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JS.Geo 2014 session videos are available online 

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I've signed up for this new Coursera course which started yesterday (Sep 23); there is still time for anyone to join.

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I managed to import the Morrisville data. I'm having some difficulty figuring out what to filter on and much of it is very cryptic. So the next step is probably figuring out what to display.

Unfortunately it only works on my local system at the moment. I'll have to pull more dependencies into the OpenShift environment before I can run it in the cloud.

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The Development Map project gave me an excuse to play with some technologies I've had my eye on for a while (geospatial, AngualrJS, and RedHat's OpenShift platform). I put together a small proof of concept over the weekend that mainly involved linking together a bunch of open source apps. The UI is pretty ugly (and not mobile friendly at all), but the back-end has some pretty awesome capabilities that I've barely started to explore. Checkout the running app on OpenShift and the code on GitHub (please excuse the many spelling errors in code comments--I tend to type in a hurry).

It was a lot of fun to do; maybe we can leverage bits of it to get us closer to a full-fledged app!

Live App: GitHub:

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From CfA. Please fill this out:

Greetings Brigade Member!

We're writing to ask you to take five minutes today to help us build a better Code for America Brigade program. Will you take our quick, anonymous survey?

Our network has grown immensely over the past year. The program has 81 Brigades, including 22 international Brigades in 6 countries, and over 4,600 members.

We are excited about all of the work you are doing around the world to bring civic innovation to your communities. Unfortunately, we have very little information about who you are!

We believe deeply that civic tech doesn’t work unless it works for everyone--and is being built by everyone. Understanding who is participating in all these great activities will keep us accountable to making sure we are building an inclusive program that fully represents the cities where we work.

Please take five minutes today to fill out the short and anonymous survey to help build a stronger Brigade community.

Thanks for all you do.

Catherine Bracy
Director of Community Organizing
Code for America

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We will be streaming the USA v. Belgium game starting at 4pm so if you want to come by the Brigade meeting early, please do. Brigade Meeting starts 7pm Tuesday, July 1, 2014 (Happy Canada Day!)

NOTE: Change in location for June 17th Code for Cary meeting:

7025 Kit Creek Rd, Building 4, Morrisville, NC 27560 (GPS address) - Cisco Systems campus

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Hi Code for Cary,

Are you guys promoting and attending CityCamp NC?

CityCamp NC 2014 registration is now open and seats are filling up fast. 

The event will be held May 29-31, 2014 in Raleigh.

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Very interesting that I could not "collaborate-invite" you to this edit this map through G+ but only via email. I created this to illustrate the importance of dates to citizens in tracking the process.
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