We are hosting the first ever Global Quack & Hack – an open source event to improve DuckDuckGo's results for developer-related searches. Our open source platform DuckDuckHack (http://duckduckhack.com/) enables any developer (novices and experts alike) to create Instant Answers that help you find what you're looking for in few or zero clicks. For example, searching for regex cheat sheet (https://duckduckgo.com/?q=regex+cheat+sheet&ia=cheatsheet)or python code editor (https://duckduckgo.com/?q=python+scratchpad&ia=editor), we can show you exactly what you're looking for--above any ads or links--all thanks to DuckDuckHack contributors.
The Global Quack & Hack will include 24 hours of live chat support from our staff as well as broadcasts throughout the day to help you code up your favorite ideas. We hope that new and experienced DuckDuckHack developers will join us to improve the technical searches they do most. By bringing our community together on this day, we hope to markedly improve the search experience for all developers using DuckDuckGo.
This is a great opportunity to meet other fellow DDG contributors in the NYC area, to start contributing to the project and learn new things along the way (and maybe get some free DDG swag!)
You can find more info on the official DuckDuckGo blog (https://duck.co/blog/post/191/our-first-ever-global-quack-hack-save-the-date-for-aug-29th)