May 2015 Meetup Review
May 18 2015

May Meetup with Aquidneck Island Guests In preparation for our National Day of Civic Hacking event at the State House on June 6th, we met with some hackers from Aquidneck Island who were also planning an event on June 6th. We explored how we could combine the events.Through collaboration our...


March 2015 Meetup Review
March 16 2015

March Meetups with Guest Speakers February was tough on your local civic hackers. Our early month meetup was snow-bliterated, and the late month edition featured a temperature of 49F inside the TRI-Lab. So enough about February. March brought our meetups to a new level with excellent guest speakers both nights....


January 2015 Update
January 20 2015

2015 is off to a great start for Code Island, with two great meetups in January and lots of new faces. If you click over to our Join page, you can see who’s been contributing to our work. Announcements Starting in February, we’re switching our meetups to Monday evenings and...


Early December 2014 Meetup
December 02 2014

Not too much report, per se, but the budget visualization sankey chart is looking great. Now we just need to make the RI data work with this tool. And Thom Guertin confirmed that a Google Trekker will be available to Code Island sometime in 2015. When we have a firm...


Nov 18 Meetup Notes
November 18 2014

We got a bit of a late start, but we covered a lot of ground quickly. We’ve got some events coming up, starting in early 2015, that we need to get planning on. First one is the one-year anniversary event in February 2015, and then the National Day of Civic...


Candidates Questionnaire Project Complete
October 22 2014

Project: Candidates Questionnaire STATUS: Complete! Code Island has completed its first project! We created a questionnaire asking the Providence mayoral candidates to go "on the record" with their positions on open data...and they responded. We published the responses, and hopefully, they had an impact on the race. The What and...


Early September 2014 Meetup
September 02 2014

Code Island held its second post-summer meetup on September 2nd. As usual, we met at Tri Lab, starting at 6pm. Sadly, your Storyteller arrived late, and the meet-up was already in full swing. I missed the review by co-captain Ryan Kelly of various projects from other brigades around the country...


Late August 2014 Meetup
August 27 2014

After an unexpectedly long summer haitus, Code Island resumed our regular meetups at 6pm on Tuesday, August 19th at Tri Lab in Davol Square. In fact, we’ve booked that time at that location on first and third Tuesday of each month through the end of the year. This will be...