CrisisCampHaitiSomething that I’ve been part of and just find incredible is Hackathons. This is where folks come together to work on large scale issues from a technical understanding and viewpoint for the betterment or relief of our fellow inhabitant of earth.

Hackathon’s I’ve Judged:

  • National Defense University’s Center for Technology and National Security Policy (CTNSP) Disaster App Challenge   This contest challenges app developers to find innovative ways to improve and refine existing disaster relief solutions.
  • CodeDayDC, is a series of student programming events held across the world. It’s the world’s largest series of educational programming marathons, in addition to being one of the most effective methods of education. Read Help Earth’s blog post about it to learn more