Roundup events Event Roundup, Nov 26

Knight Lab and local Hacks/Hackers meetups this week. Two multi-city, international hackathons this weekend as well as a Hurricane Sandy hackathon in New York.

Project records public Rhode Island General Assembly Attendance Data

Rhode Island General Assembly Attendance Data

From paper and PDF records to live text to database to interactive tool, step by step.

Project dataviz Miso Project

Miso is an open source toolkit designed to expedite the creation of high-quality interactive storytelling and data visualisation content.

Project Varnish Solr Ruby on Rails community WordPress education SchoolBook

The New York Times and WNYC have joined forces on a new site dedicated to news, data and conversation about schools in New York City. SchoolBook is now the main place to find coverage of schools in New York by The Times and WNYC. SchoolBook’s home page will mix those news, feature and multimedia stories with essays by members of the education community, as well as photos, videos, queries, comments and more.