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It's almost the end of the year and the end of weekend gone marks my 50th hackathon! it's been a wild ride so here's my take on the past few hacks I've been to. Up North With all the random Melbourne weather, a couple of weeks ago I headed up to Sydney. The past few … Continue reading Hacks, hacks, and more hackathons
Following the success of the #SheHacks hackathon in July, Girl Geek Academy hosted the world's largest female incubator program. Saturday night saw the celebration of the #SheHacks program with a lovely cocktail function; complete with cupcakes of course. After some networking, the formal proceedings of the evening kicked off with Sarah Moran from Girl Geek … Continue reading Hackathons and Incubators
Unlike overclocking your CPU, overloading your memory with too much tech can be... well, AMAZING! As well as draining. Over the last few weeks, it's been an absolutely crazy ride. There has been so much going on. From my last post on Project Cars 2, I've spoken at the AutoDesk roadshow, been on a panel … Continue reading Technology Overload!
What an electrifying time we had at LAB-14 for MEI & Powershop's Energy Hack 2016 The puns were ablaze, the hashtags were trending, and ideas flew like sparks of electricity. Last weekend, LAB-14 and the Carlton Connect Initiative played host to one of the first energy-focused hackathons. Drawing together the combined power of The University … Continue reading “You better shape up” cause we need some ENERGY
Melbourne hosted the NASA Space Apps Challenge along with over 200 other countries around the world LAB-14 and the Carlton Connect Initiative became home to over a hundred hackers as participants descended onto the Former Royal Women's hospital for a weekend of space themed challenges. As is becoming custom with hackathons around Melbourne, we kicked … Continue reading We went to space – kinda
We keep talking about all the hackathons happening around Melbourne, so here's a wrap on two I just finished First up the Science Hackfest Melbourne What's better than coming along to a hackathon with open source API? Coming along to a hackathon with open data! Who would have thought? ANDS, CSIRO, NeCTAR, TERN, ALA, AURIN, RDS, … Continue reading Hackathons galore
Firstly, sorry for the delay in this blog post. Unfortunately my various sporting endeavours took a turn for the worse. That along with Christmas festivities meant I was barely online amongst the mountain of food in our house. All that aside, and without further ado, here’s the low down on the GE hackathon held at … Continue reading GE breaks into the hackathon scene with industry challenges
From hackathons to startup weekends, innovation announcements and big precincts, it's been a great week in Melbourne for entrepreneurial culture Those of you who were lucky enough to be at Inspire9 on Friday morning would have seen Philip Dalidakis (the Minister for Innovation and Small Business) and heard his $60million LaunchVic startup announcement. Along with … Continue reading Innovation is the flavour of the month
It's a chance to Learn, Network and Startup your idea Friday night transformed the York Butter Factory into its hackathon vibe as a stream of young, budding entrepreneurs entered the building to pitch their ideas, network with others or simply see what a hackathon is all about. It's the Startup Weekend Melbourne 2015!!! Aaron Birkby from River … Continue reading Startup Weekend comes to Melbourne