Hackathons

lumohacks – Canada's Ultimate Health Hackathon

September 14 – 15, 2017<p>500 Hackers | 24 Hours | 5 Mental Health Challenges<p>CBC Vancouver is the proud exclusive media sponsor of <b>lumohacks</b> - a 24-hour …

Mental Health

Startup pitch: Nightly helps users switch hotels to bring better value to stays

The idea of mix and match flights has been around for some time and highlighted over the years as one of the ways to access the cheapest options.So, …

Hospitality

First round of Disrupt SF Hackathon tickets now available

The wait is over, hackathon fans. Disrupt SF 2017 is right around the corner, and with just a few short weeks until we kick off the best startup show in the Bay Area, we thought it was high time we released the first batch of tickets to the Disrupt SF Hackathon.<p>The Disrupt SF Hackathon takes place …

Startups

{code}fest @ VMworld 2017

As hinted at a couple of weeks ago, what started out as a simple hackathon event at VMworld 2016 last year has grown into a four-day series of …

Vmware

Hackathon Training: Part 5

With deciding to use the <i>React</i> front-end framework, we find that we still need some additional libraries in our hackathon project.<p>This article is a …

JavaScript

Why attend a UX Hackathon?

The emergence of UX-driven hackathons are tackling one of the challenges of UX education by providing participants with an opportunity to learn while …

UX Design

Major Blockchain Hackathon to Launch in Australia Amidst Increased Bitcoin Adoption

Chami Akmeemana, director at ConsenSys is set to launch a major Blockchain hackathon amidst rising interest in Bitcoin, Blockchain, fintech and …

Bitcoin

Inside Momentum's campaign 'hackathon'

Momentum activists say they are building new online tools to reach more voters and put Jeremy Corbyn in Downing Street. But will it work?

Downing Street

Microsoft Adding Eye-Tracking Technology to Windows 10

The software maker's Eye Control eye-tracking technology is coming to Windows 10, improving accessibility for disabled people.

Enterprise Tech

IDF soldiers take part in a unique collaboration to help children with autism

Soldiers develop apps to help autistic youngsters communicate better with facial expressions, stay close to their caregivers

Autism

Jaarvis Accelerator Concludes Its FinTech Hackathon Held at IMT, Ghaziabad

The hackathon was a 30-hour long challenge where teams were required to design and build solutions around social banking, discounting and lending, …

FinTech

Inspired by a hackathon project, Native eye-tracking support comes to Windows 10

The traditional keyboard and mouse (or trackpad) interface for desktop and laptop computers works for most people, but for a whole contingent of people with limited mobility or other conditions, it just isn’t an option. Eye tracking has long been an option, but it’s taken until now for it to get …

Microsoft

2017 NBA Hackathon

The second annual NBA Hackathon will take place in New York City from September 23rd to September 24th. Teams accepted to the Hackathon will work for …

NBA All-Star

How To Run A Great Business Hackathon

Hackathons are all the rage. Lots of companies run them as a way of engaging staff, kickstarting innovation and breaking the monotony of every day …

seek

Inspired by company hackathon, Microsoft to add eye-tracking support for Windows 10

What started as a request from Steve Gleason at Microsoft’s internal hackathon has turned into a new Windows 10 feature that will help people with …

Microsoft

Use Machine Learning to Find Waldo

At Clarifai, we have an internal Hack Day every month where everyone works on a pet project they don't normally have time for. My Hack Day project …

Machine Learning

Ernst & Young Hosts Blockchain Hackathon in India

EY held its first Blockchain Hackathon at the Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai, India from July 28 to 30 to explore further applications of Blockchain …

FinTech

VMworld Hackathon Is Back

VMworld Europe Hackathon 2016. Photo credit: Ray O’Farrell via Twitter.<p>Last year at VMworld in Las Vegas, we held our first VMware {code} hackathon, …

Vmware

EY to organize a three-day Hackathon event focused on blockchain technology starting from 28 July

Global professional services provider EY on 27 July, 2017 announced the launch of first "EY Hackathon" in India focused on "Blockchain" …

FinTech

How to Run a Hackathon: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide

What is a hackathon?<p>Before we get into the nitty-gritty of organising a hack, let’s first have a quick look at how “hackathon” is usually …

City Halls

What to do and what not to do at your next hackathon

Keeping an open mind, learning new skills and being prepared to compromise are key attributes in achieving hackathon success, according to hackathon …

How It Feels to Have 300 People Hack Your Genome

<b>About a month ago a –dare I say ‘crazy’– event came together that I’ve been very lucky to be part of. We organized a genomics “Hackathon” around my</b> …

Genomics

Why hackathons are great

About one year ago we’ve participated in a local hackathon, and I’m happy to share some thoughts about this event. It was so good, that next year …

We Didn't Know

How To Win at VR When You’re Not a Developer

<i>BY THE ISOBAR BOSTON HACKATHON TEAM: AN EXPERIENCE DESIGNER, A CREATIVE & A STRATEGIST</i><p>We live in a risk averse world, causing each of us to focus on repeating our, or others, successes. However, a learning mindset is what lies at the root of innovation. This learning mindset celebrates a process of …

Nelson Mandela

Jaarvis Accelerator Launches Its Latest Initiative 'Hack2Solve'

The first episode of #Hack2Solve would be on Fintech. This Fin-hack event marks the beginning of a series of wonderful hackathon journeys that will …

Startups

OLX Scouts for India’s Top Talent in Machine Learning & AI

Announces its ‘Code and The Curious’ hackathon to hire techies for global locations

Machine Learning

Next Stop on our Accessibility Journey: One Week

<i>By Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Chief Accessibility Officer</i><p>Today we kick off the 4th annual One Week hackathon event at Microsoft! In addition to showcasing …

Programming

How to win a hackathon in seven steps

In a hackathon, a group comes together with a fixed amount of time, a lot of caffeine, and a shared goal to build something or solve a problem. By …

Lean Startups

Join The 'Jollof Hackathon' This Weekend In DUMBO

"Take an umami-rich tomato-based stew. Add just enough rice. Garnish at will." That's the description for Sunday's <b>Jollof Festival</b>, a celebration of …

New York City

InstaNote makes note taking in meetings as easy as a single touch.

"This idea is rooted in real pain points and something people would use."<p>Backstory<p>Like many Garage projects, InstaNote was born from problems and …

Note-Taking