Fighting poverty with mad coding skills!
The following are some of the applications that are being finished after the Hacking Poverty Developers Conference.
Cart with a Heart- Kynetx
The Hacking Poverty Kynetx application is a browser extension for Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer that will highlight the merchants that will donate to Hacking Poverty while you shop online. While you search Google, Yahoo! and Bing, any supporting merchant will show up with the Hacking Poverty logo below the result. Simply click this link to go to the merchant's site to find your product. Once your purchase is complete, a portion of the purchase will be given by the merchant to Hacking Poverty.
Honest Aid- iTV,
People who receive aid need a way to report on the quality of aid provided to them. Often, the people who don't receive aid have very little voice. This number allows people to text
CERTzilla-Perfect Search, Al Young Studio
We we'll be creating a college of software and writing scripts to put on a bootable USB flash drive to be used in emergencies for CERT like response teams. Ubuntu apache MySql and pearl as part of a LAMP stack we'll install and configure Bugzilla in an easy to use fashion. The idea is that all the paper work that is generated can be entered and tracked using bugzilla so that supplies, request and medical attention can be properly tracked and taken care of in an emergency situation. This will help not just the poor, but everyone.'
All of these are just ideas that are currently in progress. If you have an idea that you think would be awesome, please, submit it here.
We will be meeting January 21st and 22nd at Mountain View High School.
665 W Center Street
January 21st: 3:00-9:00 pm
January 22nd: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
If you would like to help cover the cost of the conference, we will list your organization as one of our sponsors.
We have engineers from the following companies and organizations confirmed on attending:
Check back as we add new companies as more companies sign up!