The prototypes were presented in front of a public audience and a panel including Marc Weiss (Web Lab / Digital Innovations Group), Michelle Byrd (Games for Change) and Karen Helmerson (New York State Council on the Arts). Find out about future POV Hackathon screenings at

Quick links to the prototype pages:
» Portraits of the Enemies (Participants’ Choice Award winner)
» @home
» Refugee Registry
» Return to Elwha
» V-Card Experience Engine

Want to see more? View the prototypes from POV Hackathon 1 (August 2012) and POV Hackathon 2 (January 2013).

POV Hackathon 4 will be held the weekend of July 27-28 2013, in New York City. The Call for Participants is now open at

Applications are due by midnight ET on Friday, May 31, 2013.

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