Seattle Wearables Hackathon

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The Seattle Wearables Hackathon is more of a traditional hackathon in that we'll just focus on having fun, building cool stuff, and not worrying about business models (though you're completely free to work on a biz model if you want to). There won't be a first-second-third place, but we'll have time to share/present what we've built at the end and will have some fun prizes. We also have a pre-event scheduled for July 10 at 6pm.

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  • Drew S.

    I'm used to an extra evening from Startup Weekend events, but all the teams were able to produce something cool.

    1 · July 13

  • Rex St. J.

    1 · July 13

  • Jake M.

    Hey everybody, I had something come up, I won't be able to attend the event today... Sorry to my team.

    July 13

  • A former member
    A former member

    I don't have any cool stuff to hack with :c i may jus check out the report-out tomoro

    July 12

  • Tomas S.

    Sorry, last minute change in plans - won't be able to attend. Good luck this weekend!

    July 11

  • Hakon V.

    A bit of fun news - we'll be streaming this weekend's World Cup soccer games from the big screen at WeWork, so we'll be able to catch the games while hacking.

    We also have some cool gadgets to hack on like Oculus VR and Epson Movero glasses, as well as SparkCores some basic Arduinos and electronics.

    More info at

    REMEMBER, if you're not signed up at EventBrite, you're not signed up for the event (thank you to the many of you who officially registered).

    July 11

  • Olivia H.

    Quick question: can I still sign up if I need to leave early on Saturday (around 5pm)? I really want to attend, but want to leave a spot open for people who can be there for the entire thing...thanks!

    July 11

  • Hakon V.

    We have a great lineup for tonight's pre-event ( One of the speakers is going to talk about a gesture-sending air guitar he and his team built at a wearables hackathon last year. And we have two additional speakers covering wearables they worked on.

    1 · July 10

  • Al Y.

    I'm a senior ux researcher with CS degree (never used it) looking for two devs (c/c++, front-end) to join forces with. Equipment I will bring: full Arduino Uno R3 kit; may bring dev unlocked Galaxy S4. I have an ideas for use cases, formal spec. Together we should do some great things. PM me for more info... Thanks!

    2 · July 10

    • Kandarp J.

      I have basic arduino experience and C/C++ is my primary language skill. Lets connect

      2 · July 10

    • Al Y.

      Sweet! Incoming message...

      July 10

  • Brent

    Quick ask. Anyone have a GoPro 3 they could bring/share? I'm looking to hack something together using a few of them, and I'll return it to you at the end, promise :)

    1 · July 6

  • Matt T.

    Wish I could be there. Have fun, everyone!

    1 · July 6

  • Hakon V.

    Hey everyone, if you haven't already, make sure to visit to officially register for this event.

    July 2

  • Thomas B.

    I wish I could attend this. Unfortunately it conflicts with the STP ride.

    June 17

    • Alex D.

      This won't be the last :) Have a good ride.

      June 23

  • A former member
    A former member

    Will wearables be provided at the hackathon?

    June 15

    • Hakon V.

      As of right now, there will be very limited supply of stuff to play with, so it's *highly* recommended that you bring your own supplies so you aren't limited to what's available. If you have an idea you want to work on, make sure to order your parts in advance so you have everything you'll need.

      1 · June 23

    • Rex St. J.

      I will be bringing a few SparkCores and running a short workshop on them to show people how to build stuff with them; Supplies are limited!

      4 · June 23

  • Holly B.

    Do many teenagers attend? What ages?

    June 23

    • Hakon V.

      It's hard to say how many teenagers will attend, but teenagers are welcome and it would be great to see some younger hackers come participate. We're trying to create a fun, welcoming environment for all ages.

      June 23

  • Diego D.

    See you there!!

    3 · June 12

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