A press release for Hacking Homelessness, a 48-hour competitive hackathon next weekend in Manchester, UK. Full disclosure: I wrote and got paid for this press release. And Cryptosphere contributor Joe Fionda is going to be one of the judges!
What do you get when you combine a hundred hackers with a bunch of business billionaires? Just maybe a solution for global homelessness!
Manchester, UK, April 15, 2016: At 9am on April 21, the Business Rocks conference in Manchester will welcome the 48-hour Hackathon for Homelessness, bringing together hackers from around the globe, billionaire business leaders, and international activists to collaborate on producing a technological solution for the growing problem of global homelessness.
“They say that a nation should be judged by how they treat their most vulnerable and if trends in criminalization of the impoverished and homeless is any indication, the US & UK are absolutely losing this battle,” says US activist and actor Joe Fionda, one of the Hackathon panelists.“The objective to the hackathon is to develop a universal human rights framework. We have government systems that have…
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