Hacks Submitted


  1. 0

    Machine-Controlled, Generic, Expandable Interface for Vending and Amusement Appliances

    Submitted by Linux Users Group @ ACM @ UIUC

    The Machine-Controlled, Generic, Expandable Interface for Vending and Amusement Appliances, aka 'McGeivaa', is a Python application layer and API for developing customized, adaptable interfaces for vending machines and entertainment systems (like pinball machines or arcade cabinets). Integrated with the University of Illinois' iCard system for authentication, McGeivaa allows users to swipe their cards and purchase items from vending machines or record their scores in games. McGeiv…

    • Linux Users Group @ ACM @ UIUC Members
    • Kevin Lange
    • Dylan Nugent
    • Robert Schiele
    • Sean Nicolay
  2. 4

    Top Entities Retrieval, Visualization, and Summary from Web

    Submitted by

    Instead of displaying blue links to the top relevant documents like traditional search engines, we retrieve the top-k relevant entities. Then we display the top-k entities as a integrated structural graph of correlated entities with the advanced visualization techniques. Our system can bring the previously isolated entities into one integrated, interlinked and entity graph, upon which users can issue queries beyond simply typing keywords. This is much more intuitive and attractive th…

    • Members
    • Yintao Yu
    • Binbin Liao
  3. 5

    Connect the Dots!

    Submitted by falcon

    The hack is motivated by the questions on quiz programs which typically are "What is the connection between person X and place Y?" "Connect the two personalities". etc This hack leveraging the code base from our past projects, will showcase a programmatic approach to answering such "Connect the dots!" questions addressing interesting research problems along the way.

    • falcon Members
    • Bharath Balakrishnan
  4. 8

    ipClickr

    Submitted by ipClickr

    iClickr for SMS

    • ipClickr Members
    • Sam Liu
    • Karan Parikh
  5. 9

    Panshift

    Submitted by

    A desktop Pandora player with iTunes and LastFM integration. Downloads, tags (artist, name, album, station, album art), and plays. Python/wxPython

    • Members
    • Ian Wetherbee
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    Find Me

    Submitted by BIG_CAT

    I want to fetch face from social networking site and will find for that person in other sites.

    • BIG_CAT Members
    • Gireesh nayak
    • Sanjay Joshi
  7. 16

    Face To Workspace

    Submitted by 5VNQ3

    Switch workspaces by moving your face! Why take your hands off the home row when you don't have to? Face To Workspace allows you to seamlessly vomit code while chatting with your friends! The possibilities are endless!

    • 5VNQ3 Members
    • Johnston Jiaa
  8. 17

    rand(YouTube)

    Submitted by Lucky Penny Labs

    After a music genre is selected the website plays the top ten music videos of that category in random order. After a video ends, the next random video is automatically played.

    • Lucky Penny Labs Members
    • Ravi Theja Yada
    • Nikunj Kothari
  9. 19

    UIUC Class information grabber

    Submitted by

    This hack makes course information for UIUC classes easily available in a table so a student can see when a class has openings without having to tediously click through many menus.

    • Members
    • Devin Lundberg
  10. 20

    ZettabIt

    Submitted by zettabit and associates

    Our tool provides an easy way to build, view, and share computer designs.

    • zettabit and associates Members
    • Ari Blumenthal
    • Greg Ver Halen
    • Jeremy Davis
  11. 21

    What Can I Do with My Food?

    Submitted by Food For Thought

    Given ingredients, find related recipes that include those ingredients.

    • Food For Thought Members
    • Thapanapong Rukkanchanunt
    • Emma Zhang
    • Shengzhao Wu
  12. 22

    pTeX

    Submitted by Mini-Ninjas

    An easy and fast way to create and view feature filled, rich, and easily sharable slide shows in a browser. Allows embeddable content, including Yahoo maps and Youtube. Also allows bulleted items, pictures, MathML coding, direct HTML scripting, and code blocks.

    • Mini-Ninjas Members
    • Nandit Tiku
    • Koushik Roy
    • Raeed Chowdhury
  13. 23

    Good Morning

    Submitted by

    This website gives the user access to multiple resources he/she needs to start the day, all easily melded into one user-oriented site. Technology used: - Yahoo Weather RSS feed - jQuery Menu - ajax animation

    • Members
    • Jerome Hwang
    • Song Gao
  14. 24

    ZoomZoom..Yahoo!

    Submitted by ZoomZoom..Yahoo!

