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Upcoming events (4+)

OPENAI - HACKATHON DAY

Oudeschans 85

This will be a full day of hacking and fun on Saturday 25 February

Come imagine and build innovative new apps with other outstanding professionals

Create your AI app by taping into the potential of GPT-3, Codex, Dalle-2, and Whisper

In order to create balanced team, please register here and provide us your linkedin or github profil : https://forms.gle/XLSivtV5LTt4eMTD8
The goal is to have enough diversified people to create interesting use cases and learn stuff

Are you ready to take over the world with AI? Then join us for the OpenAI Hackathon to build with Whisper, GPT-3, DALL-E 2 and Codex from OpenAI!

You will form small groups and imagine and build a proof of concept using the outstanding features provided by OpenAI:

  • Whisper is a speech recognition system that can accurately recognize words from web-sourced data, even in the presence of technical language, accents, and background noise.
  • GPT-3 is a natural language text completion system that can generate text based on a prompt or example.
  • DALL-E 2 is an AI system that creates realistic images and art based on natural language descriptions.
  • Codex is a GPT-3-based system that can understand and generate code in various programming languages, including Python, JavaScript, Go, Perl, PHP, Ruby, Swift, and TypeScript.

Prizes and Awards

  • All winning projects will be featured on the Whire and Tech Makers blogs, newsletter and social media channels.
  • Showcase your work and celebrate your achievements and new friendships during our Demo Party at the end of the day!

OpenAI Hackathon details

Language

The event will be conducted in English.

Who should participate?
Previous experience in AI is not required.
While many participants are developers and product designers, we also welcome people with other types of domain knowledge that want to explore how AI can be used in their fields

How about teams?
Cross-functional teams will be formed in the morning after our ideation workshop so be sure to be there on time.
If you come as a group, be open to working in different teams.

How to participate in the hackathon
Bring your laptop and a pen. The rest is up to you.

Detailed schedule

  • 10:05am - all members introduce themselves
  • 10:30am - facilitation of an ideation workshop
  • 11:30am - cross-functional teams form and select an idea
  • 06:00pm - stop coding and prepare the demo
  • 06:30pm - demo party where groups showcase their work
  • then, enjoy the party doors close at 10:00pm, beers are on us!

Speakers, Mentors and Organizers

Tech Makers Amsterdam is a Startup Community that brings the Tech community together to contribute to the development of tech in Amsterdam. (https://techams.org/)

Whire is a Cross-border Tech Community where members help refer the best talents for jobs and earn generous cash rewards. (whire.net/join-the-network)

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OpenAI Hackathon Demo Party

Oudeschans 85

About

  • Join us for the OpenAI Hackathon Demo Party on Saturday 25 February
  • See the innovative new apps created by other outstanding professionals
  • Check out the AI apps built using the potential of GPT-3, Codex, Dalle-2, and Whisper
  • Anyone interested in AI and OpenAI is welcome to attend and have fun
  • The hackathon participants will showcase their proof of concept using the features provided by OpenAI: Whisper, GPT-3, DALL-E 2, and Codex.

Prizes and Awards
All winning projects will be featured on the Whire and Tech Makers blogs, newsletter, and social media channels.

Language
The event will be conducted in English.

Who should join?
Everyone interested in tech, and AI is welcome to join.Speakers, Mentors and Organizers

Tech Makers Amsterdam is a Startup Community that brings the Tech community together to contribute to the development of tech in Amsterdam. (https://techams.org/)
Whire is a Cross-border Tech Community where members help refer the best talents for jobs and earn generous cash rewards. (whire.net/join-the-network)

Monthly Tech drinks - Meeting for entrepreneurs

Oudeschans 85

Tech Friday is our monthly meet-up for the technological and entrepreneurial community in Amsterdam.
Each month we meet with a number of tech start-ups and individuals, come have a drink and discuss innovative projects to the group for feedback and discussion.

Monthly Tech drinks - Meeting for entrepreneurs

Oudeschans 85

Tech Friday is our monthly meet-up for the technological and entrepreneurial community in Amsterdam.
Each month we meet with a number of tech start-ups and individuals, come have a drink and discuss innovative projects to the group for feedback and discussion.

Past events (15)

Monthly Tech drinks - Meeting for entrepreneurs

Oudeschans 85