Spend an intense 24 hours hacking and presenting with some of New York's brightest developers! At the end of a marathon hack session, you'll have a chance to demo in front of hundreds of audience members. A group of select judges will pick one team to present onstage at Disrupt on Wednesday, May 25th - an awesome opportunity to share the spotlight alongside the top startups chosen from Disrupt’s Startup Battlefield. More info: http://disrupt.techcrunch.com/hackathon/ and follow @hackdisrupt on Twitter for updates
We are now adding hackers to TechCrunch’s CrunchBase to create an on-going resource of all our Hackathon activity for the development community. To create a profile for your team and hack, we’re posting a link on the wiki. One person from each team should login using their hack email address and fill out the form with team members, hack description and any content. We’ll also be linking your presentation video to this profile.
Go to: http://disrupt.brightidea.com Click “create you password” and submit your email address, create a password, and you’ll be linked to the “create your hack profile” website.
Then, follow these steps:
Presentations and Awards Start @ 10:30am
Display: terminating to VGA
Display resolution: 1024×768
Display settings: Mirroring turned on
Battery power: Screen Saver turned off
Battery power: Sleep mode off
Network: DHCP ethernet cable onstage, Wifi at your risk
Demo: 60 seconds
Advice: Turn off your instant messaging client if it's not needed for your presentation
Advice: Keep it brief, funny, whimsical, awesome, engaging
Advice: Practice! Run through demo w/ timer
Sentiment: We wish you luck!
More details will be announced in advance of the event - check back here!
Doors @ 12:30PM
Kickoff @ 1:30PM
Saturday afternoon there will be developer focused workshops that last 30-45 minutes featuring:
Indy NYC Track (organized by NYHacker)
The spirit of the hackathon is to show what you can create in 24 hours on site.
Keeping in touch during the Hack Day weekend is important. Here are a few ways to make sure that you know what is going on:
Have an idea you'd like to share or want to pair up with others on a project? Start Collaborating.
Want to share links or information about resources (APIs, platforms, tools, etc.) that might be useful in creating projects? Start Documenting.
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