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Weekly Civic Hack Night w/ HTC Vive VR Demo

Interested in helping San Francisco? You have found the right place! 

Join neighbors, government employees, designers, coders, students and more! Our weekly hack night is focused on civic tech and making government services better in San Francisco. We hack/build and learn together every Wednesday evening.

• Contribute to the betterment of San Francisco

• Build your own portfolio of work or work on someone else's cool project

• Meet new (and different!) people

Special bonus - Experience VR and learn about using VR / AR for your civic engagement projects!

This week we will offer a demo station with the HTC Vive VR Headset and Mozilla's Firefox Nightly browser to demo useful virtual reality tools for civic engagement. Demo apps include:

• Google Earth VR

• Sample urban planning VR projects: City Builder and Streetmix3d

• WebVR Demo apps

Try VR out for yourself and also learn about how to use web-based development tools (like HTML and Javascript) to add compelling VR and augmented reality experiences that work on many different devices for your civic engagement project.

Interested in our current projects?

This week

Hacking with CivicMakers, WeVote, OpenReferral, Data Science Team, Adopt-A-Drain, and many more.


6:00p doors open, socialize and eat dinner

6:30p welcome remarks, (often) a presentation, and project pitches

7:00p start hacking or stay for new member orientation

8:00p more hacking

9:00p keep on hacking

10:00p doors close and lights out.

Check out our website. Read/contribute to our code. Communicate via our slack team (or IRC Freenode #sfbrigade). 

If you have questions, please reach out over Slack, contact the organizers via meetup, or drop by on Wednesday evening.

6:00 PM, Wednesday, August 2, 2017