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4885_eedb5358e9_small October 16, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Better Agendas, a search engine for Omaha City Council agendas, won the programming competition Hack Omaha Saturday on the campus of Metropolitan Community College. "Our team focused on making Omaha's city council agendas more usable," Better Agenda's Matt Steele said in an email interview Monday. "The agendas currently are stored in PDF format, which doesn't lend itself … read more

3983_c08201dba4_small April 16, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Omaha Food Fight, an app that challenges users to guess the cleanliness of local food establishments, won first place over the weekend at the inaugural Hack Omaha, a programming competition, in the style of Startup Weekend, that required teams to base their projects on datasets of public government information. The event, produced and hosted by the Omaha World-Herald, brought out more than 50 developers, designers, journalists and civic instigators. The World-Herald supplied datasets to the competitors and required each project be, in the spirit of the event, open-sourced. … read more

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