NC School Monitor Prototyping

Each year NCDPI makes 1.5 million rows of student achievement data available as open data. This goes down to each grade and subject all of NC’s 2,600 public and charter schools. The school monitor enables the public to visualize and compare this data. This encourages parent involvement and choice in their children’s current and potential schools.

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Adopt a Drain, Park, Etc.... Prototyping

OBJECTIVE: To bring the Adopt a Drain web app deployed in San Francisco to Durham.

The problem: many stormwater drains in Durham are covered in leaves.

How you can help:

Project Links: https://hackpad.com/Adopt-a-drain-hydrant-…-Code-for-Durham-JR1fp2UnN6M

Background

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Durham Born Exhibit Interactive Prototyping

The Museum of Durham History is installing an exhibit on Durham’s historic hospitals (Watts, Lincoln, and Duke) in the Health and Human Services building (414 E Main). The exhibit contains text and images, and the MoDH is interested in prototyping an interactive element that will allow people who were born in these hospitals to show their Durham pride.

The exhibit started out at the History Hub, where staff and volunteers noticed that a lot of visitors proudly declared that they were born in these hospitals. As it makes its way into the community, the MoDH wants to nurture that pride…

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Bike Safety Application Prototyping

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Bike Safety App Memo (background and more details)

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Problem

Isidro Razo, 49, was the latest bike rider to die on his way to work in Durham on May 25 on Angier Avenue. That makes four bike-related victims in the past 6 months in Durham. Despite deadly and risky biking conditions in Durham, the transition to a more bike-friendly community is slow and infrastructure budgets are not being accelerated. Policy makers…

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NC Food Inspector Prototyping

NC Food Inspector started as a map-based website designed to give citizens easy access to current and past public health scores at restaurants in our community. The original project worked with Durham County to open up inspection data which can be used by an other groups as well here: data.dconc.gov

The currently active phase of the project is working with Wake County to integrate their data into the existing site and illustrate how the CDC's five risk factors of foodborne illness relate to a resturant's inspection score.

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CityGram (Redeploy) Prototyping

How you can help if you are a…..

  • Citizen (Non-Tech) Opinions Needed : These tasks need non-technical, organization, brain-storming, contacting someone, some copy writing, or just help thinking about the task at hand. List of Opinion Tasks
  • Frontend: These tasks will require maybe a little HTML, some CSS, a maybe little Javascript. List of Frontend Tasks
  • Backend : The backend tasks will likely need help from someone with a little Ruby…
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