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Garrett Wilkin

Technologist in Bangor, Maine

Civic Hacking For A Better Tomorrow

PRESENTED ON FEB 22, 2013
IN BANGOR, ME @ VOL 7

Most of society defines hackers as computer geniuses who can limitlessly explore the techniological world against all set rules for their own purposes. However, Garrett Wilkin shows how there is another side to hacking that is used for the greater good. With the creation of the Maine Hacker Club, he hopes to join the technical minds of the region to help with the technological issues that are affecting his community.

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