Twelve hours was all they had. Gathered in a computer room at Facebook, college students from 17 universities around the world spent the night hacking away at an annoying problem.
There to participate in the social network’s College Hackathon, these students were finalists from smaller regional events that took place throughout the year. Each team received a trip to Silicon Valley to compete and see who could turn their ideas into reality. In the end, the University of Waterloo prevailed and took home $2,000, a trophy, and bragging rights.
Meet Quin, the social version of Siri