This weekend the Random Hacks of Kindness global hackathon will be
taking place at Bucketworks (as well as in 34 other cities around the
This event aims to bring together experts on real world social
problems with hackers, designers, programmers, scientists and
world-saving enthusiasts to build technology which solves these
problems. The main focus will be on water and disaster management
issues, but anything that helps make the world a better place is fair
The festivities kickoff with a pre-party at Open MiKE (in the Grand
Ave Mall) on Friday at 5:30pm, which will feature beer from Big Bay
Brewing Company and a tasting from the Great Lakes Distillery.
Lunch, team building and the problem presentations will begin on
Saturday at 12:30pm. Hacking will commence at 2pm on Saturday and
finish at 2pm on Sunday, 24 hours later. You are free to come and go
as you please, there is no requirement to hack for 24 hours straight,
but the space will be available to you if you choose to use it.
Meals will be provided through out! Prizes will be awarded to teams
for best water solution, best disaster solution, best design and a
sponsored challenge from WaterTech USA.
For more information and to register, please visit this URL:
And before the hackathon begins on Saturday, there will be a mobile
application building workshop held at Open MiKE from 9:30am to
Hope to see you there!
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