Tech community sponsors competition to help wildfire victims
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —
They are hosting a "hackathon"style event, where groups of programmers, designers and inventors will compete to create a prototype "technology tool" that can help people during or after a wildfire.
The weekend-long event, called Tech Fighting the Wildfire, begins on Friday, Aug. 5. For more information, visit the Tech FTW Eventbrite page.