Our guest, John Walicki is at the forefront of tech-for-good and developer advocacy with his work on Call for Code at IBM. The spread of the COVID-19 and other threats like natural disasters, pose an acute threat to world populations in the future.
In this episode, we are going to hear how John’s work with the Call for Code programming recently challenged a group of healthcare professionals, data scientists, and engineers at a New York City hackathon to address the Wuhan COVID-19 COVID-19 epidemic. This is just one example of how these programs are enabling concerned communities to build open solutions that combat some of the world’s greatest problems such as the continuing spread of the COVID-19 epidemic.
Links mentioned in this episode:
- Call for Code: https://developer.ibm.com/callforcode/