On Sept. 19, 2015, Hackforge launched ODWE.ca , the first community open data portal in Ontario. The launch included data sets made available through our community partners Ford City Neighbourhood Renewal and Pathway to Potential.
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Ranked Ballots Windsor is a citizen-led, non-partisan project to bring ranked ballots to Windsor in time for the 2018 Municipal Election
Organizer of the Maptime Windsor-Essex. We had our first meetup on May 13th, 2014. Maptime is a collection of beginner-focused community groups for learning geospatial technology, techniques, and concepts, particularly using open source tools and hands-on practice and exercises.
On February 22nd, 2014, Open Data Day was celebrated at Hackforge as part of the Open Data Windsor Essex efforts. We had four speakers including myself who presented a brief welcome and introduction to Open Data as well as an Introduction to Web Mapping.
With fellow Hackforge Board members, Doug Satori and Anjana Jacob, I helped organize the Women in Technology Roundtable held in conjunction with the Grand Opening of Hackforge on May 30th, 2013.
Founding member of the Hackforge non-profit board dedicated to establishing a “hackerspace” in the City of Windsor.
On June 25th, 2012, I hosted an “Learn Something” Kitchen Party at the Williams Cafe in the University of Windsor’s Leddy Library. This informal event was part of the 2012 Mozilla Summer Code Party. The goal: help millions of people move from using the web to making the web. As part of Mozilla’s non-profit mission, […]
Our organizational team hosted code4lib North at the University of Windsor, May 24 and 25th, 2012. code4lib is a volunteer-driven collective of hackers, designers, architects, curators, catalogers, artists and instigators from around the world, who largely work for and with libraries, archives and museums on technology “stuff.”
Founding member and Treasurer of the Olde Walkerville Residents Association. The purposes of the Olde Walkerville Residents Association are to promote, support, facilitate, coordinate, or undertake activities that will enhance the well-being and character of the Olde Walkerville community
In the summer of 2011, Candace Nast and myself organized a summer series of some of the Digital Humanities work done at the University of Windsor. As part of the series, I gave a talk on June 15th entitled “Making Ebooks: From WordPress to EPUB”