TinoHacks, a project of Hacker Fund, is a 29 hour long, 350 person hackathon hosted by Cupertino High School students where both new and experienced programmers can work together on projects, learn new skills, and have a splendid time. The event is hosted at 42 US Silicon Valley. Participants will be given the option to hack on iMacs with all essential programming tools.
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This event is open to high schoolers only. However, college students may sign up to mentor, volunteer, or lead a workshop. Teams of up to 4 only!
Register for the event at http://tinohacks.tech! Submission information will be posted as the event nears. The hackathon is very open-ended. Participants are encouraged to get creative and build any hack they would like. TinoHacks is interested to see all your cool ideas come to life!
$19,200 in prizes
Best Beginner Hack
4 free licenses of Jetbrains tools/IDEs for each member of the team.
JBL Clip+ Splash Proof Speakers
$2K Scholarship to Make School Summer Academy
Best Overall Hack
A pair of Spectacles by Snap Inc. for each member of the team. Includes Spectacles, Charging Case, and Cable.
MLH First Place Medal
Second Place Overall Hack
Amazon Echo Dots and Second Place MLH Medal for each member of the team.
Third Place Overall Hack
Megaverse Anti Gravity Megapack for each member of the team. Third Place MLH Medal
Top 5 Hacks
For each member of the team:
One year subscription to Wolfram Computational Knowledge Engine, Wolfram|Alpha Pro (www.wolframalpha.com/pro).
One year of Wolfram Mathematica Student Edition (www.wolfram.com/solutions/education/students).
One year of Wolfram Development Platform (www.wolfram.com/development-platform), Developer Level. This level includes 10,000 monthly Cloud Credits, 5 GB Cloud Storage, 1000 Wolfram|Alpha API calls monthly, Instant Form development, and customizable URLS.
Top 10 Hacks
A WolframAlpha Pro award of one-year subscriptions to Wolfram|Alpha Pro.
Best Trend Analysis Hack with Twitter Rest API
Palo Alto Networks Backpack full of swag and hardware.
Build a web-based/cli interface which accept the input string from Users and list the trend for searched keywords(i.e movie, any incident, results). The trends can be in graphs or tables to understand the results easily.
- Participants can use twitter’s rest API to search the results using following mechanism.
- RT Retweet Symbols
Best Use of .tech Domains
$200 Amazon Gift Voucher for best hack/website submitted on a .tech domain
A Lunch and tour with organizers and GitHub Education Liason John Britton at GitHub HQ for the entire team. Date runs bewteen June 12th and July 31st.
Best Domain Name from Domain.com
Domain.com Swag Bags
Description: Use your tech skills for good and hack online harassment! Build a software solution that can help reduce the frequency and/or severity of online harassment. Members of the winning team receive Hack Harassment Battery Packs!
Best E-Commerce Hack by eBay
eBay Swag Bags, eBay gift cards, and drones for each member of the team
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
How to enter
Sign up for the event at http://tinohacks.tech before it's too late!
Principal Red Team Engineer (Information Security) / Palo Alto Networks
Sr. Director, Information Security / Palo Alto Networks
Software Engineer / eBay
Senior Software Engineer / Salesforce
Director of IT and Facilities / Edmodo
Director of Engineering / eBay
iOS Instructor / Make School
Does the hack target a specific audience? How often will people use it? Does it solve a common problem?
Does the hack stand out or is it a generic application? Does the hack improve something that already exists or is it entirely new? What makes the hack better than another?
Does the hack utilize emerging technologies? Does it use any of the sponsor APIs? Is it more than a conglomeration of APIs?
Does the hack function properly? Is it complete, or you have plans to improve it in the future? If so, what would you change/add? Is the app well designed and appealing?