    Just enjoy it! Look what a cool image browsing application you can build using MS Silverlight! The solution is based on MS Deep Zoom (codename Seadragon) technology that allows viewing multiple images in the highest possible resolution in one screen, highly interactive and optimized (relative to resolution) to the traffic sent! This Silverlight application is devoted to HackU @ UIUC and contatins images from previous years hackdays aligned to form a HackU logo!

    • ZoomZoom..Yahoo! Members
    • Nikita Spirin
  15. 25

    YCommandAndTalk

    Submitted by YCommand

    It's firefox blugin, enabling user to talk with others and send command without switching windows

    • YCommand Members
    • Rui Li
    • Wen Pu
    • Huizhong Duan
  16. 26

    Aethyr

    Submitted by Aethyr

    Aethyr - a Flash app written to download from iTunes HomeShares.

    • Aethyr Members
    • Onur Karaman
    • Jiawei Li
  17. 27

    Full Disclosure: Hacking HackU

    Submitted by Team LUG

    Demonstrates vulnerabilities in Yahoo!'s cookie system and web interface for HackU.

    • Team LUG Members
    • Kevin 'しかけ' Lange
    • Dylan '♞xd4' Nugent
    • Sean '☃' Nicolay
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    Ynews!

    Submitted by Ynews!

    Newsgroup client using only HTML5 and JavaScript (AJAX)

    • Ynews! Members
    • Sukolsak Sakshuwong
    • Teng Siong Ong
  19. 29

    YCommandAndTalk

    Submitted by

    the server is on my notebook. So it doesn't work. send me an email, I will start it

    • Members
    • Rui Li
  20. 37

    IITB Test

    Submitted by test guy

    test entry

    • test guy Members
    • tester
  21. 38

    IDeA

    Submitted by readBarrons

    IDeA is an Idea Development Application, ideal for brainstorming sessions, or whenever one wishes to type words on colorful scratchpads with friends.

    • readBarrons Members
    • Santosh Ananthakrishnan
    • Chiraag Juvekar
    • Sai Kulkarni
  22. 40

    taunticon

    Submitted by rocknrolla

    taunts in normal chat along with emoticons.

    • rocknrolla Members
    • Arun Sai
    • Harish T
    • R Ravi
    • Nikhil Simha
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    META-Ratings

    Submitted by The God-Vader

    Problems addressed by the app - 1. Generating weighted ratings about a movie based on how his connections' ratings have matched up with his own ratings in the past. 2. Re-Ordering suggestions for movies based on two criteria a) User's interests reflected by his previous ratings b) The Weighted Ratings of his friends as described above. 3. Populating the movie database and keywords related to a movie by crawling a movie website (www.moviesweb.com)

    • The God-Vader Members
    • Abhay Kumar Bothra
    • Naman Agarwal
    • Kunal Shah
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    ProximityTracker

    Submitted by 101010

    Reminding a user of a task depending on his location and the proximity to the location where the task is to be completed.

    • 101010 Members
    • Prashant Sohani
    • Pritish Kamath
    • Namit Katariya
    • Aditya Tiwari
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    ChatNormalizer

    Submitted by Winners

    Our hack converts the short form written in English chat to actual English words. We take care of the context while predicting the sentence. Needless to mention that we do not do it by just maintaining a database. Such a system has an obvious disadvantage of failing on seeing new words. We will also illustrate this using the state-of-the-art available implementations of similar convertors. EXAMPLES For example u r gr8 , it will translate it into "you are great". More examples after imple…

    • Winners Members
    • Rohit Saraf
    • Harshvardhan Mandad
    • Vinay Surana
    • Vivek Surana
  26. 44

    FaceWrapInTrafficUsingMaps

    Submitted by DirtyDanzils

    It's a lovely hack..its a surprise for later..

    • DirtyDanzils Members
    • D. Tharun
    • Praneeth S.
    • S. Khaleja
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    Geo-Connect

    Submitted by Rumblers

    Client will have his friend updates based on its location and can find the hot topic this all will be based on its geo-location

    • Rumblers Members
    • Arpit Malani
    • Vivek V Velankar
    • Hermesh Gupta
    • Ravi Sagar P
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    City touring based on user parameters

    Submitted by Highs and Hallucinations of Hacking

    This app would give places of interests based on a user parameters;for instance if the user gives the name of a city and a parameter historical, it would show places of historical interests. We also hope to show picture previews of those places.

