Hackathons

DBS using hackathon to hire 100 software developers

February 20, 2017 5:00 AM<br>DBS Bank plans to hire 100 software developers after a two-day hackathon that will test the candidates.

Machine Learning

College students show off power, creativity of software systems at Hopkins hackathon

Teams of college students from across the country gathered at Johns Hopkins University's biannual HopHacks event Sunday to show off.They built …

University of Maryland

INFLUX TRUST HACKATHON - HOME

On March 10 - 12th.. <br>9 regions,<br>5 continents, <br>1000 hackers & <br>The UN SDG Action<br>Campaign <br>will connect, create and collaborate during a <br>48-hour global …

Oakland hackathon brings youth, police together

OAKLAND — Qeyno Labs is introducing a new wrinkle in hackathons this weekend, inviting police to work with Oakland youngsters it is trying to help …

Silicon Valley

Coders volunteer to capture NASA climate data as scientists rally for anti-Trump protests

Climate scientists and other researchers are increasingly speaking up against what they see as the anti-science views of the Trump …

Climate Change

US Government Code-A-Thon to Focus on Blockchain Health Applications

First blockchain came to help fintech, but can it also solve problems associated with healthcare? A government-supported code-a-thon aims to find out.<p>…

Bitcoin

Ethereum IoT Project Wins $100k in Dubai Blockchain Hackathon

A startup building an ethereum-based platform for IoT applications has won $100,000 at a blockchain hackathon in Dubai.<p>Project Oaken was awarded the …

Bitcoin

Atlanta's ATDC Offers 2017 Fintech Hack Winners More Than Money

This past weekend at Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), sponsors Worldpay US and TSYS got a first-hand look—and first pick—at the who’s who of fintech problem-solving this month. I say ‘this month’ because fintech moves fast in Atlanta.<p>In 2015 I did a blog on the power …

FinTech

HackSC, Rebranded

A sneak peak into our mission to redefine the “hackathon” within Southern California<p>In the heart of Los Angeles City, the beautiful USC campus …

Creativity

Ethereum studio ConsenSys to build blockchains in Dubai

'Blockchain, Hyperconnectivity, and the City of the Future' whitepaper released at Dubai's World Government Summit.<p>ConsenSys, the Brooklyn-based …

Dubai

New Orleans kicks off hackathon series » Hacks/Hackers

New Orleans held its first hackathon this week, digging into dirty assessment data, partial wetlands maps, unanswered recycling questions and other …

Netflix Engineers Create Headband That Lets People Control Content

MindFlix is an experimental headband that lets wearers scroll through and select titles on the service with only their thoughts<p>Wouldn’t it be great …

Netflix

Why Your Agency Should Drop Everything and Schedule a Hack Day

Learn how to run a creative hack day at your agency.<p>https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/agency-hack-day<p>article

Productivity

How six young women invented a life-changing device in less than a day

With just a few hours left to build a groundbreaking gadget, things weren't going as smoothly as planned.<p>Six young women, all undergrad engineering students at MIT, had established a lofty goal: to create the first-ever affordable device that immediately translates printed text into Braille. The …

Pediatrics

Credit Suisse taps R3 for blockchain-based hackathon

2 minutes ago | 99 views | 0<p>Credit Suisse has carried out a global hackathon to find ways in which the R3 Corda distributed ledger platform can be …

FinTech

Code Is Dead!

In 1997, the band Crass infamously stated that “Punk is Dead”.<p>What does the phrase “Punk is Dead” mean? The phrase refers to an underground outsiders …

Agile Development

Alexa hackathon points to future where virtual assistants talk just like humans

Why it matters to you<p>The digital assistants seen in movies like Her or Iron Man may not be as far off as you think, if the Alexa hackathon is any …

Automation

Ticking data boxes

Changing hands: T-Mining plans to tackle box transfers with blockchain. Credit: Jaxport<p><b>Start-up T-mining plans to trial its blockchain container</b> …

Bitcoin

Earth Day Texas returns to Fair Park with a film festival, hackathon | Environment

Earth Day Texas is returning to Fair Park this April, and this year the world's largest green expo boasts a new film festival and a "hackathon."<p>The …

Texas

Ditched class? Amazon's Alexa will someday tell on you

Hints of how your Echo will get smarter cropped up at an Amazon-backed hackathon last week.<p>You decide to play hookie with a few high school friends at the end of the day, because who needs to learn trigonometry anyway, right? But when you get home, mom is giving you a death stare.<p>"Why weren't you …

Automation

Abortion Access Hackathon to Help Find Tech-Based Solutions for Abortion Advocates

Techies come through.<p>What do 300 coders have in common with abortion providers and advocates? On March 4 and 5 they will join together in San Francisco, California at the Abortion Access Hackathon to create tech-based solutions to problems that abortion advocates are facing in a hostile political …

Abortion

Hack and map the future of healthcare and win €5,000

Coders and entrepreneurs have the chance to win up to €5,000 if they can marry Eircodes with open data to create useful healthcare apps for …

Health Care

Netflix engineers developed a hack that turns your mind into a remote control

Netflix’s engineers have found the ultimate solution for the ultra-lazy.<p>During the Los Gatos, California-based company’s most recent “hack day,” the folks at Netflix put their minds to work on a tool that means never having to lift a finger to watch TV again: a remote control that you can operate …

Netflix

Netflix just created a remote that lets you control your television with your MIND

Have you ever wanted to throw away your remote control and control your TV <b>with your mind?</b> It may <i>seem</i> impossible to us regular people who don’t have …

Netflix

New Netflix gadget could somehow make us all even lazier

BTW<p>Do you ever wish Netflix could just read your mind and pick a movie for you?<p>Netflix engineers have apparently been experimenting with a new device …

Netflix

Netflix hack day project lets you control the streaming service using your mind

Netflix employees have come up with some pretty bizarre inventions for the company’s annual Hack Days in the past, including the takeaway-ordering, …

Netflix

Introducing: Autocap!

About once a quarter at Trunk Club, we’ll host a hack day where we give our engineers and designers the freedom to work on something that will help …

Netflix gets out of hand with mind control

Ever been in the middle of binge watching your favorite TV show on Netflix and struggled to reach the remote control? Or maybe you simply have both …

Netflix

Browse Netflix With Your Brain: Engineers Prototype Mind Control Hack

Netflix’s next product innovation may just be mind control: Four Netflix engineers recently built a prototype that allows viewers to browse the …

Netflix

Mind-Controlled Netflix Takes Lazy Binge Watching to a New Level

Ever wanted to relax and flick through Netflix, but all that button pressing on the remote is just too much effort? Fear not, as a team of Netflix …

Netflix