One result of the first Open Hack Day was that our expectations of what a developer event could and should be were raised dramatically. Then we had the nice problem of figuring out how to do it again. We resisted the self-imposed pressure to up the ante at first because we didn't think we could. But that seemed like a cop out.
Then the European team started asking some questions about the event, and the answer to our problem became obvious. Hack Day needed to go to London. It needed to happen in the summer. It should be at an amazing venue. We needed cool music. And we should partner with other innovative companies like BBC Backstage.
The wheels are in motion on all those fronts, and now we're on our way to setting expectations even higher.
Event organizer Tom Coates posted his thoughts on why this is such an exciting opportunity and described what people do at Hack Day:
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"It is with great pleasure that I'm going to direct you all over to hackday.org and encourage you to sign up