London Hackathon

Which cars crash most? Which automobile companies had to recall their cars over the last ten years and how does current news relate to news in the financial automobile industry domain from the last ten years? On Friday 30 2015 three teams tried to answer these questions during the NewsReader Hack Day in London. At the foot of the Big Ben (to be precise, at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors), participants explored NewsReader’s analyses of 1.3 million articles about…

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NewsReader World Cup Hack Day

A long time ago*, in a galaxy far, far away** we ran the NewsReader World Cup Hack Day. *Actually it was on the 10th June . **It was in the Westminster Hub, London. The NewsReader project has been running for about 18 months, so we are half way through. We’d always planned to use Hack Days to showcase the technology we have been building and to guide our future work. The World Cup Hack Day was the first of these…

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Come hack with NewsReader!

Are you interested in getting your hands dirty with the NewsReader technology? Are you interested in finding out what the NewsReader data enrichments can do for your questions? Are you a data journalist, hacker, or visualisation specialist? Are you up for building a visualisation or  app in a day? Come join us for the first NewsReader hackathon on June 10 in London! As a special theme for this hackathon we have chosen the football World Cup. We will provide information…

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