Tag: hackathon

by J. Nathan Matias

Is there such a thing as Christian hacking? The organizers of Code for the Kingdom, a 48-hour hack day with cash prizes, certainly believe so. Last month, almost 150 people gathered in San Francisco for Code for the Kingdom, a hackathon that gave away $11,000 in prizes to teams developing Christian projects. The event also [...] more »

by Denise Cheng

This post was co-written by Pablo Rey Maz√≥n. A day before Hurricane Sandy touched down, netizens began to congregate via etherpads, Google Docs and IRC, assuming the name “HurricaneHackers.” HurricaneHackers teamed up with Sandy CrisisCamps — a series of hackathons organized by CrisisCommons around the world — to host a hackathon here at MIT Media [...] more »

by Dan Sinker

There’s no better example of the global scale of the Knight-Mozilla OpenNews project than the dualing hack days we recently sponsored in New York City and Buenos Aires. In New York, we gave money for travel scholarships to bring top-notch developers to town to take part in the Wall Street Journal’s Data Transparency Weekend, which [...] more »