Our Second Indy Happathon!

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HUGE thanks to H(app)athon Committee Member Jason Williams for arranging, Samantha Julka for hosting us at the awesome DORIS lab, and April Doner of Aprilart Studios for taking pictures again at our event as she did for Workshop Number 1.  (Samantha is in the foreground of April’s picture below, with Jason in the background).  I [...]

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We’re Building our App and moving forward!

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It’s been a while since we’ve posted.  Thanks for your patience!  We’ve been focusing our efforts on doing workshops as well as research into how to best build our App.  Along those lines, any programmer or hacker types – we’d welcome your help!  Here are two opportunities:An in-person hackathon is happening this weekend in the [...]

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H(app)y Health – But Only if you Fight for It

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Why Health Care Reform Will Spark the Personal Data EconomyAre you aware of what’s going to happen come January, 2014 regarding Health Care Reform?  Picture a windmill-sized fan, a truck full of manure, then crash said truck into said windmill.  The only reason I’ve even investigated how the Affordable Care Act will affect people is [...]

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H(app)aton Workshop Videos from Lisbon!

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A HUGE thanks and shout out to the amazing Manuel Kraus who ran our first H(app)athon Workshop in Lisbon, Portugal!  Woot! (How do you say, “woot” in Portugese I wonder?) We have some great videos from the event below.  Thank you to all who attended the event! Video One Lisbon H(app)athon Imagine Video #1 from [...]

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Cause I’m your Tamagotchi

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In the 90´s I had a Tamagotchi, which as you may recall was an electronic pet. I named it Roger. The main purpose was to keep the “pet” happy and alive. I had to feed him, pet him and take him for walks. Roger survived for 4 days.  It has been 15 years since Roger died. [...]

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What is the Measure of Your Life?

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What is the measure of your life?What if there was a way to actually measure your well-being; a way to analyze trends in your behaviors and emotions and actually convey what makes you happy? While it may seem like a loaded question, it’s one that may not be too out of reach in the near [...]

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H(app)athon Photos from Bhutan!

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Below are a few of the photos from our event in Bhutan with 5th and 6th graders. You can see more pictures on our Facebook page here.

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H(app)athon Workshop Videos from London!

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We were honored to have a number of fantastic ideas presented at our London H(app)athon Workshop, along with insightful expert presentations from J.P. Rangaswami of salesforce.com, and Mark Williamson of Action for Happiness.  Check them out below! IMAGINE Presentations at the London H(app)athon Project Workshop from The H(app)athon Project on Vimeo. J.P. Rangaswami, Chief Scientist [...]

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H(app)athon Indianapolis – The Idea and The Enjoyment

By Brandon Cockrum, H(app)athon IndyWhen I was first invited to participate in the H(app)athon project I thought that it would be an opportunity to work with friends on an event that would bring more happiness to the world. I had little idea what to expect but I was intrigued by the prospect of Indianapolis (or [...]

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IMAGINE Videos from Oslo, Norway!

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Here are four Videos from the great folks in Oslo, Norway! IMAGINE Video One:  IMAGINE Video Two: IMAGINE Video Three:  IMAGINE Video Four: 

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