July 8, 2014 · 6:00 PM
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This Blitz Hackfest is hosted at Thomson Reuters!
The Monthly Web-Tech Blitz Hackathon is a monthly series of 4-hours hacking competitions. You have 1 hour to form an idea for small app and a team, and 3 hours to build something awesome!
The goal is to learn and have fun - AND you get a chance to win prizes and be famous!
The Blitz Hackfest -
6pm to 6:30pm – Food & Drinks - hot entrees with vegetarian options and salad! Networking and Team building.
6:30pm to 6:40pm – Presenting the API and SDKs for this Blitz Hackathon.
6:40pm to 9:40pm – Blitz Hacking! Bring your groovy skills and show us what you got!
9:40pm to 10pm – Judging, winners take fame and prize - $400!
This month's APIs
This time we'll be exploring the wonders of data and real-time semantics, with the power of Thomson Reuters APIs! Check out the APIs, and get an unfair advantage of being prepared: Open Calais, Cortellis (cheat-sheet) and Financial Data & News (details coming up!).
Our speaker for this hackfest will be Ian Cooper, Technical Architect at Thomson Reuters.
[The venue on Times Square]
Join us to learn from experienced Web Developers and Designers and socialize with the best web hackers around.
Please use #BlitzHackathon to discuss and share!