The #PeaceHackCamp starts 30 November and ends on 2 December. Below is a snapshot of the schedule — an amazing line-up of South Sudanese and international peace builders are coming.
We know you are already eager to join us, so stay tuned for details coming up in the next days! Follow us on Twitter under the hashtag #PeaceHackCamp and watch this place for the fine details of each activity.
Glossary, Terms, Questions
*DIY? Do It Yourself
*DIWO? Do It With Others
*Code-a- thon (or Hackathon)? is an event in which computer programmers and others involved in software development and hardware development, including graphic designers, interface designers and project managers, collaborate intensively on innovative software projects.
*Wikipedia? The world’s biggest collaborative open encyclopedia and knowledge resource
*PechaKucha? a rapid, narrative and interactive presentation format where each presenter makes his/her case (Who you are, what you do, why do you do what you do?) in 20 images, 20 seconds each (6 minutes 20 seconds total)
*Aggrey Jaden? Was a politician, known as an early promoter of an independent South Sudan
* Maker? refers to growing global maker culture movement, an extension of DIY (Do-It-Yourself) culture interested in creation and innovation of built objects that have a technological component. This can include home made robots, flying machines (such as South Sudanese inventor George Mel’s airplane) as well as more traditional activities in arts and crafts where there is a strong focus on using and learning practical skills and applying them to design and invention.
*Up-Cycling? As opposed to ‘re-cycling’ in which waste materials are reprocessed into products of value equal to the original, Up-cycling, also known as ‘creative reuse’, is the process of transforming by-products, waste materials, useless and/or unwanted products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value.
*ICT4ag? Information and Communications Technologies for Agriculture (see also ICT4D – for development)
*RFID? Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is the wireless use of electromagnetic fields to transfer data, for the purposes of automatically identifying and tracking tags attached to objects.
(Download the schedule overview as a PDF)