Flo Bacca and her team are working on the Ethics Challenge to simplify the current process of identifying whether the giver of a gift is a lobbyist. Users will be able to enter the name of the person or corporation giving the gift into the website and then will receive a clear “yes or no” answer.

Flo Bacca and her team are working on the Ethics Challenge to simplify the current process of identifying whether the giver of a gift is a lobbyist. Users will be able to enter the name of the person or corporation giving the gift into the website and then will receive a clear “yes or no” answer.

Joshua Turcotte is working on the Patent Application Publication Notification System to utilize crowdsourcing from citizens. He’s involved in civic hacking and attends Code for Nova Brigade meetings because of his interest in getting things done as well in sparking others’ enthusiasm.  

Joshua Turcotte is working on the Patent Application Publication Notification System to utilize crowdsourcing from citizens. He’s involved in civic hacking and attends Code for Nova Brigade meetings because of his interest in getting things done as well in sparking others’ enthusiasm.  

Andrew Yuan and Truc-Mai Luu are from the Environmental Protection Agency and presented the Harmful Algal Bloom Mobile Application Challenge. The problem had thus far not been worked on until today, and is a major environmental issue throughout America. They are trying to “reach out to more event organizers” to get more people involved, and their team was tackling the first part of the problem, the color-detecting component for pictures of the algal blooms. 

Andrew Yuan and Truc-Mai Luu are from the Environmental Protection Agency and presented the Harmful Algal Bloom Mobile Application Challenge. The problem had thus far not been worked on until today, and is a major environmental issue throughout America. They are trying to “reach out to more event organizers” to get more people involved, and their team was tackling the first part of the problem, the color-detecting component for pictures of the algal blooms.