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 ====== The Maker Badge ====== ====== The Maker Badge ======
  
-The first thing participants at Make.Opendata.ch hackathons receive when they walk through the door is a Maker Badge. These have been a token of all our events, and are both a name badge to help avoid uncomfortable situations (there's nothing embarrassing in asking to inspect someone's badge: just say you want to jot down their Twitter account ;) - and a crucial decision point for every participant. Namely, with this badge you can let everyone else know how you plan to contribute at the hackathon. +The first thing participants at [[http://make.opendata.ch/|Make.Opendata.ch]] hackathons receive when they walk through the door is a Maker Badge. These have been a token of all our events, and are both a name badge to help avoid uncomfortable situations (there's nothing embarrassing in asking to inspect someone's badge: just say you want to jot down their Twitter account ;) - and a crucial decision point for every participant. Namely, with this badge you can let everyone else know how you plan to contribute at the hackathon. 
  
-Creating an account on this wiki and [[user:home|setting up a user profile]] is optional. But every participant must tick one or more of these three boxes:+Creating an account on this wiki and [[user:home|setting up a user profile]] is optional and recommended. As is filling out a name you'll respond to, a place of affiliation (work/school/org), and a social media handle. But every participant really must be able to tick one or more of these three boxes, or if they can't make up their mind, to jostle one of the event staff right away!
  
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 +What follows is a variation of the handy participant guide we have posted on the [[http://make.opendata.ch/|homepage]] in three languages.
  
 === Ideators === === Ideators ===
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   * subject matter experts who have data and want to collaborate/share it   * subject matter experts who have data and want to collaborate/share it
   * public officials who want to help further open access for eGovernment   * public officials who want to help further open access for eGovernment
-  * really this could be anyone! the important thing is to **come up with ideas and own them**+  * really this could be anyone! the important thing is to dive into the [[data:ch|world of open data]], **come up with ideas and own them**
  
 === Designers === === Designers ===
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   * an opportunity to build skills and work with interactive graphics   * an opportunity to build skills and work with interactive graphics
   * help publicise and spread the message of open access   * help publicise and spread the message of open access
-  * you do not need to be skilled in art or design, but you do need to be willing to imagine and be responsible for the **way your project takes shape**+  * it helps if you [[resource:concept|can sketch and illustrate]], but you do not need to be skilled in art or design: only willing to imagine and be responsible for the **way your project takes shape**
  
 === Developers === === Developers ===
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