I was disappointed to see a marked lack of diversity on the judging panel – a shame in any industry, but particularly troublesome at an event focused on fashion & beauty. Let’s do our best not to take this negative trend from tech in general along with us into fashion tech. By Liza Kindred (Founder [...]
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At Hack’n Jill, our hackathon attendees are concentrating on building amazing products and services. By Eugenia Koo (Co-Founder, Hack’n Jill) Recently Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg gave some serious kudos to software engineer Nora Mullaney on Quora for Mullaney’s response to the question, “What advice would seasoned women in tech give to younger girls deciding to [...]
Use the Internet to view Android/Java code samples. By Veda Rogers (Android App Developer, Guess Consulting) Where would Android application development be if there was “No Internet”? Access to the Internet is what makes it easier to create apps that can run on Android devices. If there was “No Internet”, it would be more difficult [...]
The beauty of a virtual hackathon is that you can still have a life. No need to find childcare, reschedule your dentist appointment or not have time to grocery shop. A virtual hack is all about hacking in your free time! By Agnes Lam (Founder, CoderCharts) & Pamela Day (Founder, PocketScience Labs) I know that [...]
Hackathons have always been creative. They remind me of spontaneous music jams – only instead of drummers and saxophonists, we gather as product managers, UI designers and coders. By Romy Ilano (Founder, Snowyla) Sometimes people ask me why I go to so many hackathons… “Isn’t it a lot of work?” I just laugh, because I [...]