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Hackathon ICT Aims To Marry Civic Duty With Technology


Open Wichita, a local initiative that advocates for open data in Wichita, will be holding a hackathon on Saturday.

The 24-hour event brings together civic-minded people and computer programmers to help devise meaningful tools to put into the hands of the community.

It’s all part of Code for America’s National Day of Civic Hacking, an initiative that works to combine civic duty with technology.

The event, which takes place at Century II, begins on Saturday at 10 a.m., and will run until 4 p.m. on Sunday.

For more information visit http://hackathonict.com.

Hugo Phan is a Digital News Reporter at KMUW, and founding member of the KMUW Movie Club. After years of being a loyal listener, he signed up to be a KMUW volunteer and joined the station's college student group before becoming a digital assistant in 2013.