hackathons, Hackathons, HACKTHONS!!!

That's right, it's hackathon season. We've already had a bunch of hackathons with more on the horizon. Yep, there are a ridiculous number of hackathons happening at the moment. There's the NASA Space Apps Challenge kicking off in Melbourne today, with three hackathons in the city alone next weekend. Before we get really busy with … Continue reading hackathons, Hackathons, HACKTHONS!!!

Sunshine, Students and Speeches; CompCon2015 has it all

CompCon2015 kicked off last weekend at the University of Queensland After running from CodeBrew to VT League, jumping on a plane, playing UniGames, staying up all night and catching a train to Brisbane, I found myself at Queensland Uni for the National Computing Students Conference. Did I mention I was MCing this conference? Before I dive into … Continue reading Sunshine, Students and Speeches; CompCon2015 has it all

Hacking up a storm – CodeBrew2015

Last weekend, before having to fly off to UniGames, I headed down to York Butter Factory for yet another hackathon - Melbourne Uni's CISSA ran their first ever solo hackathon! It kicked off with a Design Thinking workshop from the Wade Institute. Michael Vitale spoke about how hackathons bring people together to solve real world problems. … Continue reading Hacking up a storm – CodeBrew2015