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January 2023 at Hackforge

January 3, 2023

by Lauren Hedges in Events

Border City Data: Using the Bank of Canada’s API

Thursday, January 19th @ 6pm
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The Bank of Canada provides a huge amount of useful economic data through its Valet API. This service allows organizations and individuals to tap into a massive pool of up-to-date global economic information, including exchange and interest rates.

In this month’s Border City Data meetup, Doug Sartori walks through this useful tool and demonstrates an application that consumes it. This free, online event is happening on Thursday, January 19th at 6pm. Register via Zoom to attend.

Winfosec – OWASP Top 10 Session 3: Cryptographic Failures

Wednesday, January 25th @ 7pm
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After a short break for the Holidays, Winfosec is back! In this talk we’ll explore all things encryption and how to keep sensitive data safe. We’ll have live demonstrations on password hashing, sniffing, and HTTPS.

Register for this free event on Zoom, and visit the Hackforge Youtube channel to see sessions 1 and 2.

Rescheduled! OSM Windsor-Essex: Working with GPS Traces

Monday, January 30th @ 6pm
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When adding your own data to OpenStreetMap, there are alternatives to drawing lines by hand – such as GPS traces!In this month’s meetup, we’ll be taking a pre-recorded GPS trace and using it to improve the data available for a local park. Our editing platform will be JOSM, so if you’re new to the system and missed October’s event it is highly recommended you check out the recording.

Originally planned for December 2022, this event has been rescheduled to January 30, 2023. Register to receive the Zoom invite.

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