Geeks for good: Programmers hack socially useful programs

| GroundUp Staff
Hackers and other interested parties listened to people present ideas for socially useful web applications. Photo courtesy of Greg Solik.

From Friday evening through to Sunday afternoon, Cape Town computer programmers and web designers took part in the Coding for Democracy Hackathon.

The programmers gathered at the Ndifuna Ukwazi offices in the city centre and spent three days writing code and exploring ideas for web and phone applications that could be useful for achieving social justice.

TOPICS:  Society

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