The 2010 Fall season of Hack U brought Yahoo! Web gurus and hack enthusiasts to seven universities (five in the US and two in India): Carnegie Mellon University; Cornell University; Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay; Indian Institute of Technology, Madras;
University of California, Berkeley; University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; and University of Michigan.
With this program, Yahoo! is looking to prepare the next generation of Web programmers for the future. "Theyll be the ones shaping our digital lives for the next decade," said Eric Wu, internal Hack leader. "Its important that students have the opportunity to learn about real-world problems and technology from industry partners. At Yahoo!, hacking is a huge part of our company culture, and we love bringing that type of excitement to university campuses around the world."
The winners from all campuses will fly to Sunnyvale, California, in early 2011 to compete in the Open Hack contest, where theyll battle it out forRead More »from Hack U Fall 2010 recap