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♪ >> i am so looking forward to the street fair tomorrow. >> it is in the mission, how are we going to get there? we are not driving. >> well what do you suggest? >> there are a lot of great transportation choices in the city and there is one place to find them all, >> >> it is the walking parking, and riding muni and it is all here in one place. >> sitting in front of my computer waiting transportation options that is not exactly how i want to spend my saturday night. >> the new is mobile friendly, it works great on a tablet, smart phone or a lap top, it is built to go wherever we go. >> cool. >> but, let's just take the same route tomorrow that we always take, okay? >> it might be much more fun to
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ride our bikes. >> i am going to be way too tired to ride all the way home. >> okay, how about this, we can ride our bikes there and then we can take muni home and it even shows us how to take the bikes on the bus, so simple right here on my phone. >> neat. we can finish making travel plans over dinner, now let's go eat. >> how about about that organic vegan gluten free rest rft. >> can't we go to the food truck. >> do you want to walk or take a taxi. >> there is an alert right here telling us there is heavy traffic in soma. >> let's walk there and then take a taxi or muni back. >> that new website gives us a lot of options. >> it sure does and we can use it again next weekend when we go to see the giants. there is a new destination section on the website that shows us how to get to at&t
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park. >> there is a section, and account alerts and information on parking and all kinds of stuff, it is so easy to use that even you can use it. >> that is smart. >> are you giving me a compliment. >> i think that i am. >> wow, thanks. >> now you can buy dinner. access useful information, any all right. thank you for coming thank you for coming and exercising is unveiling of our office. this is officially is third office we call it was 3.0. we started this company almost 6 years ago now and yet it was born in san francisco and it was born one block that way at a
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bar. it was where chris and i had our first conversation about the project entity human being. today things are arbitrate different back then there was two of us now there's 1 hundred and 10 of us so we need a bigger office today. so why do we need all this space not only for the 2 hundred and 10 people but because we have now 4 million urges on the website and the projects and 16 million unique visits every month that come to get human website. it's going good for us to be here this is where get human being was created this is the city of innovation and this is
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where we find some of the best talent here and it's an honor to be here and revive this historic building to a place we can call home. so with that i'll i'd like to turn it over to my friend and colleague the master said of this space the coordinator of get human being scott. (clapping) >> hello everybody can you hear me okay. >> i just wanted to say a few words about this space and a introduce ourself. it's been about a year when tom and linda first brought up this space. so in that year it's been interesting to us because all of
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the offices this is our third office and this is great that we can keep the feeling for the get hub space. it was band for several years so they were relationship everything out so we had the opportunity to think about what we wanted and what we wanted to use the space for and to build it from the ground up. it's one of the oldest buildings this is standing after the fire in san francisco. this was build in 1905 and add a story a few years later. you can see the monitor you can see the waterline only about a block away from the street and
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there's a rail line that went into it as you guys noticed as you're walking around the space today, you'll see we recreated sort of a rail line in the concrete in the aeshlth pace in the in front of the build. in 1906 a year after the building as built after the earthquake and fire if you look at the fire line with the fire destroyed things it coming comes up to the edge. this was one of the buildings that was not touched between the fire and the waterline. this is one of the oldest buildings that's survived. this has about a great home 40 for get hub. we really wanted to contributed
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back to that so as you can see this entire floor to basic dedicated for people to meet and meet each other and we can bring in talk things and this made get hub possible at all. the space you're in will be community space. we're launching a new part of our website come dot if you want to use this space so far to tech talk or in any way for the community to get together that result in companies like this and the opportunity you can go to the site and sign up. we've got passion projects which is women who code and several
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other meet ups. i think we have some representatives in the audience that are using the space. we're happy and proud to give back and now i want to introduce the mayor of san francisco ed lee (clapping) congratulations >> thank you. thank you and congratulations to all of you. can everybody hear me? well, i'm excited to be here i know after a over a year ago i visited get hub it's complicated i'm not a coder i'm elapsing it like i'm learning sailing but it's exciting (laughter) i did appreciate there was an effort to explain to me how the growth of this company was going
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to make match the excitement edify the city. i appreciate where i visited before until now is 3 times the space your increasing rapidly and europe one of the initial partners and joined ron conway and others additional 6 other companies to help me not only the excitement of the growth of item but the eyes of it in everyday lives and how to improve that and, of course, creating platforms to use the information we have yet to expose to the public. i i know one of the things we're doing together is to get the data auto of the bureaucrats hands to where the data can be used. but i know that again get hub
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plasma is based on anorexia nervosa and in many citizens it supports the tech destroy was it has to over. i just a minute ago probably the closet i'll be to the presidential look if i walk through the oval office i was laborer for the marine guard but i'm going to take the opportunity to the next time i will see president obama i will soon tell him that there is an office it fits really well, in san francisco. i'm proud on behalf of our city and on the on behalf of san francisco i'm proud to announce we're celebrating the month of
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october as innovation in san francisco because of get hub. this year we're continuing that tradition with a celebration that highlights the nicest companies like food and cultural and a design and, of course, technology. but all of those companies that we're celebrated really make our city buzz and we're become a gravitational center. the calendar is completely filled and shows how innovation is in our city. sf music tech conference will be part of this month and the 4rb9 empowerment most will all happen and many other particular events will happen in the month of october. you can see those exciting event
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at the i of time of m innovative i'm happy to kick this off. posted the next exciting event here putting our whole cities municipal code into get hub (clapping) >> you know what that means? that's credible. when i talk about bureau categorize nobody knows whether it effects our streets our parks or vehicle code the way we build offices this year so many laws public safety and others that it compacts so to post this on the
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get hub and to allow get hub to be our way in which people what navigate to break it down to make t it usedable by other coders it's kind of like sailing we have had to learn with taking was and to have that on the screen in front of us and how we, in fact, our waters is exactly how get hub z is doing it. where your code is able to be found at mayor's office of civic innovation dot get hub dot l o slash open law. i'm excited to see what gets
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build and shared. and, of course, we're working with the open law project it's guided us to this kickoff. i'm excited to see something that's been to bureaucratic. by the way, i'm a lawyer my background i used to cause a lot of trouble in the city by you used to explain to a lot of bilingual folks in the city what their rights are. when i did the retina strict i had to explain to elderly people who only spoke chinese to help them exercise the law. that's one small example how a whole set of laws can be introduced to people so they won't have to go to a library full of very complicated indexes to find what the law means to
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them and? the magic behind the usefulness how people need to understand your law. and congratulate you get hub and congratulate you for employing more people and being such a great partner and finally comfortably lives of people who want to live and work here. that's the new nature of the technology. get hub congratulations and all of you for being in this wonderful and beautiful historic building that you see a lot of improvements to. this is exciting to be in selma and let's kick avenue innovation month and keep comfortably lives in san francisco. thank you very much and congratulation
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(clapping) >> thank you, mayor ed lee. we're excited to be here in san francisco. i forth to introduce myself i'm tom and on behalf of this tech community we want you to join us over by the big statute we're going to do the ribbon cutting in just a few moments. thank you. thank you. again for all of you for coming and i'd like to give the ceremonial scissors to ed lee. >> congratulations get hub and thank you and let's celebrate
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innovation month in san francisco. with that how about a 3, 2, 1 count down. >> 3, 2, 1. (clapping) >> ladies and gentlemen, please rise for the presentation of the colors and the singing of the national anthem.
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