While many people work in climate-controlled buildings, certain jobs require workers to toil in oppressive heat. Military personnel, firefighters, construction workers and many others don’t have many good options for keeping cool in their line of work. This spring, a…
Call for Code Hackathon 2018: Improving Disaster Preparedness and Resiliency
Over 100 students participated in the 2018 Call for Code Hackathon held at Syracuse University’s Bird Library this fall. Student hackers were given 24 hours to brainstorm and present ideas on how AI, Blockchain, Cloud, Data and IoT technologies can be uniquely utilized to improve disaster preparedness and resiliency across worldwide communities.
The event was hosted by The Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library, SU’s Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations and Syracuse University in partnership with IBM, David Clark Cause, United Nations Human Rights, The Linux Foundation and The American Red Cross.
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