Capture: A Community Filmmaking Project
A crowdsourced film challenge uniting the arts and tech scenes of two gigabit cities: Kansas City and Chattanooga.
Hack Kansas City: The National Day of Civic Hacking
HackKC 2015 was a two-day hackathon co-organized by the Code for KC Brigade and KC Digital Drive and held at the UMKC School of Law. More than 40 hackers advanced 7 projects.
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.
KC Digital Roadmap
Kansas City, Missouri’s Digital Roadmap (est. 02/2015) focuses on Digital Inclusion, Open Government, Engagement, Industry and Smart City
Digital Inclusion Fund
In 2014, more than $300,000 was awarded to community organizations actively working to bridge the digital divide. The search is on for this year’s grantees.
Kansas City Startup Village
The Kansas City Startup Village (KCSV) is an entrepreneur-led community helping to grow and support
Kansas City entrepreneurs and the startup ecosystem.
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.
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.
Born out of the first Hacking the Gigabit City event, Sportsphotos.com was founded by developer and shutterbug Brandon Schatz as a social marketplace for photographers of sporting events.
Software Lending Library
Developed out of the first Hacking the Gigabit City event, Software Lending Library is just as it sounds: Use it to check out software onto any desktop, anywhere.