I just got pinged by Dan Morris of the BBC on Facebook (yeah it is up again) about a really cool event in London on the 22nd of August:
YOUNG REWIRED STATE
Hack the Government, 22-23 August @ Google.
Young Rewired State is a free two-day hackday for young people work in
small teams to create software hacks using open Government data.
Government will be there and listening to what you have to say and
show. Groups will present at the end of the event to press, web &
business judges, and representatives from Government – There will be
WHEN & WHERE
22-23 August at the Google offices in London.
If you want, you can bring your parent along with you, we’ll promise
to keep them busy while you hack. Support is available for travel and
overnight stay for you if you need it.
The date is getting close now so please signup now if you’re
interested in attending!
We’re expecting a mix of technical ability, so chances are you’ll fit
in just fine. So, whether you just dabble with HTML or dream in
machine code, this event is for definitely for you!
We have the largest set of open Government data going, all available
for you to use. Experienced hacker mentors will be assigned to groups,
and can help as much or as little as you need.
INFO & SIGNUP
Pass it on!