[ddj] HackinRio !!!
marianet at he.net
Tue Oct 15 12:23:37 UTC 2013
The hack day was free.
El oct 15, 2013 3:56 AM, "Marcelo Fernandes" <
marcelo.fernandes at infoglobo.com.br> escribió:
> Hi Mariano,
> Is this event free? I cant find any link about it.
> Marcelo Carvalho Fernandes
> Consultoria e Arquitetura de TI
> Infoglobo Comunicação e Participações S.A.
> +55 21 2534-9718
> 2013/10/11 Mariano Blejman <marianet at he.net>
>> Hi there, in case that some one from this list is in Rio this weekend
>> should join us!
>> Via Miguel Paz
>> Just in! US$ 7.000 in seed grants for best prototypes developed at Hack
>> in Rio
>> Mariano Blejman, director of the News Innovation Program for Latin
>> America (Pinlatam.org) and Justin Arenstein, executive committee
>> representative of the African Network of Centers for Investigative
>> Reporting (ANCIR), have announced that their organizations will pledge
>> US$ 7.000 in seed grants for best prototypes developed during Hack in
>> Rio, the hackday at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference, an
>> event that combines the 8th Global Investigative Journalism
>> Conference, the annual Latin America Investigative Journalism
>> Conference (COLPIN), and the International Congress of ABRAJI
>> (Brazil’s investigative journalism association).
>> The Conference starts this saturday in Rio de Janeiro and the hackday
>> will take place on sunday (register here
>> Following the conference theme, Hack in Rio will be focus on advancing
>> quality investigative journalism using technology on the 3 tracks
>> before mentioned: government corruption, sports corruption and
>> environmental issues.
>> SEED GRANTS
>> The US$ 7.000 in grants will be awarded to the best prototypes
>> developed at the hackday, for investigative data journalism
>> collaborations between African, Latinamerican and global media
>> partners. The micro-grants are meant to help teams build their hackday
>> ideas into early proofs-of-concept, which could unlock additional
>> funding and/or technical support. Project ideas and teams must be
>> added to the hackday dashboard http://hackinrio.hackdash.org
>> US$ 5.000 as micro-grants will be to kickstart the best project ideas
>> involving international collaborations with African news / data / tech
>> teams. These grants will be made in the name of the African Network of
>> Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR), underwritten by African
>> Media Initiative. US$ 2.000 of the micro-grants will serve the same
>> purpose for project ideas between international collaborations and
>> Latinamerican news / data / tech teams and will come from the
>> fund from PinLatam. Arenstein and Blejman are both Knight Fellows at
>> the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)
>> Africa related grants.
>> -1x US$ 2.000 seed grant
>> -3x US$ 1.000 seed grants
>> Latinamerica related.
>> -2x US$ 1.000 seed grants
>> RULES AND JURORS
>> The jury that will review the projects is integrated by:
>> -Brant Houston, GIJN
>> -Justin Arenstein, AMI
>> -Mariano Blejman, Pinlatam.org
>> -Ben Colmery, ICFJ
>> -Carlos Eduardo Huertas, Connectas
>> -Marcio Vasconcelos, Avina
>> -Giannina Segnini, La Nación, Costa Rica
>> The projects will have to be the result of the work done during the
>> Hack in Rio hackday. One hour before the end of the hackday, each team
>> will have to submit their projects for evaluation by jurors using the
>> submission form that will be provided to them. Juror will have one
>> week to review the projects and vote for each one of them. The
>> announcement of the seed grants will be done two weeks after the
>> Hackday and will be informed via IJNET.org and via email to all
>> hackday attendees.
>> In the event of a small number of Africa-specific projects or
>> Latinamerica-specific projects, or concerns about the viability of
>> project proposals, the jury may decide to award a smaller number of
>> higher value micro-grants. The jury also reserves the right to not
>> award any grants.
>> HACK IN RIO #hackinrio
>> -When: Sunday, october 13th, 2013. 9 am-7pm
>> -Where: Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. Room B1 (IAG)
>> -More information about the Conference: http://gijc2013.org/home/
>> Mariano Blejman - Knight International Journalism Fellow
>> International Center For Journalists
>> mblejman at knight.icfj.org
>> Hacks/Hackers Buenos Aires
>> marianet at he.net
>> mob: +5491150080629
>> skype: jfk_knoppixxx
>> twitter: @blejman @supleno @cult_digital @hackshackersba
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