הסדנא לידע ציבורי
CivicHack has 2 tracks
1. Challenges Track – pick a new challenge, build a team, and compete for a prize.
2. Projects Track – join one of Hasadna long term projects.
The challenges are stand-alone problems, designed for a team of 1-5 members to solve within the weekend. You will be scored for technical elegance and creative interpretation. The challenges are open ended and you are encouraged to come up with extra features and analytical insights.
Municipality Comparator – develop a tool that will compare between municipalities based on socio-economic, geo and demographic parameters of your choice + funding transferred from the state budget. Use BudgetKey API and LAMAS data (details).
The people behind the NGOs – analyze amutot data to detect connections between organizations based on address, founder names etc.
Parse text protocols from Knesset committees.
NLP – analyze protocols (Hebrew), to identify subjects of discussion etc.
Open public transport
Mobile – develop an app for passengers to report late train and bus arrivals.
Unsupervised ML – detect anomalies in bus trip data, such as late departures, deviation from planned route, unusual delays along the route etc. Data: real-time GPS bus trips (from SIRI)
Web – create a Leaflet map that plots the bus routes.
Show shape of planed route, stops, other lines that pass at the stop, trip info etc.
D3 – create a beautiful visualization of financial markets data.
The portfolios of institutional investors (pension funds, insurance companies etc who manage our savings) hold a wide variety of assets – from stock, to derivatives to real estate. We want to see what our money is doing.
Analyze the data about the distribution of assets of institutional investors.
Data: road accidents, published by למ”ס.
Explore the trends in fatal casualties, and look for explanations.
Explore patterns in accidents related to drivers, interchanges, injured etc.