👨‍💻 Hackathons

27 Highlights

Using Joshua Tauberer's definition, these are Hackathons that I have attended, volunteered at, mentored, judged, or organised.

ManMetHacks 2.0 (Judge / Mentor / Volunteer)

At ManMetHacks 2.0 I assisted the 20+ teams of 120+ attendees with their technical issues, teaching them the skills require for them to complete their task, the...

At ManMetHacks 2.0 I assisted the 20+ teams of 120+ attendees with their technical issues, teaching them the skills require for them to complete their task, then at the end of the Hackathon I was part of the judging panel to dictate the winners.At ManMetHacks 2.0 I assisted the 20+ teams of 120+ attendees with their technical issues, teaching them the skills require for them to complete their task, then at the end of the Hackathon I was part of the judging panel to dictate the winners.

MLH Local Hack Day Build (Volunteer)

Volunteering at the Hack Day required me to assist in the setup of the event, along with providing technical help to attendees when necessary....

Volunteering at the Hack Day required me to assist in the setup of the event, along with providing technical help to attendees when necessary.Volunteering at the Hack Day required me to assist in the setup of the event, along with providing technical help to attendees when necessary.

Google Hash Code 2019

Given a few hours Google challenged us in teams to come up with a solution to an algorithmic issue....

Given a few hours Google challenged us in teams to come up with a solution to an algorithmic issue.Given a few hours Google challenged us in teams to come up with a solution to an algorithmic issue.

Hack Jam Storytellers United

In 36 hours, we were put into teams to brainstorm ideas, create open-source projects and demo prototypes of our own responsive/perceptive storytelling experienc...

In 36 hours, we were put into teams to brainstorm ideas, create open-source projects and demo prototypes of our own responsive/perceptive storytelling experiences. In 36 hours, we were put into teams to brainstorm ideas, create open-source projects and demo prototypes of our own responsive/perceptive storytelling experiences.

Two+Two Collaboration Event

Two+Two was a one day event in central Manchester, from 9am until 6pm on Friday 16th February 2018, bringing creative, technical and marketing students together...

Creative Data Lab

Using open data and social media, TfL challenge us to encourage the public to reconsider their travel options in London and ultimately choose off-peak public tr...

Using open data and social media, TfL challenge us to encourage the public to reconsider their travel options in London and ultimately choose off-peak public transport.Using open data and social media, TfL challenge us to encourage the public to reconsider their travel options in London and ultimately choose off-peak public transport.

HackTheNorth 2.0 (Hackathon)

Our idea was to make the process of appointments smoother, helping those that might have anxiety calmer and less likely to skip, my role was web development....

Our idea was to make the process of appointments smoother, helping those that might have anxiety calmer and less likely to skip, my role was web development.Our idea was to make the process of appointments smoother, helping those that might have anxiety calmer and less likely to skip, my role was web development.

GreatUniHack18 (Hackathon)

Recreating a 90's website in an original way, we decided to recreate Slack as if it were an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) from the 90's (with easter eggs from mIRC)...

Recreating a 90's website in an original way, we decided to recreate Slack as if it were an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) from the 90's (with easter eggs from mIRC), more can be found in my blog post.Recreating a 90's website in an original way, we decided to recreate Slack as if it were an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) from the 90's (with easter eggs from mIRC), more can be found in my blog post.

Hack Manchester 2018 (Hackathon)

My teams project, the Party Parrot Network, where I did the front-end development, was shortlisted for the best in show with three others, essentially it were t...

VR Lab 4

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BCS Hackathon 2018

In aid with the British Cardiovascular Society, my team created an aim to get people to check their blood pressure, which we presented to the panel backed up wi...

In aid with the British Cardiovascular Society, my team created an aim to get people to check their blood pressure, which we presented to the panel backed up with statistics.In aid with the British Cardiovascular Society, my team created an aim to get people to check their blood pressure, which we presented to the panel backed up with statistics.

StudentHack VI (Hackathon)

What we created was the love child between Town of Salem (similar to the Werewolf Game), but with a Computer Science theme, and a Kahoot form of interaction (us...

What we created was the love child between Town of Salem (similar to the Werewolf Game), but with a Computer Science theme, and a Kahoot form of interaction (using Twilio/Texts instead).What we created was the love child between Town of Salem (similar to the Werewolf Game), but with a Computer Science theme, and a Kahoot form of interaction (using Twilio/Texts instead).

Village Software Data Quest

We had been challenged to find the 3 most prosperous 10x10 plots of land in a 1000x1000 island, each being rich in a resource thats value changed (which we were...

We had been challenged to find the 3 most prosperous 10x10 plots of land in a 1000x1000 island, each being rich in a resource thats value changed (which we were given previous values of).We had been challenged to find the 3 most prosperous 10x10 plots of land in a 1000x1000 island, each being rich in a resource thats value changed (which we were given previous values of).

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Games For The Many

Over two days a mixture of experienced developers to campaigners and activists who have never coded before collab'ed to create a political game....

Over two days a mixture of experienced developers to campaigners and activists who have never coded before collab'ed to create a political game.Over two days a mixture of experienced developers to campaigners and activists who have never coded before collab'ed to create a political game.

Two+Two Collaboration Event

Two+Two was a one day event in central Manchester, from 9am until 6pm on Friday 16th February 2018, bringing creative, technical and marketing students together...

Two+Two was a one day event in central Manchester, from 9am until 6pm on Friday 16th February 2018, bringing creative, technical and marketing students together.Two+Two was a one day event in central Manchester, from 9am until 6pm on Friday 16th February 2018, bringing creative, technical and marketing students together.

VR Lab 2

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HomlessHack (Hackathon)

Based on a model that merges Air BnB with foster care, the system would match people in need with those who show empathy, ideally before they become homeless....

Based on a model that merges Air BnB with foster care, the system would match people in need with those who show empathy, ideally before they become homeless.Based on a model that merges Air BnB with foster care, the system would match people in need with those who show empathy, ideally before they become homeless.

TravelSpirit Hackout (Hackathon)

Cards are not readily available on hand, are cumbersome the more collected and can easily get lost, with TAPIT, we hope to solve that, providing a more convenie...

Cards are not readily available on hand, are cumbersome the more collected and can easily get lost, with TAPIT, we hope to solve that, providing a more convenient and quicker experience.Cards are not readily available on hand, are cumbersome the more collected and can easily get lost, with TAPIT, we hope to solve that, providing a more convenient and quicker experience.

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