almost 3 years ago

Thanks for participating, and notes for hacking on!

Hi all, thanks again to everyone who participated!  I've marked all the submissions as "winners" so folks can keep discussing and updating those, and the discussion forum is also open.  It'd be great if folks can keep sharing summaries of associations they've found, as those help others put together patterns :)  I'll be collating things folks have found into a summary document over the next week.


almost 3 years ago

Announcing the winners

The votes are in! Go to the gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the excellent submissions.

Even though the competition is over, don't stop hacking. Use your portfolio to keep your project up to date and get feedback from fellow makers.


almost 3 years ago

Reminder to Submit!

Hi all, this is a friendly reminder to submit your HackEbola work to ChallengePost -- analyses can, of course, continue, but this is an important marker for us to synchronize and share what you all the awesome work you all have done so far!  Please be sure to submit today.

Specifically, several teams have noted that their findings are very preliminary/may biased/may not be significant.  That's okay!  We've been seeing that many teams have been coming up with similar preliminary findings using different analysis approaches, and that's already an interesting finding!  No one's expecting us to "solve" the Ebola crisis;…

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almost 3 years ago

Final Presentations and Submissions

Hi all, for those of you who will be presenting at Harvard tomorrow, please use the following 4-slide template for your presentations.  Presentations should be up to 4 minutes; we'll have time for Q&A after blocks of presentations on similar topics.

For everyone: in your submissions, please include the following:

1) Question asked.

2) Data sources used and wrangled.

3) Analysis approach.

4) Major findings, Implications and Limitations.

We will be combining all of your awesome insights into a document to be distributed to people working on the Ebola crisis as well as potentially a Humanitarian Technology conference.  You'll have…

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