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The People's Choice Award Goes To...

Hello Canvas Community!

85 participants.
37 countries.
19 solutions.
13 challenges.
1 community.


Public voting on the People’s Choice Award for the Media in Context hackathon has just concluded! Voting was competitive, with some teams developing an early lead in votes right after the hackathon, and others taking a while before racing towards the top in the last few days.

Whether or not your team won this People’s Choice Award or an award at the event in Doha, you have a lot to be proud of. Out of 1,600 applications, 85 of you were able to join us at the Media in Context hackathon and we consider each of you to be among the first members of this new community of future media innovators. We hope you’ll continue on this journey with us and invite others to join in on bold media experiments to come.

We can now announce the winner of the first Canvas People’s Choice Award…

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Congratulations to the Perspectives team for their hard work in sharing their solution and getting the word out! Now all prizes for this first Canvas hackathon have been awarded. If you were on the Perspectives team or any other team that won an award at the hackathon in Doha, stay tuned for another email coming in a few days that will detail what we need from you in order to award your prize money.

We encourage you to keep using this Google Group as a means to get in touch with each other. Need a data visualization recommendation for a story you’re working on? Have a piece published recently? Visiting a new city? Please share it! We and your fellow participants would love to see what you’re up to.



The Canvas Team