Projects

From inspiring digital advocates to awesomely talented entrepreneurs… See who’s making Kansas City a better place to live.

Hacking the Gigabit City

On the weekend of March 22-24, 2013, more than 130 developers, technologists and visionaries gathered at the Google Fiber Space in Kansas City for three days of pitching, envisioning, and coding next-generation applications capable of taking advantage of gigabit connectivity.

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aSTEAM Village

The aSTEAM Village incorporates immersive learning in STEAM areas (science, tech, engineering, arts, math) for students while simultaneously providing parents opportunities for personal growth.

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KC Digital Media Lab

Transcending traditional library boundaries, KCDML equips urban youth with deep technical learning experiences, from audio-video production to virtual reality game design.

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PlanIT Impact

Birthed at Hacking the Gigabit City 2013, PlanIT Impact is a visually immersive, data-driven planning tool for designers and builders.

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Connecting for Good

The only nonprofit for digital inclusion, Connecting for Good provides wireless mesh networks, community technology centers, low-cost refurbished PCs and free digital life skills classes.

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Acre Designs

Acre is building the home of the future – reinventing the American home to be efficient, affordable and smart. We create a new framework for how homes are designed and built, delivering better solutions for the next generation.

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Civic Tech Forum and Apps Showcase

Created for Code for America’s CodeAcross celebration, the Civic Tech Forum and Showcase brought together 29 City Council Candidates and civic app developers for an innovation summit at Union Station.

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Gigabit Explorer Challenge

Organized by US Ignite and Google Fiber, the Gigabit Explorer Challenge threw down the gauntlet for developers to aim sky high in creating applications that would fully leverage gigabit fiber.

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KC Digital Roadmap

Kansas City, Missouri’s Digital Roadmap (est. 02/2015) focuses on Digital Inclusion, Open Government, Engagement, Industry and Smart City

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