Journalists and Technologists Team Up at Hackathon to Improve News in Brazil

Nov 22012

Hacks/Hackers São Paulo held its first hackathon on Oct. 20 during the W3C Brazil Conference, alongside the 2012 PERL international community conference. Knight Fellow Gustavo Faleiros, who launched Brazil’s first Hacks/Hackers chapter in July 2012, organized the October event. Participants showcased new ways to open up and analyze data sets and build applications that improve the delivery and exchange of news and information.

Read Gustavo Faleiros' preview of the hackathon here.