Hackathon

What is hackathon culture?

What is hackathon culture?
What is hackathon culture to you? How does it vary from person to person based on the events they are part of? One young developer explains what...Read more

Hackathons bring open source innovation to humanitarian aid

Hackathons bring open source innovation to humanitarian aid
Hackathons are becoming a powerful tool for solving the problems of aid organizations.Read more

Mission accomplished! NASA developer challenge comes to RIT

Mission accomplished! NASA developer challenge comes to RIT
Using multiple sets of existing open data, attendees are provided the resources to develop creative and imaginative solutions to complex issues.Read more

Stop human trafficking, Arduinos in Antarctica, and more

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Arduinos in Antarctica, a new open source project to stop human trafficking...Read more

How a hacker slumber party gets girls into code

women programmers
When I walked into Carroll Hall, for a moment I felt like I was back in college... and at the World’s Best Slumber Party . There were tables full of...Read more

On Europe's first Code Week with Irish Ambassador Julie Cullen

kids and teens in open source
The first Europe Code Week was held two months ago at schools and CoderDojos in 26 countries around Europe —Ireland and Croatia being the most active...Read more

How a hackathon can transform your community

Hack the Stacks
What started as an uphill battle in Burlington, Vermont on the National Day of Civic Hacking in June 2013, transversed into an understanding between...Read more

Hacking on health: open source for the rare disease community

open source health
Rare diseases are defined as as those afflicting populations of fewer than 200,000 patients , or about 1 in 1,500 people. There are about 7,000 rare...Read more