TigerHacks 2018: Playground News

TigerHacks 2018: Playground News

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At TigerHacks this year at the University of Missouri, Olivia Sandvold, Ben Weinberg and I, worked together to build “Playground News”: A web app for elementary/adolescent aged kids to read and interact with curated news, and motivate family conversation.

Our goal was to help kids increase their literary ability, learn relevant topics through current news, and then encourage dialog over those concepts with parents through provided parental controls and data-driven tooling with insight reports.
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Ben Mitchinson

Senior at Iowa, Web Software Engineer @ Vail Systems come June. Hackathon and Game Jam organizer / participant, open source contributor, and former Pres. of Computer Comfort.

Web Software Engineer @ Vail Systems (June 2020)

Chicago, IL