Hack Northeast Ohio June 1st and 2nd, 2013

Mapping the Parks

Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Looking for a challenge as a designer, developer, or local parks expert? In this challenge, we will be working with local parks data to join and clean up datasets, fix bugs, propose user interface design changes, and identify local points of interest and entrances using aerial photography and GIS in our parks system for our region's mapping application. See a similar park application

Census American Community Challenge

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced

Looking to start fresh to brainstorm, design, and develop a prototype application using open data, made available by the Census Bureau, in two days? This challenge is for you!

(1) Develop an application that helps business and local governments learn about the socio-economic characteristics of a community to enable evidence-driven decisions that foster local economic development and/or job creation OR (2) develop an application that helps local governments plan for disaster recovery by knowing who lives and works in a community. Learn more about the Census challenge

SummitWiki: Content from Local Experts

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Do you have a lot of local knowledge about Summit County? This challenge is for you! We are looking for content to fill SummitWiki, a local wiki (like that of Wikipedia) documenting all things Summit County, and we need your expertise to fill in the blanks! SummitWiki started in late February of this year, and we would like to use it to showcase all of the great places and great things to do in our area. We aspire to have 500 well-written wiki pages by the end of the year. If you need inspiration, just browse around Santa Cruz's wiki.
See SummitWiki in it's infancy