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!!!
It's been a bit of a whirlwind adventure, filled with twists and turns at every corner. But everyone wants to know my next move. Read on to find out Thanks to one of my previous posts, most people know I've moved on from Black AI and onto bigger things. I have accepted two new positions, … Continue reading Twists and Turns of Fate
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
I haven't written a post in a while, and for good reason... I've been snowed under with my startup. So what's it like working in the startup world? Well it's a lot of work... hence the lack of blog posts. Honestly though, I would love to be physically snowed under right now and not just … Continue reading The life of a startup
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
With so many in the pipelines, it's hard to keep track of them all Since there's tonnes of events, hackathons, conferences, meetups and workshops happening, I thought I'd sift out the hackathons and put them in one easy to read post. These are just the ones in Melbourne at this stage (there's far too many … Continue reading When’s that Hackathon?
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
Over the last two weeks Melbourne has seen the Unearthed hackathon as well as the Future Assembly Tech Expo. It's a city bursting with startup culture! Following success in Perth, the team from Unearthed bought their people to Melbourne for one of Australia's only resource focused hackathon. By bringing together devs, designers and industry professionals, some amazing … Continue reading Melbourne’s the place to be – startups, hackathons and tonnes of tech
Hackathons in Melbourne for rest of 2015 Heaps of people have found my blog, followed my Twitter and seen what I'm doing on Facebook. I've frequently been asked "where will you be next?" "I want to be in a hackathon" "when's the next one". So I thought I'd compile a list of hackathons coming up … Continue reading Where are all the Hackathons?