#peacehack London 2017: hacking for peace at our #robotsforpeace workshop

Last weekend, we built a flock of twitterbots at two #peacehacks in London and Brierfield to spread messages of peace on Twitter for International Peace Week. The latest hackathon joined a campaign from Build Up and International Alert to build #robotsforpeace to reach as many people as possible and get #peaceday trending on Twitter. Tech[…]

#peacehackLDN: And the Winners are…..

The ten hack teams pitched their ideas to the audience and our amazing panel of judges – Dr Sue Black OBE, Founder of TechMums and Author ‘Saving Bletchley’, Peter Barron, VP Communications & Public Affairs Google EMEA, Georgiy Kassabli, Software Engineer Facebook and Mana Farooghi, Senior Peacebuilding Programme Officer at International Alert. The ten projects:[…]

#peacehackZRH winners

Hacking the hack and winners at #peacehackZRH

At #peacehackZRH hosted by the Build Peace conference in Zurich, developers worked on problem statements provided by the Build Peace Fellows. We hacked the hack this time – shifting our usual structure of separate teams competing – as the developers were keen to work on all three problem statements. They worked together in 3 hour[…]