    • Highs and Hallucinations of Hacking Members
    • Sandeep P.
    • Praneeth S.
    • Tharun D.
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    Y! Melody

    Submitted by TH3 H4X0R5

    Developing a Yahoo! Messenger IM plug-in which allows mutual background music to be played during a chat session. The mp3 being played on one of the client's machine can be sent to the other client's machine and they can have a common music being played on their machines while chatting to each other. A preference to the background song to be played can be chosen if multiple chat-windows are open.

    • TH3 H4X0R5 Members
    • Ankit Shah
    • Abhay Kadam
    • Swapnil Ghuge
    • Utkarsh Patankar
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    City touring based on user parameters

    Submitted by Highs and Hallucinations of Hacking

    Given two places and a user parameter, say for instance entertainment, the app would display places in the path that would be hotbeds of entertainment. We hope to display photo previews of those places.

    • Highs and Hallucinations of Hacking Members
    • Sandeep P.
    • Praneeth S.
    • Tharun D.
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    iBroadcast

    Submitted by

    This app allows a user to broadcast in several social networks in one go. Essentially writing something like a blog post would send n abstract of it to facebook wall, twitter updates and some other piece is mailed to a specific group of people etc.

    • Members
    • Uttam Sikaria
    • Kumar Akarsh
    • Vipul Choudhary
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    iBroadcast

    Submitted by trendies

    This app allows a user to broadcast in several social networks in one go. Essentially writing something like a blog post would send n abstract of it to facebook wall, twitter updates and some other piece is mailed to a specific group of people etc.

    • trendies Members
    • Uttam Sikaria
    • Kumar Akarsh
    • Vipul Choudhary
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    TheBigPicture

    Submitted by LDAP

    Aim : To provide better context to reader of news/articles by bringing out the different relationships (possibly strong and hidden) using graphs. Functionality : Profiles based access [Optional]. Having profiles would allow easy access to your previous graphs and use them to create new ones. User would be able to create graphs/ search public graphs. Modify existing graph to add new nodes and links which are either relevant or try to bring new insights.

    • LDAP Members
    • Dinesh Dharme
    • Lav Kumar
    • Akhil Deshmukh
    • Prateek Desai
  34. 52

    User Authentication

    Submitted by Enlight

    This is a quite simple login application through which a valid yahoo user can logs in.

    • Enlight Members
    • Balan
    • Balan S.P
    • Mahesh R
    • Anto S
  35. 53

    Bolts

    Submitted by Bolts

    Web designers have many templates in his computer and if he want to find a template for particular type of requirement he have to open all folders and then see all html files in browser. Our software will change the folder icon to screenshot of respective html file in that folder.

    • Bolts Members
    • Gaurav Meena
  36. 54

    Kaun-Tour

    Submitted by Kachcha Nimbooz

    It takes your favorite band name gives you back their current tour plan.

    • Kachcha Nimbooz Members
    • Sagar Bhokre
    • Aniket Bahadarpurkar
    • Iman Mukherjee
    • Debashis Bhattacharya
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    Forwarding message to a Distributed group

    Submitted by Crushing Robots

    A group list with a number of attributes are maintained in each of the group member. When a message/mail is send to one of the member with one of the attribute, the mail will be forwarded to all the group member having that particular attribute.

    • Crushing Robots Members
    • Krishna Teja
    • Arindam Mallik
  38. 57

    Follow Up Reader

    Submitted by students :)

    We are planning to suggest users new articles based on their history of web browsing and to provide follow up on articles that the user has read before.

    • students :) Members
    • Abhishek Asawa
    • Yashwardhan
    • Mudit Malpani
    • Akhil Tak
  39. 58

    Friend Circle

    Submitted by Open Circle

    The idea to filter the overwhelming information supplied by Facebook and limit it to the information relevant to the user, based in his interaction with his friends and present it into a very intuitive interface based on HTML5

    • Open Circle Members
    • Gaurav Toshniwal
    • Sumit Somani
    • Manav Kataria
    • Mayank Singhal
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    Dhvani

    Submitted by People's Democratic Party

    Aim: Web-based App to interactively teach illiterates symbolic form(read/write) of language using their knowlegde of spoken form. Functionality: 1] User would learn to identify letters(symbolic form) based on their sounds. 2] User could learn to write complex words using simple letters.

