever before — is nothing new. But what’s new is that companies and organizations are starting to realize that our generation needs to be educated — through action, not theory — on just how this new world works. Imagine that, instead of college, […]

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EcoHackNYC | Random Hacks of Kindness

Introducing EcoHackNYC! After participating in the successful WhereCampDC, we started talking about a follow-up meeting. We are passionate about understanding global environmental change and haven’t seen many meet-ups for our community of sci/data/hackers, so we decided to organize our own. We hope that all you scientists, hackers, and hobbyists will be able to join us […]

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Hacking Autism

Technology and Hope When touch-enabled computing was introduced to the world, no one could have anticipated that this technology might help open up a new world of communication, learning and social possibilities for autistic children. Yet it has. Hacking Autism is a story of technology and hope and the difference it’s making in the lives […]

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Hacking Europe’s Cultural Heritage with Europeana’s New API

Europe’s rich cultural heritage can be found in museums, libraries, galleries, cultural institutes, and archives throughout the continent. And thanks to digitization efforts and Europeana, much of this heritage can also be found online. Europeana is an Internet portal that provides public access to Europe’s digital libraries – more than 15 million cultural objects including paintings, […]

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