Hackathons

October 15, 2015
For the longest time, game developers have been part of a closed community, mostly working for select organizations, specific target audience and on set technologies. Recent years have seen the community grow. The industry witnessed a sea of change with the smartphone revolution. Current scenario? The possibilities are endless. With games like Farmville, Angry Birds, […]
August 24, 2015
  "The Secret lives of Hackathon junkies" The above link was intentionally put there. This article has been shared by many prominent hackathon goers. Being in the business of hackathons, I had to know what this was about. The article is the experience of a journalist who was a part of a week long hackathon. […]
June 6, 2015
This is already one of the biggest hackathons that we've ever conducted. But with big things, there will be some glitches. There were a lot of queries raised about the usage of the Aadhaar APIs. Apart from the hugely interactive mentor hours session, Ashok Ayengar from Khosla Labs has put out a great resource, which […]
April 4, 2015
On a lazy Bangalore afternoon, I was scrolling down my Facebook news feed, when I saw this post by Kasey Robinson.   I had never heard of such a thing. Forget finding love in the club, finding love at a Hackathon is unheard of! I had to know more about this story, so I reached […]
March 16, 2015
There are no men and women, there are only people. Similarly, in the IT industry, there should be no women or men, only programmers. Yes, there's a massive discrepancy in the gender ratio and men do have a lot on their plate to fix this but women have their part in this. Women must believe […]
January 8, 2015
The hackathon, from it's humble beginnings in small companies and college common rooms, has meteorically risen to prominence over the last decade. Never before has there been a way to bring a fragmented set of developers to build products in a short period of time. HackerEarth in its continued effort to engage its growing developer community has launched a platform […]