Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×
Government

+ - White House Announces National Civic Hacking Days->

Submitted by
judgecorp
judgecorp writes "People who dislike the fact that the word "hacking" is now only used for cyber crime will be pleased that the White House has announced that June 1 and 2 will be National Days of Civic Hacking — meaning programming. Citizens will be encouraged to use computer skills to contribute to social issues. More seriously, the initiative could also boost the social standing of science and tech skills (or STEM subjects as they are called). And it's got a nice old-fashioned patriotic flavour to it. What's not to like?"
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

White House Announces National Civic Hacking Days

Comments Filter:

... though his invention worked superbly -- his theory was a crock of sewage from beginning to end. -- Vernor Vinge, "The Peace War"

Working...