Hackathons

Founder of HTC Delivering Keynote Speech at a Major Virtual Reality Hackathon at UC Berkeley - Press Release

<b>VR Platform Fulldive and Nonprofit Upsync Announce Start of Series of Major Virtual Reality Hackathon Events at UC Berkeley</b><p>Berkeley, CA - April 28, …

Virtual Reality

Third round of Hackathon tickets now available

Miss out on the first two rounds of tickets to the hackathon at Disrupt NY 2017? Don’t fret.<p>Today, we’re releasing a new batch of hackathon tickets, so everyone out there who has been waiting to get tickets to the best hackathon in New York can get in on the action. You can get your tickets here.<p>At …

Startups

10 Tips to Win your Next Hackathon

Hello, everyone!<p>In 2016, I participated in my first hackathon ever. When I moved to Montreal, I discovered a beautiful community around technology …

Productivity

The Dallas Morning News had a pile of tech issues they weren’t getting to, so they had a hackathon

The Dallas Morning News has made a lot of changes in the last few years. They launched a new site. They built a custom content management system. …

Dallas

Scott Adams' Blog

Regular readers of this blog know that I wrote a book about the benefits of <i>systems versus goals</i>. You also might know that I cofounded a startup …

Startups

Students hack ideas for solutions at UA’s first hackathon

As the sun rose in Akron on Sunday morning, light shone through the windows of Bit Factory onto empty cans of Red Bull and sleeping bags scattered on …

Ohio

Hackathon to Help Make Medicines Accessible

Over a weekend in March 2017, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) held its first Hackathon in New York City. More than 30 …

Doctors Without Borders

Help bring VR to outer space at this upcoming hackathon

<b>NASA’s</b> annual Space Apps Challenge is back for a second year in the D.C. area, and this year the theme is “earth.” Here in D.C. the organizing crew …

Virtual Reality

Apps World North America Hackathon winner used Project Oxford

The winning team of the Apps World North America Hackathon used Project Oxford to win a Surface Pro 3 by using face recognition in SONY glasses.

Behrend hacking teams win big at RIT, Penn State events

ERIE, Pa. — Susan Fowler left Uber, the ride-hailing service, without a leather jacket: After promising one to each of the company’s site-reliability …

Penn State

ProPublica is Hosting a Hackathon in Chicago to Design Innovative New Health Care Solutions

ProPublica is holding its first ever hackathon to celebrate the recent launch of our Vital Signs API, inviting participants to Chicago to create …

Health Care

UX Terms Every Web Designer Must Have In Their Vocabulary

Image via Shutterstock<p><b>Since user experience</b> trends change up pretty frequently, new terms are often thrown at designers at the speed of a baseball …

UX Design

Cities count on civic hackers to get the data to the people

Volunteer civic hackers are a driving force behind smart city efforts in Louisville and elsewhere.<p>It was a busy Saturday in downtown Louisville, Ky. While participants in a local 5K ran through city streets, dozens of civic hackers gathered a few stories up in a co-working space called the LouieLab …

Smart Cities

A look at professional hackathon competitors who subsist on prizes from corporate hackathons

「NASA黑客松」Space Apps Challenge 2017

WHAT IS SPACE APPS CHALLENGE?<p>The world's largest global hackathon<p>Since its inception in 2012, the ​International Space Apps Challenge, a part of …

Space

The AEC Hackathon in Munich

I had the great pleasure of attending the first half (give or take) of the recent AEC Hackathon in Munich. It was held over the first weekend of my …

How Osmo decides to make its tangible, high-tech toys

A huge number of toys today include high-tech and interactive components that keep kids in front of screens. But when it comes to health and educational development, multiple studies have found that kids benefit from things like building with blocks, playing with both hands and looking away from …

Kids

These Hackathon Hustlers Make Their Living From Corporate Coding Contests - Bloomberg

Peter Ma looked around his San Francisco condo and realized he’d won everything in it. His flat-screen TV, home theater system, 3D printers, phones, …

Programming

Coding for Abortion Access

One Friday in March, several hundred volunteers filed into the headquarters of GitHub, in South Beach, San Francisco. The space looked like a warehouse turned into a rec center for an exceptionally wealthy university—aged-leather couches, wagon-wheel chandeliers suspended over long raw-wood tables, …

Rights & Freedoms

GeekWire Calendar Picks: Seattle’s giant VR Hackathon; an anime extravaganza; and more

Spring is in the air, the weather in Seattle is finally improving and techies across the Northwest are gearing up for the spring Seattle Virtual …

Seattle

PM Narendra Modi says, we need SEO – Skills Engagement Optimisation: Smart India Hackathon 2017

On the maiden edition of the Smart India Hackathon 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the participating students and aspiring innovators at …

Technology (India)

Agri-logistics wins Lebanon's first agritech hackathon

A logistics idea called Sou2 Baladi won Lebanon’s first agritech hackathon on Sunday, taking home $3,000 and a place in the new Agryech Accelerator …

Startups

Smart India Hackathon live updates: PM Modi addresses aspiring innovators

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |<p>PM Narendra Modi (Source: PTI Photo/File)<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address over 10,000 aspiring …

Narendra Modi

Youth of India want to find solutions to nation’s problems: PM Modi at Smart India Hackathon

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi.<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed over 10,000 aspiring innovators …

Pakistan

PM Narendra Modi says IT solutions are necessary to solve problems of common people: Smart India Hackathon 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called upon Indian youth to innovate new ideas and use technology to bring about the changes that the …

Innovation

PM Modi to address participants at Smart India Hackathon 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the students participating in Smart India Hackathon 2017 on Saturday 10pm through video conferencing. The …

Innovation

PM Narendra Modi to address finalists of the Smart India Hackathon on 1 April

The Grand Finale of the Smart India Hackathon will be held from 8 AM on 1 April to 8 PM on 2 April. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the …

Narendra Modi

How FemmeHacks inspired 200 women to keep pursuing tech careers

I was frustrated my freshman year.<p>It was hard to find a group of women in computer science to form study groups with or to chat with about some of …

Women's News

Ryerson hosts Social Good Hackathon

Young coders were given 24 hours to solve local charities’ tech challenges.

Canadian News

GeekWire Calendar Picks: A code-free hackathon; Thirsty Thursday with GeekWire; and more

If you’re not a techie, the world of software development can seem like an overwhelming, alien land.<p>But knowing how to code or program is becoming an …

University of Washington