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SMART CITIES & FUTURE OF WORK

 

Challenges

 

Judges will award three teams of Hackers prizes of $3,000 for 1st place, $1,500 for 2nd place and $500 for 3rd place. The top collegiate team will be awarded $1,500. The top veteran team will be awarded $1,000.

 
 
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Civic Engagement

Develop solutions to improve relationships between community members and government officials and agencies by leveraging social media platforms and cloud communication platforms such as twilio.

More information found below under Additional Resources

 
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COMMUNITY SAFTEY

Provide solutions for better communication with public safety agencies. Leverage social media platforms to increase engagement between law enforcement and community groups. Develop mobile technology to increase response time to public safety agencies.

 
 
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FUTURE OF WORK

Provide opportunities to advance workers' digital skills by leveraging A.I., online learning platforms, blended learning models to create the digital workforce needed to meet the demand of our digital innovation economy. Incorporate existing digital platforms such as youtube or codeacademy to rapidly increase workforce skills and create innovative mentorship opportunities. 

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SMART TRANSPORTATION

Provide solutions to improve personal and business commute by leveraging the internet of things, smart sensors, autonomous vehicles, and innovate transportation platforms such as uber or lyft to decrease congestion and to reduced pollution. Therefore improving the quality of life for people living in cities.