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Big Open Data Hackathon!

  • May 30, 2014 · 5:30 PM

What will happen when we gather together a talented group of data scientists, developers, statisticians, visualization designers, thinkers, makers and hackers and then turned them loose to see what they can create with over 500TB of valuable open data? Who knows? The possibilities are myriad. But one thing is for sure – It Will Be Awesome.

There will be: 

*Access to a valuable open data corpus of over 500TB 

*Cloud compute credit so you can process data to your heart’s content 

*Lots of smart, talented fellow participants 

*A great work space at Adobe HQ 

*Mentors to guide you and your team 

Presentations from expert speakers 

*Meals plus plenty of snacks and beverages 


Whether you are highly experienced in working with big data or are a curious newbie, this event is for you. Just bring your creativity and your curiosity, then get ready to have fun, be inspired, hone your existing skills and acquire new skills!

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  • Lisa

    Please note that the hackathon has been postponed. We are working to confirm new dates and hope to have them settled soon.

    We are very sorry for any inconvenience this has caused!

    April 18, 2014

  • David B.

    How are teams formed?

    March 26, 2014

    • Lisa

      David - there will be time to form teams at the kickoff of the event or you can form a team in advance. Later this week there will be a wiki on to help people organize teams.

      March 31, 2014

  • Sarah B.

    Looks interesting, can you clarify
    1) dates - on half the time it says apr 18/19 and half mar 21/22 (e.g. schedule and register)
    2) registration - is meetup sufficient?

    March 19, 2014

    • Lisa

      Sarah Thanks for catching that! It is April 18/19. Hope to see you there!

      March 31, 2014

  • henry c.

    Big data WUT.

    March 21, 2014

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