City Data Hackathon - BDSS IGERT Event

City Data Hackathon - Spring Semester 2015

BDSS IGERT trainees held a Hackathon, March 22, 2015, in the Databasement (B001 Sparks).  Hackathon participants, from numerous departments and colleges at PSU had an opportunity to work with large, unique datasets (over 10 million observations spanning 30 years).

Available datasets focused on migration, demographics, and social factors on the county and CBSA level (more information on data and projects at Hacker League site).

Participants worked in teams or individually. Here is a link to the github repository for one of the projects (, a work in progress!