Hackathons

Reengineer the Future of Work: nCent Blockchain Hackathon Registration OPEN!

Join our upcoming blockchain hackathon on Oct. 6 in Redwood City, CA<p>O<b>ur</b> <b>last hackathon</b> <b>was a great success.</b> We developed applications using the …

Computer Hacking

In Pittsburgh, Harrisburg and Philly, Code4PA takes aim at the opioid crisis

Data portals across Pennsylvania are teaming up for a hackathon aimed at helping volunteers and their good ideas to find solutions for the state’s …

Harrisburg

Technology Meets Sex To Solve Some Of The Most Pressing Concerns Of Our Times

NYC’s SexTech Hackathon gathered 100 participants and top industry leaders to problem-solve some of today’s biggest social challenges through innovation.<p>Can technology help prevent sexual harassment?<p>How will AI, VR and Robotics impact our sex lives?<p>How does porn play a role in relationships?<p>Why do …

Sexual Health

Jon Mew: what defines depression and why don’t we talk about it?

In thinking about writing this column, I spoke to friends and colleagues about the theme and found that many have either suffered from depression and …

Mental Health

PyConUK 2018 - Entrepreneurial Geekiness

Last weekend we had another fine PyConUK (2018) conference. Each year the conference grows, the Django Girls group had 70 or so women learning Django …

Data Science

Truck-mounted street vacuum cleaner soon

Tiruchi Corporation and the National Institute of Technology-Tiruchi (NIT-T) have jointly launched a hackathon for students to develop an indigenous …

Smart Cities

- Developer Blog - The Washington Post

Technology is rapidly evolving, forcing industries to foster a posture of learning. One way we do this at The Washington Post is invite a group of interns to join us each summer. As they learn from us, we often walk away having learned more from them, the next generation of innovative minds.<p>This …

Lean Startups

Mumford & Sons beware! An AI can now write indie music

A fascinating project called Amadeus Code promises to out-Tay-Tay Tay Tay and out-Bon Bon Iver. The AI-based system uses data from previous musical hits to create entirely new compositions on the fly and darn if these crazy robots-songs aren’t pretty good.<p>The app, which is available from the iTunes …

Startups

Microsoft Hackathon 2018 winning team: ‘Think bigger – and believe you can change the world’ - Stories

Wei Liu was in college when he came across a website that sparked his imagination. It showed a woman holding what appeared to be a flat piece of …

Satya Nadella

Best ideas for presenting elections’ progress and preliminary results have been awarded at In-noVoter

Winners of the first creative laboratory in elections – InnoVoter – were designated today, 16 September 2018. For three days, 30 IT …

Elections

Looking to solve civic issues through ‘hackathon’

Over 300 teams of students and professionals from different parts of the south India will assemble at Dr. GR Damodaran College of Science here this …

Computer Hacking

Vancouver hackathon targets mental health challenges for first responders

Hundreds of students have descended on Simon Fraser University this weekend to help first responders overcome mental health challenges.<p>The event, …

Mental Health

American startups show interest to invest in Fintech in Vizag: Chowdary

The efforts by the State government to transform Visakhapatnam into a fintech hub seem to have to have yielded an overwhelming response with several …

Tel Aviv

Ethereum's Vlad Zamfir Claims Breakthrough In Blockchain Sharding

Ethereum might just be one step closer to sharding its blockchain.<p>At least that's according to long-time blockchain researcher Vlad Zamfir, who …

Databases

Innovation, Ideation and Technology for the Growing Industry — GrowUp’s Very First Cannabis Hackathon

The intersection between cannabis and technology cannot be overstated. From supply chain tracking and strain identification to potency testing and …

Computer Hacking

Bitmain’s $50M ‘Permissionless Ventures’ First Project: BCH Dev Con

<b>Cryptocurrency mining hardware giant, Bitmain, is sponsoring a Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hackathon in the United States</b> <b>—</b><b> San Francisco, to be exact. For the</b> …

Bitcoin Cash

Global Youth Health Summit and Hackathon at HKIS will tackle the taboo surrounding mental health this weekend

Eager to find solutions, students from MDJunior organised GYHS, The event, to take place at Hong Kong International School (HKIS), is the first …

Mental Health

Five useful things to know if you're going to a hackathon (2/2)

Over the past seven years, startup AngelHack has been right at the heart of the growth in hackathons — two-day gatherings of developers and …

Computer Hacking

Jeffrey Snover

When it comes to innovation at Microsoft, Jeffrey Snover is the man to talk to.<p>Leading the charge as the chief architect of Windows PowerShell, …

New England

Five expert tips on how to be a great hackathon host from AngelHack CEO (1/2)

The notion of bringing together a hundred or more developers over a weekend to compete in teams and come up with innovative new products or …

Computer Hacking

TwitchCon's Hackathon returns on October 27

Developers will race to build useful extensions for the streaming platform.<p>TwitchCon 2018 is fast approaching, and the annual celebration of the streamer community will again hold a hackathon for developers to create fun and/or useful Twitch extensions using the platform's API tools. They'll have …

Technology

How Amazon wants to use serverless apps to end human trafficking

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is teaming up with nonprofits to launch a hackathon focused on building apps to end human trafficking. The Serverless Apps …

Apps

The first cannabis hackathon in history

That’s what they tell me. Devpost, the online hangout for software developers seeking real jobs where most of the world’s hackathons are listed, had …

Computer Hacking

Chevrolet launches Call Me Out app to discourage distracted driving

Uses phone's sensors and recorded messages from friends and family<p>Chevrolet is launching a new smartphone app that takes aim at distracted driving by encouraging drivers to leave the phone alone while operating the vehicle. Developed in a hackathon with college students, it leverages the influences …

Apps

Experience from the <code>/earth hackathon for Project Drawdown

Project Drawdown is the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming.<p>On Sept. 5, 6, and 7 of 2018, a project founded by Henry …

Open Source Software

BAN #43: Ariel heads south, polychromatic clouds

Subscribers saw that SpaceX Dragon capsule video a day before I posted it on the blog, if that sort of thing interests you.<p>Follow o’ the</i> …

Social Media

Interview Cyber Peacekeeping Forces on their concept of blockchain based cyber incident reporting

We met Cyber Peacekeeping Forces (CPF) at the Blockchaingers hackathon in Groningen (2018) and are now, months later, curious to learn bout their …

Blockchain

Three teams make the cut in hackathon

The two-day hackathon organised by the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) to find out solutions to mitigate hardships caused by natural disasters, …

Bank of America

Vancouver tries to ‘hack’ its way out of traffic deaths

With more than a dozen people dying in car crashes and collisions each year in Vancouver, the city is looking for a new way to find a solution.<p>At the …

University of British Columbia

Vancouver tries to ‘hack’ its way out of traffic deaths - Surrey Now-Leader

With more than a dozen people dying in car crashes and collisions each year in Vancouver, the city is looking for a new way to find a solution.<p>At the …

University of British Columbia