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A shelf that tells you when you need milk and more ideas from a home hackathon

A shelf that tells you when you need milk and more ideas from a home hackathon | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In just 24 hours, teams of makers hacked a bunch of home appliances to give them cool, new features at the GE FirstBuild Hack the Home Hackathon over the weekend in Louisville, Kentucky.
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$20K Hackathon winner uses open data to design Career Path app

$20K Hackathon winner uses open data to design Career Path app | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
After 48 hours spent mining government data, designing an app, and writing computer code, this year's Canadian Open Data Experience winners came up with a way to help youth choose a career path.

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Uber Launches Virtual Hackathon For API Developers

Uber Launches Virtual Hackathon For API Developers | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Last August, Uber that would make it easier for third-party developers to hail a ride from within their own apps.
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The iron man of all hackathons in the Benelux is near.

The iron man of all hackathons in the Benelux is near. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Dutch Open Hackathon, the ‘iron man’ of all hackathons in the Benelux is near and it still has a 100 spaces left. This hackathon, organised by Open State will go down in two weeks in Amsterdam.
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Hackathons seek to tap business models that can scale up ideas into startups ... - Economic Times

Hackathons seek to tap business models that can scale up ideas into startups ... - Economic Times | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
BENGALURU: Two hackathons kicked off in different parts of India last weekend to address specific objectives, signifying coming of age of marathon coding events that have so far largely been about...
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Hackathons, Smart Cities and Startups: Life Inside a Coworking Space

Hackathons, Smart Cities and Startups: Life Inside a Coworking Space | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

So you’ve got your Next Great Idea for a data science startup that’s going to change the world. There’s a diverse number of paths you could take- incubators, accelerators, hiring a cheap office space- but one option we hear less about is coworking. We recently spoke to William van den Broek, one of the Co-Founders of the Mutinerie coworking spaces in Paris, about why he sees coworking as “the future of work”.

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Hacking Education; Project-Based Learning Trumps the Ivory Tower - Hackaday

Hacking Education; Project-Based Learning Trumps the Ivory Tower - Hackaday | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Hackathons are now being run to solve many of the world’s problems. Recent examples include MIT Media Lab ‘make the breast pump not suck,’ and Yale’s ‘hacking heath’. Both of these hackathons were one-weekend sprints with the goal of developing rapid proof-of-concept prototype solutions.

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NYU Hackathon Heralds New Generation of Bitcoin Apps - CoinDesk

NYU Hackathon Heralds New Generation of Bitcoin Apps - CoinDesk | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A weekend bitcoin hackathon at NYU's Leslie eLab showcased a new generation of apps, many written by bitcoin newcomers.
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GET.D.zentralized Berlin Summit & Hackaton

GET.D.zentralized Berlin Summit & Hackaton | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

This African proverb implies that it takes a whole community to create and develop a collaborative network that really helps us to get ahead. It is an universally acknowledged truth that holds true until today. 

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A new digital marketing platform in 24 hours? How hackathons aid collaborative ... - Busbyway

As more and more businesses are reaping the rewards of internal hackathons, agencies are starting to use hack days with clients as a way to build digital marketing products quickly. This collaborative new form of product development allows businesses to improve their existing platforms and respond quickly to changing marketing conditions and consumer demands – as FusePump and Chain Reaction Cycles found out.


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Lessons From A Healthcare Hackathon - Business Solutions Magazine

Lessons From A Healthcare Hackathon - Business Solutions Magazine | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Hackathons were born straight out of the software-coding community, but do they hold any lessons for VARs? If a vendor is interested in staying on top of where their industry is headed — then yes.

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The Hackaday Prize: You Build Open Hardware, We Send You to Space

The Hackaday Prize: You Build Open Hardware, We Send You to Space | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
  For weeks we've been teasing you that something BIG was coming. This is it. Six months from now one hardware hacker will claim The Hackaday Prize and in doing so, secure the grand prize of a...
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Civic hackathons adopt a healthy approach - Philadelphia City Paper

Civic hackathons adopt a healthy approach - Philadelphia City Paper | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

But hackathons, which have been popular here since the early 2000s, are becoming less about trendy apps and more about solving real-world problems. Local hackers are paving the way for “civic hacking,” or using technology to solve city, state and neighborhood problems. And these marathon code-writing sessions are taking a turn toward the healthy in order to produce better results.

