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Mark Your Calendar: Design-Centric Hackathon

We’ll take a good hackathon over a brainstorming session any day, and M-RGE is cooking up a design-centric version. The New York-based community for hackers and designers, which has already attracted some 200 members with a two-month run of free workspace and classes at startup farm AlleyNYC, will hold a weekend hackfest on October 13 and 14. The design-minded twist? Designers will pitch developers, and not vice-versa. “In addition, design will be as important in winning as technology,” add the organizers, who promise abundant “food, shwag, and prizes.” Click here for details.

Mediabistro Course

Multimedia Journalism

Multimeida JournalismStarting November 6, work with a multiplatform journalist to create interactive packages using audio, photos, and video! In this course, Darragh Worland will teach you how to organize your news stories into complete multimedia packages, shoot video for the web, make an audiovisual slideshow, and build a multimedia portfolio on a blog. Register now!