This WayHere at YDN, we are no strangers to Hack Days. Back in 2006, we pioneered the "Open Hack" event, a 2-day overnight hackathon hosted on Yahoo!'s Sunnyvale campus. Open to any and all developers and featuring a Beck performance to boot, Yahoo!'s first Open Hack was truly epic.
Today, YDN's hack program continues to be an important and special way to connect with the developer community. In 2012, we sponsored or organized 7 Hack events spanning the globe through which we were able to meet over one thousand developers. You can see the full list in our year-end review. Through each hack event, we were able to share and exchange knowledge and encourage collaborative innovation, a cornerstone of the YDN hack program.
Not only has Yahoo! continued to support hack, but we have been encouraged by the number of hack initiatives that have sprouted since we did our first Open Hack in 2006. Facebook, Google, Twitter, and just about every start-up with an API have sponsored hackathons, developerRead More »from Long Live Hack