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Bright minds collaborate at NASA-sponsored 'hackathon' in Pasadena - The Pasadena Star-News

Bright minds collaborate at NASA-sponsored 'hackathon' in Pasadena - The Pasadena Star-News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
PASADENA >> Talented and scientific-minded competitors gathered in Pasadena and around the world this weekend for a NASA-sponsored “hackathon” geared at innovating new, high-tech solutions to problems affecting the world, and beyon...
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Another successful Hackathon comes to Fab Lab

Another successful Hackathon comes to Fab Lab | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The trending #fabhack2015 stands for the three day Hackathon that took place at our very own Fab Lab London a few weekends ago.
All of these beautiful pictures of our event are thanks to Max Colsen, check out his other work here.
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Hackathons | Europeana Space, Best Practice Network

Hackathons | Europeana Space, Best Practice Network | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Europeana Space hackathons are based on the Pilots and are open to creative SMEs, developers and individual makers/producers. Each hackathon will have a specific theme based on the respective pilot it’s partnered with. We want to see new, innovative and fresh
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You don't need to code to be part of Code for Philly - Technical.ly Philly

You don't need to code to be part of Code for Philly - Technical.ly Philly | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The civic hacking group is organizing a transportation hackathon. It'll be one of three Code for Philly hackathons in 2015.
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Amsterdam Bitcoin Hackathon Winner Discovers Way To Remove Confirmations

Amsterdam Bitcoin Hackathon Winner Discovers Way To Remove Confirmations | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
If bitcoin is meant to be the perfect money for the internet, one important property seems to be lacking: instant, secure, and trustless transactions.
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Not Just for Coders: Hackathons for Hardware Innovation - Wired

Not Just for Coders: Hackathons for Hardware Innovation - Wired | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
I recently had a chance to participate in the MIT Media Lab’s “Make the Breast Pump Not Suck” Hackathon.
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Up all night with bitcoin hackers - Fortune

Up all night with bitcoin hackers - Fortune | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
At a hackathon at New York University, students and bitcoin enthusiasts eschew sleep to develop new, potentially profitable uses for the digital currency.
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Hackathon trend coming to LSU - LSU The Reveille

Hackathon trend coming to LSU - LSU The Reveille | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Computer whiz kids from colleges across the country are preparing to eat, sleep and breathe programming to turn their ideas into technological realities.

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Save the date! The 4th edition of our annual Living on the Edge even takes place on October 23-26 at the unMonastery in Matera, Italy.

Save the date! The 4th edition of our annual Living on the Edge even takes place on October 23-26 at the unMonastery in Matera, Italy. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
What it's all about: http://goo.gl/jcX9C5 Increasing impact of existing projects and programs. Getting new initiatives off the ground and keeping them there. Building a collaborative stewardship ecosystem to better take care of physical, digital and community assets. 
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Most Important Hackathon Hack | Hack for Western Mass

Most Important Hackathon Hack | Hack for Western Mass | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

This year at Hack for Western Mass, we're including a youth hackathon.  We will be making wildflower seed bombs, building robots, doing yoga and mixed-martial arts, building virtual worlds in Minecraft, hula-hooping, creating stop-motion animations, making worm composting bins, programming Scratch games, and more! 

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Hardware Hackathon Winners Will Be Awarded A Trip To Space [Video] - PSFK

Hardware Hackathon Winners Will Be Awarded A Trip To Space [Video] - PSFK | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


Hackaday is calling on hardware hackers to create a piece of open hardware that is more than the usual Internet of Things project and have the potential to change people's lives.

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Airbitz & Dark Wallet Devs Win Bitcoin Hackathon with DarkMarket! - Airbitz

Airbitz & Dark Wallet Devs Win Bitcoin Hackathon with DarkMarket! - Airbitz | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Airbitz and Dark Wallet developers team up to win Toronto bitcoin hackathon with DarkMarket, a decentralized peer-to-peer marketplace.
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