Hackers, hackers everywhere ... recently we've been in Bangalore for an Open Hack Day, in Sunnyvale for another quarterly internal Hack Day, and all across the USA, for the second season of University Hack Day.
If you haven't heard about University Hack Day, here's a taste:
"University Hack Day is your chance to develop something that will revolutionize the industry, or at least make people laugh. (Yes, we're really that easy.) Oh and: yes, there are prizes. Adoration from your peers, huge recognition from top talent at Yahoo!, unique trophies and (of course!) tons of t-shirts, so you can put off that laundry run for yet another week."
Halfway through the season, here's what we've seen so far.
From Carnege-Mellon University:
- Brian Krausz - Map Tag
- Matt Thompson - flolcatr
- Matt Thompson (again) - Demograph
- Paul O'Shannessy - yWeather
- Sam Hashemi and Steve Hillenii - Traffic
Winners: Demograph, Map Tag, and Traffic.
From the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:
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