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GiveCamp Orlando 2012

GiveCamp Orlando

Location

FullSail
3300 University Blvd
Winter Park, FL 32792
Oct 26 2012 12:00a Oct 28 2012 - 12:00a

GiveCamp Orlando is a weekend-long event where technical & design professionals join forces to donate their time and talent with the goal of creating custom software solutions for local non-profits.

Florida DrupalCamp 2012

Florida DrupalCamp 2012

Location

Rollins College Crummer Business School
1000 Holt Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789
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Feb 11 2012 12:00a Feb 12 2012 - 12:00a

Florida DrupalCamp: learning, teaching and growing community

Florida DrupalCamp is the annual regional gathering of Drupal developers, decision makers, end users, and site administrators. The event is friendly and open, provides hands on learning, expert teaching, and active networking.

Use Drupal to build everything from personal blogs to enterprise applications. Thousands of add-on modules and designs let you build any site you can imagine. Drupal is free, flexible, robust and constantly being improved by hundreds of thousands of passionate people from all over the world. Join us!

A Brazilian magazine that breaks all the rules

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I found this amazing video in Portuguese with English subtitles from a TEDx event in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Definitely worth checking out, and reading through it.

Roberta Faria, How a magazine can become a social project and help people

Hackathon: Building Apps for Charity

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commandN is one of the premier video podcasts in the world, not to mention one of the longest-running. In a recent episode, they featured a short documentary about a Hackfest in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Held at a Coworking space in Halifax called The Hub, a group of designers, programmers and marketers gathered to create small applications for entertainment, social connections, and creativity. The apps are then sold on the iTunes store, with all benefits going to charity.

The segment, from commandN episode 214 is called "Spotlight", and it starts about 5 minutes in to the video:

FLCreatives 25: Chris Jones of Caring Compy

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Download Podcast 25
flcreatives_25_caringcompy.mp3
Length: 21:50

In 2008, Chris Jones put together a charity project which collects unused computers, installs free software, and trains a needy family or organization in the care and use. Caring Compy will soon have non-profit status, and we couldn't be more proud of our Florida Creatives membership.

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