    • People's Democratic Party Members
    • Pankaj Pandey
    • Dinesh Dharme
    • Prashant Agrawal
  41. 62

    RealChess - Learn while you play

    Submitted by ram-bharose

    The hack RealChess promises to be the most useful app in the world of chess. Its a multiplayer platform where players from different regions can play online with each other. The hack is amazing for its unique provision of analyzing game quantitatively and that too real time. i.e a player can quantitatively found out how better his position is than the opponent while the game is in progress. He can then accordingly improve his situation, learn the best moves etc thereby increasing his ches…

    • ram-bharose Members
    • Sachin A S
    • Praveen Dhanala
    • Akhilesh Kashyap
  42. 63

    jaago grahak jaago

    Submitted by Hack Masters Gogo

    Our aim is to provide user with prices of the product it sees. When user is standing say at Mall and looks at a product and want to get top best prices for it, the only thing he/she has to do is to take out his mobile phone, capture the image of the product and upload it on our application. Our application will process the image, extract it features and analyze it to get best suited image of its kind from our database. Corresponding to each image in our database we have some content on the b…

    • Hack Masters Gogo Members
    • Apekshit sharma
    • Saurabh Goyal
    • Paroksh saxena
    • Kunal Dudawat
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    Gigbook

    Submitted by

    This hack is all about getting all the information about the concerts going in/around your area . we plan to link this hack with facebook..wait for the demo to know what exactly it is :P

    • Members
    • Ashish Inani
    • Chaitanya talnikar
    • Saket Choudhary
    • saifhasan
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    Flickr Album Downloads

    Submitted by The Nocturnals

    Flickr currently doesn't provide any option for downloading multiple images of a person. So, here it is for u...

    • The Nocturnals Members
    • Hasan Kumar Reddy Alugubelly
    • Varun Suprashanth.J
    • Varun Reddy Karnati
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    Incorporating Non-Verbal Communication in Chat Messenger

    Submitted by Read Your Face

    This project aims at incorporating facial expressions in chat. While chatting, this application will allow to change facial expression of both the persons. When two persons (person1 and person2) chat with each other, images of both of them get loaded in both of their computers. Now, say person1 sends 'person1.smile'. This application will read person1's image, loaded in person2's computer and convert it to a smiling face.

    • Read Your Face Members
    • Debashis Bhattacharya
  46. 67

    Disc Menu

    Submitted by DiscUs

    Drop down menu are considered a usability nightmare, here I present a prototype option to that. It's simple to use and presentable enough for use.

    • DiscUs Members
    • Mayank Singhal
  47. 69

    Make my Tutorial

    Submitted by

    Compile data from various sources based on individual’s choice. A user can select and decide what data is important to him from the sources on the web. User can thus take that data from all the sources and compile them together to create a single document. The compiled document will have citation to each of the data chunk leading to the original source.

    • Members
    • Tejashree Aher
    • Samhita Kasula
    • Palak Dalal
    • Neha Jatav
  48. 70

    Dragon Drop

    Submitted by Bolts

    Managing friends across social netwroks seamlessly using drag-and-drop, with addtional utilities such as wall search and posts timed in the future.

    • Bolts Members
    • Akshaya Behera
    • Kunal Mittal
    • Siddharth Chinoy
    • Ignatius Pereira
  49. 71

    Travel Plan

    Submitted by Advait

    We are trying to explore the cities given by user

    • Advait Members
    • Piyush Joshi
    • Rajesh Arja
    • Advait Raut
    • Rupesh Bende
  50. 73

    Storm

    Submitted by RedBarrons

    This hack provides a space for project team members to brainstorm in a convenient way.

    • RedBarrons Members
    • Santosh Ananthakrishnan
    • Chiraag Juvekar
    • Sai Kulkarni
  51. 74

    Make my Tutorial

    Submitted by

    Compile data from various sources based on individual’s choice. A user can select and decide what data is important to him from the sources on the web. User can thus take that data from all the sources and compile them together to create a single document. The compiled document will have citation to each of the data chunk leading to the original source.

    • Members
    • Tejashree Aher
    • Samhita Kasula
    • Neha Jatav
    • Palak Dalal
  52. 75

    Dynamic Alerts

    Submitted by Crime Master GOGO

    Based on user's recent actions as extracted from his browser history, updates from his favorite sites will be dynamically displayed on a separate tab according to his preferences.

