The Hack U season concluded with a great week at the University of California, San Diego UCSD. Special thanks to Cody Noghera, Deputy Director of Corporate Affiliates Program (CAP), and Erica Kosa, for helping organize the hack. Also to Gert Lanckreit, of "herd it" fame, Professor Rick Ord, and Gary Gillespie for being guest judges.
The 24-hour hack session ran Thursday and Friday. Here are the results from the competition, with descriptions of the hacks submitted.
- #1 Overall: Rock My World!, an iPhone app that displays local concerts
- #2 Overall: Friend's Favorite Movies, a Facebook app that adds your friends' favorite movies to your Netflix queue
- #3 Overall: DateRoulette, a website that organizes blind dates for you based on open times in your schedule
- Hack For Good: SaverList, a desktop app to help find out who’s safe and who's missing after a natural disaster, using Twitter
- Mobile: Breakfast, an iPhone app that displays multiple content from multiple sources (so you can catch up on everything before breakfast)
- Honorable mentions: Breakfast and Friend's Favorite Movies for struggling with OAuth, and UTag for struggling with Firefox extension development.
You can find a full list of hacks submitted on the event's HackU page.
We've shared our event pictures on Flickr.