Team: Cornell Hack4Impact (Designers: Connie & Ishika, Developers: Shefali, Steve, Anika, Jiwoo, Amy, Tech Lead: Anusha, Project Manager: Priya)
Timeline: Fall 2020 (6 weeks Design, 10 weeks overall)
There is a huge lack of transparency about conditions inside prisons and three supreme court cases (Branzburg v. Hayes, Pell v. Procunier, and Saxby v. Washington Post Co.) make it difficult for journalists to access these prisons.
Currently, the Correctional Association of New York (CANY) is the only organization with access to that data. …
2020 marks the Processing Foundation’s ninth year participating in Google Summer of Code, where we work with students on open-source projects that range from software development to community outreach. We’ve been posting articles written by some of the GSoC students, explaining their projects in detail, which you can read here. The series will conclude with a wrap-up post of all the work done by this year’s cohort.
When I learned I was selected to be a GSoC student for p5.js I was absolutely ecstatic. p5.js has always held a special part of…
Unlike Instagram and Facebook, Twitter is a social media platform where interacting mostly means connecting and in many cases with strangers. There are so many different forms of connection on Twitter from designers networking to fandoms raving about the latest song.
But a huge problem with the platform happens when your audience is a mix of these people with different interests. Who do you post to? Is it a good idea to post about the newest Harry Styles album if your audience is mostly professionals?
Instead of being afraid to tweet because of conflicting audiences, is there a better solution?