Over 2.7 million people call the City of Chicago their home. Living in such a large, diverse city inevitably includes challenges as well as benefits that local government cannot always manage. For those residents who wish to volunteer their time, improve their neighborhood or city environmentally and economically but don’t know how to contribute: enter civic hacking.
I’ve always wanted to attend a hackation but avoided to since I assumed they were developer-only events. Stumbling upon the Open Gov Hack Night peaked my interest but I still had little hope that I’d have the technical know-how to actually be helpful. Then I read the description…
Last Thursday, I attended a great event hosted by Educelerate entitled “UX for .EDU”. The engaging panel included a good mix of designers, technologists, and educators offering their points of view on the importance of user experience in education-focused products.
Drupal has been gaining popularity as a powerful, user-friendly and well-supported CMS framework for clients that wish to take charge of their website’s content and structure. To keep pace with demand we’ve brought on Henry Pleas to join our team of Drupal ninjas.