Take a look at what RHoK is and what it stands for here.

This is a group for anyone interested in using their coding, design and development, programming, business analysis, project management or software engineering skills to make the world a better place. Join us on the first weekends of June and December as we take part in the global RHoK initiative of Hacking for Humanity! RHoK was started in 2009 by Google, Yahoo!, Microsoft, NASA and The World Bank to bring computer types together with experts in things like natural disasters and climate change. For two weekends a year we join in with the RHoK Global hackathons to build apps and software that can actually help to save lives.  In between those two weekends, we'll also be running regular meet-ups so people can come along and continue with the progress started at the global hackathons, or just find out more about what RHoK is about.

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Welcome to RHoK Sydney!

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    Stephen S. First Robotics Luan Heimlich FIRST Robotics is an internationally­ acclaimed robotics program that inspires a passion for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths in young people. Founded in the USA in 1989, FIRST Australia was establi...
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    Paula N. SATURDAY MORNING 9.00am - 9.30am :: Introduction 9.30am - 10.00am :: Keynote - John Wells and Allison Hornery from Cofluence 10:00am - 10:45am :: Problem pitching. 10:45am - 11:00am :: Hackers choose problem areas to work on, and teams...
 
Founded May 14, 2013

Our Sponsors

  • DiUS

    RHoK Australia's First Regional Partner

  • REA Group

    RHoK Australia Regional Sponsor

  • MYOB

    RHoK Australia Regional Partner

  • CBA

    A fabulous venue for the December hackathon

  • Amazon Web Services

    AWS Service Credits

  • Fishburners

    June 2014 RHoK Venue Sponsor

  • Miss Chu

    Provided a complimentary vermicelli salad per hacker - June 2014

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