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‘Hackers’ Come Together to Improve Life in Houston

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 […]

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 life in Greater Houston. The Hackathon runs from noon Saturday through noon on Sunday at the Houston Technology Center.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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