Philanthropic hackers promote disaster relief

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 2:51pm EST

A global event for philanthropic hackers and software engineers is coming up soon.

Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) is an effort to bring the best and brightest hackers from around the world together with risk management experts. The objective: to develop software that can essen disaster risk and improve global response where disasters strike.

Their latest hacking for humanity event is set for December 4th and 5th. The hack-a-thon will be taking place in numerous cities around the world, with a Main Stage event on each continent and many more global satellite locations.

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