vnyc

Month: 2019-02

2019-02-01

devin 00:30:54
me too - shall we say next Friday then?
lizbarry 02:49:39
I won't be here next Friday but that's fine. Option for you all to go ahead and meet, otherwise wait two weeks until Feb 15
lizbarry 02:50:06
also, hi @crlee!
katenicholson 21:07:54
Works for me.

2019-02-04

noneck 03:01:49
*ANNOUCING THE FOURTH NYC SCHOOL OF DATA* Join us on Saturday, 2 March 2019, for NYC School of Data — a community conference that demystifies the policies and practices around civic data, technology, and service design.

This year’s conference kicks off NYC’s annual Open Data Week and features OVER 24 sessions organized by NYC’s civic technology, data, and design community for YOU! Our conversations and workshops will feed your mind and empower you to improve your neighborhood.

This year’s conversations will focus on four key areas: digital literacy & privacy, smart & wise cities, effective & open government, and civic & government technology.

All participants will be served a light breakfast, lunch, snacks, and beverages.

Thanks to Microsoft, we will continue to have on-site, free childcare staffed by professionals from Sitter Studios.

Thanks to NYC Analytics for increasing government coordination to create a jam packed day of sessions, workshops, demos, lighting talks, and networking!

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To attend, you must purchase a ticket via Eventbrite!
https://nycsodata2019.eventbrite.com
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Eventbrite

NYC School of Data 2019

Join us on Saturday, 2 March 2019, for NYC School of Data — a community conference that demystifies the policies and practices around civic data, technology, and service design. This year’s conference kicks off NYC’s annual Open Data Week and features OVER 24 sessions organized by NYC’s civic technology, data, and design community for YOU! Our conversations and workshops will feed your mind and empower you to improve your neighborhood. This year’s conversations will focus on four key areas: digital literacy &amp; privacy, smart &amp; wise cities, effective &amp; open government, and civic &amp; government technology. All participants will be served a light breakfast, lunch, snacks, and beverages. Thanks to Microsoft, we will continue to have on-site, free childcare staffed by professionals from Sitter Studios. Thanks to NYC Analytics for increasing government coordination to create a jam packed day of sessions, workshops, demos, lighting talks, and networking! Selected Featured Sessions include: Assessing Tenant Harassment Through Open Data Smart Cities and Privacy, can they co-exist? Exploring Automated Decision Systems (ADS) through metadata Scaling Comprehensive Public Benefits Screening Via Application Protocol Interfaces (APIs) A Survey of Unique Identifiers in NYC Open Data: Joins, Sorrows, and Surprises Teaching Civics Through Open Data and Computer Science Can open contracting hold smart cities accountable? Neighborhood Challenge: Empowering Community Based Organizations Through Data and Technology Opening Data and How to Do it The future of community owned networks in NYC Selected Featured workshops include: Introduction to NYC Open Data via Data Journeys and BetaNYC’s BoardStat Data Visualization 101 Workshop Introduction to NYC’s Campaign Finance Data Getting started with ArcGIS and NYC's Open Data Metadata for All: a Hands-on Workshop Data For Humanity Game, learn about open data though a board game NYC Planning Labs Application and Developer Tools Showcase Scraping Human Services Data &amp; Seeing How Money Gets Spent Building Apps with DIY Databases Improving NYC’s Parking and Camera Violations / Parking Violations Data Biases in Open and Administrative Data More sessions and presentations to be announced!! ========================= Tickets: $100 - Solidarity Participant Pass - one participant pass, limited edition gift, &amp; $40 tax-deductible donation to BetaNYC. $60 - General Participant Pass (Early bird tickets $50 — Early bird tickets end Saturday, 9 Feb at Midnight) $30 - Government Participant Pass — To be eligible, complete this quick survey. Survey closes, 28 Feb <https://betanyc.forms.fm/SoData-2019-Gov-App> &gt; Free - Childcare Pass - Provided by Sitter Studios and Sponsored by Microsoft Apply to volunteer for a 2 hour shift, deadline to apply is 20 Feb <https://betanyc.forms.fm/sodata-2019-volunteer-app> &gt; Location: Galvanize, 303 Spring St, New York, NY 10013 Schedule of Sessions: 9:00 - Breakfast 10:00 - Keynote Session 11:00 - Session and Workshops 1 12:30 - Networking Lunch 1:45 - Session and Workshops 2 3:00 - Session and Workshops 3 4:15 - Session and Workshops 4 5:30 - Civic PechaKucha! 6:30 - FIN Thank you to 2019’s sponsors: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Microsoft Cities Fund for the City of New York Mozilla Foundation Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer Event Partners: Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics (MODA) NYC Open Data Week Team NYC Open Data Team Sitter Studios International Open Data Day 2019! Data &amp; Society Research Institution About the organizers: BetaNYC is a civic organization dedicated to improving lives in New York through civic design, technology, and data. They envision an informed and empowered public that can leverage civic design, technology, and data to hold government accountable, and improve their economic opportunity. Check out our research, events, and prototypes at <https://beta.nyc> Check out previous conference videos and materials at <https://schoolofdata.nyc> Read our community code of conduct at <http://bit.ly/betanyc-coc>

