Kentucky: Louisville hackers code for public good

Hackers are not usually associated with the civil sector, but a hackathon organized by the Civic Data Alliance on Saturday brought together coders, designers and non-profits to create data projects for the public good.

As part of the national Code for America Day, more than two dozen volunteers hunkered down for eight hours of designing, coding and sifting through publicly available data at Code Louisville, 252 E Market Street. Representatives from the non-profit sector and Louisville Metro Government, including Mayor Greg Fischer, also participated in discussions about how apps and data could improve the flow of information and resources to the public.  Continue>>>