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Posted by on Aug 28, 2012 in Software |

Hacks / Hackers Buenos Aires: The event to redesign development journalism and the media

Hacks / Hackers Buenos Aires: The event to redesign development journalism and the media

Hacks / Hackers is an international event that takes place in various locations around the planet and will have a new edition in Argentina, this time for three days, where journalists, designers, publishers and software developers meet to collaborate in building the future of media.

The Argentine group already has over 700 members and is part of an organization that had its first meeting in San Francisco in November 2009 and now has thousands of members worldwide.

This year will be held in three days, on 30 and 31 August and 1 September Konex Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, and will feature interactive news team of the British newspaper The Guardian, the group Knight Mozilla Open News, Evan Tyson, deputy director of interactive news at The New York Times and other local and international data journalism world.

/ Buenos Aires has held 13 conferences since its inception in April 2011, and today is considered the fifth largest community in the world, behind New York, San Francisco, London and Boston.

All activities of the three days are with free admission with enrollment forecasts to except the workshop that will provide the team of The Guardian, who will present a clinic in Buenos Aires where they wait six hours to guide a group of journalists, programmers and designers by creating interactive content with a multidisciplinary team: from basic concepts to the design / mock-ups, interactive design, data processing, and depending on the speed of the teams, reaching the prototype. The objective of the workshop will expose one of the processes within a large organization especially when deadlines, decision making, and prioritization and provide support in specific knowledge, including editing, interaction design and development.

The end result will be, as the organizers say, “have a series of wireframes or, hopefully, a piece with moving parts. You have to bring the laptop and lots of energy. “

The event can be followed by @HacksHackersBA or through their official site http://meetupba.hackshackers.com

Link: Hacks / Hackers Buenos Aires announces its ‘Media Party’ (IJNet)

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