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Seattle 911 scanner on Tropo for the hackathon

Posted August 22, 2010 by Adam Kalsey
For the Gnomedex hackathon we sponsored this weekend, I spent most of my time helping out teams who were building things using Tropo. But mid-morning today, inspiration struck for my own project. It's not huge, so I was able to hack it together quickly and it's a great sample app. Remember police scanners? You can Read More >>

Tropo’s Open Government Tinkerstorm Halfway Point

Posted August 22, 2010 by Adam Kalsey
Approximately 20 passionate programmers participated in Tropo and Socrata's open government 24-hour Tinkerstorm (or Hack-a-thon) in conjunction with Chris Pirillo's GnomeDex 2010.  We are currently at the half-way point of the competition.  Bill Schrier (Seattle's CTO) stopped by to check on the status of the projects and provide additional inspiration.  Max Ogden and Reid Beels Read More >>

Build an Open Government app at Gnomedex and win prizes

Posted August 20, 2010 by Adam Kalsey
This weekend a number of the Tropo crew have descended upon Seattle for Gnomedex and Seattle Geek Week. We're hosting the final geek week event, Gnomedex's Tinkerstorm: an open government themed hackathon. A group of developers will descend upon the Edgewater Hotel right next to the Gnomedex venue and build apps to help our fellow Read More >>