Monday, June 13, 2016
Does San Diego SmartCity Hackathon Have the Solution for Climate Change?
The struggle we face with climate change With issues as imperative as global warming, sometimes we need solutions created quickly. In order to assist the Climate Action Plan that the San Diego City Council had taken on, they decided to create an event that would help defeat greenhouse gases. The city of San Diego started the San Diego SmartCity Hackathon and Innovation Program to try and combat climate change as swiftly as possible. With the help of over 250 developers, programmers, creative thinkers, engineers, and more coming up with innovative ideas, the chances for finding solutions were more than possible. Professor of electrical and computer engineering of the Center for Wireless Communications at UC San Diego Sjuit Dey said, “What we are doing is creating a kind of living laboratory in the City of San Diego.