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Submission + - Over 2,000 Developers Worldwide Create Apps In #hack4good Coding Marathon

rjmarvin writes: During a 48-hour period last week from Oct. 4-6, over 2,000 independent developers in 21 cities worldwide created apps http://sdt.bz/64202 for world charities to help solve humanitarian and environmental problems. In cities including Kathmandu, Nepal, London, Minsk, New Delhi, New York; San Francisco, Tel Aviv and Toronto, coders worked on very little sleep for free coffee and pizza to create apps dealing with environmental conservation, climate change, education issues, global hunger, and emergency communication after earthquakes and other natural disasters.
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Over 2,000 Developers Worldwide Create Apps In #hack4good Coding Marathon

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Marvelous! The super-user's going to boot me! What a finely tuned response to the situation!