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Third Houston Hackathon Brings Designers and Programmers Together to Improve Life in the City

Posted on · This weekend (May 16-17, 2015) programmers, graphic designers and other multimedia professionals will participate in the third City of Houston Hackathon. Now, the word “hack” might conjure something negative, but — as organizer Jeff Reichman tells Houston Matters’ Michael Hagerty — the purpose is to bring together dozens of the city’s creative professionals to find ways […]

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‘Hackers’ Come Together to Improve Life in Houston

Posted on · This weekend, programmers, graphic designers and other multimedia professionals will participate in the second City of Houston Hackathon. Now, the word “hack” might conjure something negative, but — as organizer Jeff Reichman tells Houston Matters’ Michael Hagerty — the purpose is to bring together dozens of the city’s creative professionals to find ways to improve […]

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Firefighter Anniversary, Civil Rights Act & Houston Hackathon: Houston Matters for Wed., May 28, 2014

Posted on · A year ago this weekend, the Houston Fire Department suffered its greatest loss of life in one blaze, as four Houston firefighters died in a hotel fire. Captain Matthew Renaud, Robert Garner, Anne Sullivan and Robert Bebee were inside the motel when the roof collapsed on them. An investigation into what happened that day will […]