Organised by Outlandish
Learn how coding skills can be used to optimise and map the organisation of meal deliveries for homeless and vulnerable people.
About this event
Technology has facilitated the development of powerful mapping and optimisation tools fueling the rise of the delivery-driven gig economy (e.g. Walmart, Amazon, Uber, Deliveroo, Gorillas, and other similar companies). This amazing example of human ingenuity has resulted in increased inequality, worker rights issues such as anti-union policies and zero hour contracts among other problems. In this three part masterclass series, we reimagine how these tools can be used to assist collective action to support those most vulnerable in our communities.
Over the three sessions, we will explore how these skills can be used to help a charity delivering meals to local homeless and vulnerable people. We will break the solution down into three smaller problems which will be explored in each session. Each session will be independent but it is highly recommended to come to all three.
Join us for this first session, where we will look at how we can automate the collection and preparation of the required data using python.