National Day of Civic Hacking
Each new day comes with new opportunities to celebrate and become more aware of the things around us. Let us make this year more fruitful by learning
Each new day comes with new opportunities to celebrate and become more aware of the things around us. Let us make this year more fruitful by learning new things daily. We, at Brag Social, are here to spread awareness about the daily occurring events. Read on to find what is special today.
NATIONAL DAY OF CIVIC HACKING
This day is celebrated on September 12 every year. It is a nationwide day of action that was created by the Code for America Brigades, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and Second muse in collaboration with various federal agencies. Thousands of people across the world use this day for good in their creativity and technology, design, and innovation to strengthen communities. Use this day to join developers, designers, government employees, data scientists, journalists, and your fellow citizens at a special event in your city.
HOW TO CELEBRATE THIS DAY
Attend a civic hacking event- You can browse any event in your local area. Many people are looking for different events and hundred of events have been arranged and organized which you should attend.
Learn how to code- You can also go to a local library and read books regarding coding also sign up to some courses. You can take the help of a minded-coder to brush up on the skills so that you can give your best on this auspicious day.
Use #hackforchange on social media- You can also explore #hackforchange on social media handles like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and can see and enjoy what other people are doing on this day. You can also post if you are visiting in any hacking event with #hackforchange and let people know what the things you are doing.
CIVIC HACKING is beneficial directly to communities. These benefits include technological advances in their food options, environmental quality, and the criminal justice system.
Civic technologists can draw on data from federal, state, and local sources to co-create solutions geared toward expanding opportunities for all. National Day of Civic Hacking is a perfect day for local citizens to develop innovative ways to improve the discoverability, accessibility, and usability of data.
Today we are celebrating National Video Games Day too.
This day is being celebrated since 1940. The video game industry is an 18 billion-dollar industry and is suitable and played by people of every age. If a day alone doesn’t appeal to you, round up some friends for a multiplayer game! You can also enjoy this day by bringing new video games to your collection and also by inviting your friends and playing a multiplayer game.
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