Weekly: Java SDK, Mangroves and Pro-Poor Innovations

We couldn’t let December come and go without releasing new code! Henry Addo has updates to the Java SDK. In this weekly, we also have updates from Random Hacks of Kindness in Bangalore and Nairobi, the UN-SPIDER meeting in Vienna, plus two new Deployments of the Week.

Weekly: RHOK hackathon and more!

Happy Random Hacks of Kindness (RHOK) weekend! RHOK’s mission is to create a self-sustaining global community of innovators building practical open technology for a better world, and to ensure their work creates impact in society.

Weekly: ICCM & Community Developer Call

Happy week! We are awash with news from the community about participation, awards and upcoming events. Does anyone else feel like September just turned into a roller coaster of action? Here’s some news to keep your head spinning:

Weekly: Swift Demo, RHOK & Election Hackathons

From Swift to Hack, here’s the Ushahidi Weekly: The SwiftRiver team gave a demo during our monthly Developer Community Call. We’re participating in Random Hacks of Kindness and the Free Election Hackathons.

Weekly: Launches, map layers, RHOK & coding

We have a few community launches to share this week, plus code changes and preparing for RHOK. Anyone can update the Ushahidi weekly. All you need is a wiki account. Let us know what you are working on or need help with.

RHoK – The Next Steps for Ushahidi Hacks

Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) is a short and mighty sprint of brains colliding to prototype on solutions on real world problems. RHoK was held on December 2 -5, 2011 around the world. We were delighted to see some projects use Ushahidi.

Ready to RHoK!

Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) will be in 34 cities around the world on December 3 – 4, 2011. RHoK is a great way for software developers, knowledge workers and subject matter experts to converge, brainstorm, hack and prototype on real world problems.

RHoK Water Hackathon – Team Taarifa Won!

At Ushahidi, we’re big fans of Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK). Our team participates and organizes these important hackathons in a few locations. It is inspiring to encourage brainy hacks from global participants aimed at solving real-world problems.

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