- Roughly 200 programmers congregated
Saturday in the Doe Library at the University of California, Berkeley,
to take part in a hackathon focusing on NASA’s earth sciences programs
and the Department of Energy.
- Wired reported the group of coders had the common goal of saving data that could be deleted or otherwise tucked away under Trump.
- Using web-crawler scripts and patching together data sets, the hackers were able to successfully preserve 8,404 web pages onto the Internet Archive — a digital library with a plethora of screenshots from websites — and download 25GB of data from 101 public datasets. Read more (2/14/17 3:06 PM)