    • Crime Master GOGO Members
    • Rajesh Amradi
    • Ashish Mathew
    • Vivek Madan
  53. 76

    Context Based search

    Submitted by profilesearch

    provide a context/profile based search for users using yql and browser database in safari. apply filters on behalf of user

    • profilesearch Members
    • harish
  54. 77

    Browser Turns Editor

    Submitted by Cognitives

    Allows Users to Edit Web Pages Directly in Firefox

    • Cognitives Members
    • Aakash N S
    • S T Pratap
  55. 78

    View Tab

    Submitted by Cognitives

    Shows thumbnail Previews of tabs on Mouseover in Firefox

    • Cognitives Members
    • Aakash NS
    • S T Pratap
  56. 79

    Cookie stealing using Wireshark

    Submitted by Amit Tarkar

    Cookies of a victim can be seen in a wireshark packet and cookie variables can be edited using a firefox plugin "add n edit" plugin. So that the login session of the victim can be steal without knowing password

    • Amit Tarkar Members
    • Amit Tarkar
  57. 80

    Close Multiple Tabs

    Submitted by Cognitives

    Allows users to close multiple tabs simultaneously in Firefox

    • Cognitives Members
    • Aakash N S
    • S T Pratap
  58. 81

    Link Preview

    Submitted by Cognitives

    Shows the preview of a link in a small popup on mouseover

    • Cognitives Members
    • Aakash N S
    • S T Pratap
  59. 82

    blogbuzz

    Submitted by KeenCoders

    Follow blogs of your friends from your social networking site accounts supported by FireHose by just selecting them in a list. The updates will be shown to through E-mail or Y!updates

    • KeenCoders Members
    • R. Nikhil Simha
    • Arun Sai S
  60. 83

    loginall

    Submitted by Loginall

    Login into all your favourite accounts directly once you open the firefox

    • Loginall Members
    • Aakash NS
    • Sai Teja Pratap
  61. 84

    TwitUpdates

    Submitted by Cognitives

    Shows twitter updates of friends as popups in firefox

    • Cognitives Members
    • Aakash N S
    • S T Pratap
  62. 85

    JPlanner

    Submitted by Stack Overflow

    Plan your entire trip from one place to another, going through particular stations in between for a minimum period. Planning a Eurotrip could never be easier.

    • Stack Overflow Members
    • Garvit Juniwal
    • Ravi Bhoraskar
    • Harshit Mittal
    • Kovid Kapoor
  63. 86

    RemoveSearchBar

    Submitted by Cognitives

    Removes the search bar on the right in firefox

    • Cognitives Members
    • Aakash N S
    • S T Pratap
  64. 87

    Yahoo Answers on Chat

    Submitted by CyberPunk

    Users can chat with the bot and ask their queries. The bot will reply them back with a suitable answer.

    • CyberPunk Members
    • Pallav Vasa
  65. 88

    Y! priority search

    Submitted by cseiitb

    This app will run on mobile phones and search for movies (if time permits for books and food also) based on situation of the user, and uses EDGE on phones.. For example, a person would not know where to find food say at 2 o clock midnight. We cam even provide information regarding the crowd at a place because you dont want to go to a food court and find it full. When a group of people want to go for a movie without prior plans, this app would help.

    • cseiitb Members
    • sravan bonthala
    • mouli
  66. 89

    Sequential News Updater

    Submitted by Shaktimaan

    It will, on demand, append the updates on a particular news.

    • Shaktimaan Members
    • Palash Jhabak
    • Girish Nayak
  67. 91

    Gigbook

    Submitted by launchpad

    This is one of the crazy hack for you all music lovers thats all for know

    • launchpad Members
    • Ashish Inani
    • Chaitanya talnikar
    • Saket Choudhary
  68. 92

    Y!aab

    Submitted by

    It is an app on your desktop which takes any word, searches for relevant images from the internet and sets them as desktop backgrounds with transitions. This will be available in linux and if time permits, we will extend it to windows.

    • Members
    • Sravan B
    • Govind Chintapalli
    • S S Chandra Mouli
    • Gopi Sivakanth
  69. 94

    Make My Notes

    Submitted by

    Compile data from various sources based on individual’s choice. A user can select and decide what data is important to him from the sources on the web. User can thus take that data from all the sources and compile them together to create a single document. The compiled document will have citation to each of the data chunk leading to the original source. It can also be mailed to your friends.

    • Members
    • Neha Jatav
    • Palak Dalal
    • Samhita Kasula
    • Tejashree Aher