2019-02-05

noneck 00:53:52
FYI - Charter Revision Commission 2019 has released its four areas to explore. http://charter2019.nyc/pdfs/Proposed_Focus_Lists.pdf

2019-02-07

noneck 03:06:15
The Civic Engagement Commission has launched its application form.

>In November 2018, New York City voters approved the creation of a new Civic Engagement Commission. This brand new Commission is being populated for the first time and was the result of a robust participatory process – including the participation of New Yorkers in the Charter Revision Commission’s hearings and ultimately the participation of New Yorkers in voting to establish the Commission.

>The purpose of the Commission is “to enhance civic participation in order to enhance civic trust and strengthen democracy in New York City, including through the Commission's own initiatives and partnership with public and private entities related to civic service, volunteerism, stewardship of public spaces, civic education, participatory budgeting, participation in community boards, civic organizations and community groups, and other related activities, and to support and encourage New Yorkers to meaningfully participate in civic life.”

>If you are interested in applying to serve on the Commission please fill out the form below. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 22, 2019.


https://a002-irm.nyc.gov/EventRegistration/RegForm.aspx?eventGuid=c285dd2d-5cac-4df8-a246-d0e233ec0f5c

2019-02-16

devin 07:30:23
Hi everyone. So here's a belated update on the vTaiwan vidoes. CS gave me a hard drive with the raw videos. I tried a few ways to get them into the cloud and none seemed to work well so I bought a NAS (physical server) and puloaded the files to it. Seems to be working well enough.
devin 07:31:40
You can now access the videos via a file manager and also via a "VideoStation" app or sorts.
devin 07:32:45
I've never used this type of tech before so would be great to experiment how it can be best used.
devin 07:32:59
Currently you can see all the files and download them (kinda slowly) from here: http://gofile.me/4z3fq/Kzi1UhBAu
devin 07:33:56
I think VideoStation access is only accessible for users - which I can create. So please let me know if you'd like videostation access and also - please try to download videos and tell me how it works.
itsmisscs 02:19:00
I’d like access! <mailto:team@compositescollective.com|team@compositescollective.com>. Thanks!
devin 13:09:58
added you. you should get an email. Try adding your video. Maybe it'll just work.
devin 13:11:09
I'm just learning about all this stuff now. Pretty cool. Made a bit of a mess on the server desktop.
devin 13:12:34
If/when you try to add videos, do so by opening the "File Station" app, and putting the video in the folder video>Taiwan Training Videos and creating new folder there alongside Day 1 and Day 2 folders.

2019-02-17

itsmisscs 02:20:05
Rad!! Getting a physical server did not cross my mind when I was trying to get them into cloud. Thanks for taking this over and getting them up for everyone!
itsmisscs 02:21:04
Is it possible for me to upload the last 300-500 gb of zoom footage to the server or do you want to rendez vous for another swap?

2019-02-18

2019-02-23

noneck 00:25:23
There will be several vNYC'ers at School of Data. I hope yall can attend.