Hack Week

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Jennifer Whitlow



Summary Sentence: Join Yahoo! web experts for a week of learning, hacking and fun culminating with the University Hack Day competition!

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Join Yahoo! web experts for a week of learning, hacking and fun! You’ll hear interesting tech talks, hacking tips and lessons, and get hands-on coding workshops where you’ll work with cutting-edge technology.

The week’s events will culminate with the University Hack Day competition—a day-long festival of coding, camaraderie, demos, awards, food, music and jollity (it’s a real word, look it up).

Tuesday, March 8th - Kickoff Hack U Talk, Raffle and Dinner
Everything you need to know about the competition plus hack examples, industry tools and mobile web programming tips
Location: Klaus 1116 E/W
Time: 7:00pm

Wednesday, March 9th - Web Security Talk
Location: Klaus 1447
Time: 6:30pm

Thursday, March 10th - Guest Lecture: Douglas Crockford: Using Javascript Well
JavaScript has been shunned by the academic community because of its many obvious shortcomings. But it includes the best features of Scheme and Self, making it a language deserving of study and research. It was the first lambda language to go mainstream.
Location: Klaus 1456
Time: 6:30pm

Friday, March 11th - Official 24 hour hack competition kickoff
Let the Hacking begin! Ongoing talks, Food, Music, Games, Raffle prizes and Fun throughout the day/night in central base camp area.
Location: COC 101 & 102 (Move to Klaus 1116 E/W at 2pm through following day)
Time: 12:00pm

Saturday, March 12th - Demos, Judging, Lunch & Awards
Location: Klaus (specific location of demos TBA on website)
Time: 12:00 pm

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Digital Lounge - Gaming, Digital Lounge - Digital Life, Digital Lounge - Entertainment and Music, Digital Lounge - Health and Education, Digital Lounge, College of Computing

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  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Mar 7, 2011 - 1:04pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:54pm