Hacks/Hackers Brighton live streams its first meetup

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Brighton, England’s Hacks/Hackers kickoff event starts today with a great lineup planned. Better yet, Hacks/Hackers Brighton will be live streaming the talks at Journalism.co.uk around 3:30 BST (10:30 a.m. ET/7:30 a.m. PT or check your local time)

You can also follow along on Twitter at #hhbtn.

Scheduled speakers include:

  • Tom Hume and James Hugman from Future Platforms, showing Guardian Anywhere, an unofficial Guardian app for Android
  • Robert Douglas from Ribot, who will demo a yet-to-be-released HTML5 Web app for mobile powered by the Guardian API
  • Laura Oliver, community coordinator at the Guardian, who will show how Ushahidi-powered Crowdmap was used during clean up after the riots.
  • Erik Hersman, Ushahidi co-founder, who will give some more examples of how the Ushahidi platform has been used.
  • Andy Hume from ClearLeft, who’ll be talking about mapping and guiding attendees in something a little more hands on.
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