Congratulations to the Sinsai.info, Harrassmap.org and Zabatak.com teams for winning awards for all their hard work. All three projects demonstrate the power of communities using their voices. Simply put: we’re delighted!
Sinsai.info received 1st place in the Rakuten Technology Awards.
Sinsai.info was created in response to the earthquake and tsunami which struck Japan in March 2011. Congratulations to Hal Seki and the whole Sinsai.info team. The Rakuten Technology Awards, granted to people who have contributed to evolve various technologies, were given last week at the Rakuten Technology Conference. Rakuten (Rakuten, Inc.) is biggest e-commerce company started at 1997 in Japan. They’ve been supporting the Ruby community and holding the technology awards since 2008.
Hal Seki presented about sinsai.info and his other response activity – a Hack-a-thon event called Hack For Japan. Currently, he is building a non-profit-organization which aims to run sinsai.info and hack-a-thon events. If you are in Japan on December 17- 18, 2011, consider attending Hack for Japan.
Harrassmap.org: UN World Summit Youth Award for “Power 2 Women!”
Zabatak.com: UN World Summit Youth Award for “Pursue Truth!”
Congratulations to all of the winners. You humble us with your drive to change the world. Thank you.
Thank you to Anna Gauto, ICNM – International Center for New Media for the photos of the Harrassmap and Zabatak winners.