At TEDxSA 2012, Letty Ozuna spoke about the San Antonio Area Broadband Network (SAABN) to provide high-speed Internet to schools, hospitals and other nonprofit organizations. Now San Antonio has made Google Fiber’s shortlist for providing high-speed infrastructure to residents.
And what would we do with better access? Regardless of how the connectivity is delivered, we’ll need websites, apps and projects to give better access to civic services and boost participation.
This Saturday, February 22, CodeAcross San Antonio invites geeks, designers, and anyone interested in building better access to the community to envision – and get started building – projects to make it easier to live and work here. On tap are keynotes on open data, open source in city government. code and design your way to a better civic future, along with open ideation and hack time so people can network, come up with ideas and start making cool things.
CodeAcross San Antonio Event Saturday, February 22, 2014
Location: Rackspace Global Headquarters, One Fanatical Place, San Antonio, TX
When: Saturday Feb. 22, 10am – 5pm
Who: We want designers, programmers, researchers, project managers, entrepreneurs, urbanists, and geeks of all kinds. All skill areas are welcome.
About: Free to attend, including free food
The event is hosted by the Code for America San Antonio team, and sponsored by Rackspace, the 80/20 Foundation, Geekdom, Microsoft and Esri.