Conferences

Hackers and Innovators Make Switzerland Their Headquarters

By | Oct 14, 2015 at 8:39 am

Innovation leaders from markets all around the world are flocking to Switzerland. Driving this move is the desire to live and work among a community of people developing the products and services of the future. The fact that Switzerland consistently ranks at the top…

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Chicago

$18,000 Up for Grabs at This Weekend’s Chicago INTXHACK

By | Apr 29, 2015 at 9:00 pm

This weekend, the Internet & Television Expo will hold the very first INTXHACK, a 24-hour hackathon focused on rethinking the future of digital entertainment. At stake is a total of $18,000 available to winning ideas. “Thousands of industry leaders are coming to Chicago for…

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San Francisco

There’s a ‘Stupid Shit No One Needs & Terrible Ideas’ Hackathon

By | Apr 6, 2015 at 3:00 pm

So, apparently, there’s a Stupid Shit No One Needs & Terrible Ideas Hackathon, and I’m just now finding out that such a thing exists. It was posted on Hacker News last night, and – as you’d expect from the name – the hackathon is…

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Miami

Win $10K in Cash Prizes by Hacking a Museum

By | Nov 6, 2014 at 3:07 pm

For years, museums have taken visitors on journeys through historical periods, but the tools are many times one-way means of experiencing cultural institutions (think of the audiobooks). But in the last few years, museums world-wide have been exploring digital and mobile technologies to create…

Announcements

Worldwide Meteor Day Unites Developers in Over 40 Countries

By | Nov 5, 2014 at 9:00 am

The entire international Meteor community is hosting simultaneous meetups on Thursday, November 6. Worldwide Meteor Day is not a gathering of like-minded stargazers. This event will be hosted by software developers in 127 cities across the globe who are interested in Meteor, an open-source platform for building modern web…

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Announcements

GlobalHack III Doesn’t Want St. Louis and Ferguson to Heal Artificially

By | Oct 30, 2014 at 3:05 pm

GlobalHack, a hackathon coming to us from St. Louis, has made the decision to sustain the momentum generated by their first two successful events. They just announced the details for their much anticipated third event, GlobalHack III. The nonprofit organization fosters talent and innovation…

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Atlanta

Mobile Developers Win 30K in Cash Prizes With App for American Cancer Society

By | Sep 26, 2014 at 3:04 pm

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), in partnership with the Metro Atlanta Chamber, announced today the winners of the first ever Mobility Live Hack-Back Invitational. Team MTM-Hack, lead by Tamby Kojak and included team members Matt Byrne and Mahmoud Abouelnasr, bested 5 other presenting teams,…

Business

Boston

MIT is Hosting a Breast Pump Hackathon This Weekend

By | Sep 17, 2014 at 3:00 pm

For a device that’s supposed to help new mothers everywhere (and for something that’s been around since the mid-19th century), breast pumps sure haven’t gotten any better at doing their job. While the main goal of a breast pump is to literally pump milk…

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GlobalHack II is Coming, And They’re Offering a $50,000 Cash Prize

By | Jul 10, 2014 at 4:30 pm

Earlier this year St. Louis was home to a successful hackathon, GlobalHack. The triumph of that inaugural hackathon has prompted the announcement of the highly anticipated second event, GlobalHack II, which will take place from August 22 to the 24 at the Cortex Innovation…