These Hackers Could Save Your Life in a Disaster

When disaster strikes, whether it is a devastating hurricane or a terrorist attack, one good idea could save thousands of lives. And that idea could come from anywhere. 

At the inaugural MD5 Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) hackathon in Brooklyn, New York, the gauntlet was thrown down: bring your imagination, your brains, your experience, your talent, and collaborate to defeat disasters .

The timely, three-day MD5 hackathon kicked off October 14 and brought together highly-experienced military and first responders with the innovators. 

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