To distinguish it from the scary, criminal and underground activity that hacking's original meaning denotes, hackathons
are competitions for developers and designers, generally limited to 24 or 48 hours, in which they have to create a prototype of a web app or platform.
is just one aspect of RSI's efforts to be a company that helps employees balance their work lives with other fun and meaningful activities.
That's why the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), based in Atlanta, ran a month-long hackathon
will start Saturday and Sunday at 11am in the Great Room of the Internet Archive.
This month, the first global hackathon
for Black Male Achievement was held in Oakland, Calif.
With more than 1700 registered to participate, WOWZAPP 2012 is the largest simultaneous Hackathon
of student developers ever, acting as a catalyst to bring a wealth of new, exciting and quality apps to the Windows Store," said Moorthy Uppaluri, general manager of Worldwide Academic Programs at Microsoft.
will begin in earnest with presentations of issues to be resolved.
adds to Smart Dubais extensive participation in UAE Innovation Month, where it has organised a series of events and projects that employ innovations in advanced technologies to facilitate peoples lives and promote happiness.
was opened with a series of training workshops
The BNP Paribas International Hackathon
is a programme committed to helping startups over the long term.
on Ajman University's campus in Fujairah is part of Innovation Month
The total number of participants is expected to reach 1200 participants from all over the UAE, with about 200 participants in each hackathon