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12/6/2013--Redmond, WA, USA<br />
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Thatcher Collins (enter) works on his pprogram at Lincoln Lab's Seattle Hackathon. Thatcher's idea was a 'conflicts of interest checker' for politicians.<br />
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Aaron Ginn, 25, is one of the three founders of Lincoln Labs along with Chris Abrams, 26 and Garret Johnson, 29 . Lincoln Labs uses such hackathons to reach out to potential Republicans and conservatives hoping to expand the party's base within the tech industry. <br />
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Lincoln Lab's 'Seattle Hackathon', sponsored by Microsoft, and held in Building 92 on Microsoft's corporate headquarters in Redmond, Washington near Seattle. The theme for the hackathon was "Open government" with a $5000 prize to the best program built to "to address critical challenges facing American governance and promote open government."<br />
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Photograph by Stuart Isett<br />
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