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Kasabi Culture Hackday
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 9:00 AM (BST)
London, United Kingdom
This is a day to hack upon culture. It is open to anyone interested in hacking, data, culture etc, and we're looking to explore ideas for applications, datasets, mashups and the rest. There will be lunch at the venue, and plenty of coffee (our special SPARQL Blend) to fuel coding and collaboration.
The topic, is broad and the potential applications are huge and fun to imagine. Kasabi is a place for data, both to publish and build upon, so there will be ready access to datasets covering such things as:
We're looking for some more ideas for datasets, so if you're interested in contributing data for the event, we'd love to hear from you too.
Who should come?
It's open to anyone, but developers who are interested in any of the following might find it most useful:
* Hacks and Mashups
* Apps (web and mobile)
* Semantic Web/Linked Data
9:00 Coffee and intros to one another
9:30 Briefing of the day
* Comms Channels:
* Dev List
10:10 Intro to Kasabi
* Some key Datasets
* Some challenges to fix
* Some key facts about Kasabi APIs
10:20 Group forming around projects
10:30 Relentless Hacking
12:30 Sandwiches delivered
4:15 Demos of projects/lightning talks
5:00 Head out for well-earned beers
More details will follow, but a few key links to get you started:
When & Where
Kasabi is a place for data: to host and to find. It's built on Linked Data, and makes it as easy as possible to share, access, and build upon datasets.