About this event:
No technical or science background required! Join us August 7, 5:45 to 9pm at HUB Seattle.
Bring your science-related civic hacks, join a team, or start something new. Learn about Open Science and what’s happening in Seattle. RSVP above on this page or with our Meetup.
Célya Gruson-Daniel @celyagd, co-founder of HackYourPhD @HackYourPhD will open with a short talk, introducing Open Science and HackYourPhD. Célya is based in Paris and has been touring the US, producing a web documentary of the Open Science community in America — some is online now at http://hackyourphd.org/USA.
If you want to give a short talk introducing your project, or to announce what you will work on in advance, please add to the public notes at http://okfnpad.org/2013august7seattle
Example projects we may work on during Open Science Hack Night:
* Adding more science to SeattleWiki
* Translating Open Access research papers into http://sciencegist.com summaries or hacking ScienceGist code
* A Wikipedia editathon, such as to improve articles about women scientists
* Reviewing Open Knowledge Foundation’s http://datajournalismhandbook.org
* hacking a WordPress theme made for Open Science to be used in networks such as http://onsnetwork.org
* anything you bring or start — see and add to http://okfnpad.org/2013august7seattle
To repeat, HUB Seattle is at 220 2nd Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104.
Special thanks to hosts Code for Seattle @code4seattle and HUB Seattle @hubsea, check out their regular civic hack nights! Partnering organizations also include HackYourPhD @HackYourPhD, Open Knowledge Foundation in the United States @okfnus, ourselves ScienceOnlineSeattle @sciosea, and the Open Science Federation @openscience. Thanks also to our parent organizations, Code for America @codeforamerica, the Open Knowledge Foundation @okfn, and ScienceOnline @scienceonline.
This event may be posted in other meetups and calendars, for example http://www.meetup.com/OpenKnowledgeFoundation/Seattle-WA/997142/ and http://www.meetup.com/Code-for-Seattle/events/131401952/.