Hackcamp – the hacks, the winners .. the movie!

LinkedGov had its first hack camp last weekend (April 9th and 10th) in Shoreditch, organised with the fantastic help of Geeks of London. ‘Keep Calm and Hack On’ was a roaring success, may thanks to all of you who heeded our call to ‘Enlist for Victory!’

Over the weekend 19 hacks were submitted, and some mighty good hacks they were. Here are the prize winners:

Winner of Jury’s and People’s Choice
Alec Muffet, Francisco Baptista, Patrick Sinclair
Winner of the “Serious Silliness” award
Johanna  Kollmann, K Vong, Seyi Ogunyemi
Winner of the “Best UX” award
Sam Machin
Co-winner of the “Best Mobile App” award
Kieran Gutteridge
Co-winner of the “Best Mobile App” award
Adam Braimbridge
Winner of “Best use of data/Best commercial sauce” award
Tom Gladhill

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The EU tariff dataset/API and Foreign & Commonwealth Office travel advice API seem to have been particular favourites to hack with. If you have any requests for public data that we can help facilitate please get in touch!

You can watch a video of the presentations courtesy of @ProactivePaul.

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Apr 2011
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