<img src="https://avatars0.githubusercontent.com/u/9890060?v=3&s=200" width="100"> Once upon a Time <a href="https://github.com/rossjones" target="_blank">Ross Jones</a> and some other <a href="https://github.com/orgs/Liverpool-UK/people" target="_blank">people</a> thought those who code and others who don't in Liverpool could get together and think about how to make the city better. It was inspired by <a href="https://codeforamerica.github.io/" target="_blank">codeforamerica</a> amongst other things. This is the story (kind of) of what happened at the first meeting on Saturday December the 5th 2015. You are in <a href="http://doesliverpool.com" target="_blank">DoES Liverpool</a> probably because you have visited the <a href="http://codeforliverpool.org/" target="_blank">Code For Liverpool website</a>. You are on the 4th Floor. You can see the [[Dinky->Dinky]] room with some people working in it on computers. (set: $cake to 0)Dinky is where <a href="http://codeforliverpool.org" target="code for liverpool">Code for Liverpool</a> are working today on Saturday 5th December. Cake is an essential part of <a href="http://doesliverpool.com/co-working" target="_blank">Co-working and events at DoES Liverpool</a> (if: $cake is 1)[You have some cake so you can look at the [[Laptop]]</a>] (else:)[You don't seem to have any cake. You can't look at a laptop without cake in DoES Liverpool. Maybe try the [[Kitchen]]]One of many laptops. There are also [[People Working]] You can look <a href="https://github.com/Liverpool-UK" target="_blank">Liverpool City GitHub account</a> and find out what it means for a city to have one. You can look out for more things to do on the <a href="https://github.com/Liverpool-UK/somebody-should/issues" target="_blank">Liverpool GitHub issue list</a> You can see what people are doing in detail on the big <a href="http://bit.ly/cfliverpool1" target="_blank">PiratePad</a> (if: $cake is 0)[You can see some cake that says [[Eat Me]]] (else:)[You already have cake. You can join [[Code For Liverpool->Dinky]]](set: $cake to 1)You have some cake go back to [[Dinky]]<a href="https://twitter.com/amcewen" target="_blank">Adrian</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/brettlempereur" target="_blank">Brett</a> have made ''Booklert'', integrating Amazon Wishlists with local libraries. You can get it from <a href="https://github.com/Liverpool-UK/booklert" target="Amazon Library">here</a> <a href="https://github.com/rossjones" target="_blank">Ross Jones</a>, <a href="https://github.com/Kate2000" target="_blank">Kate</a>, Ed and <a href="https://github.com/huffeec" target="_blank">Chris Huffee</a> have made ''LCC-Spending'', some tools to navigate Liverpool City Council spending data You can get it from <a href="https://github.com/Liverpool-UK/lcc-spending" target="LCCSpend">here</a> <a href="https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/does-liverpool/K7jnFxEurDY" target="_blank">Martin</a> is using Census data to work out how people travel between work and home using an open data/source like <a href="http://cyclestreets.net" target="_blank">Cyclestreets.net</a> for routing data. Also organising an <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/liverpool-propensity-cycle-tool-hack-day-tickets-2233247704" target="_blank">event in the new year</a> to implement a <a href="http://geo8.webarch.net/master/" target="_blank">Cycling Propensity Tool</a> in Liverpool <a href="http://cheapjack.org.uk" target="_blank">Cheapjack</a> is making a Text Adventure about <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23codeforliverpool&src=typd" target="_blank">#codeforliverpool</a> as a way to get what we make to tell a story. It could also tell the story of how and why things were made. Data and how we use it to make somewhere better could be a good story. And good stories can make people understand what data and code could and should do, better. He made it using <a href="https://bitbucket.org/klembot/twinejs" target="_blank">Twine 2</a>. You can <a href="http://twinery.org/" target="_blank">use Twine 2 here</a> and can find out about <a href="http://twine2.neocities.org/" target="_blank">syntax in Twine2 here</a>. If you want to add to the story you can get it from <a href="https://github.com/Liverpool-UK/codeforliverpool-stories" target="_blank">here</a>.