Hackathon

  • Future Cities Hackathon winner, built a Blockchain app pays households to cut energy use

    What happens when the panda people hold a hackathon? Recently the charity WWF-Australia partnered with Schneider Electric, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), NAB and Hackathons Australia, to host the second Future Cities Hackathon. Also on hand was Brooklyn-based, ConsenSys, a blockchain venture production studio. Held at UTS, the hackathon brought together some...
  • My Spot win Schneider Electric Smart Cities hackathon, plans to optimise rail transport capacity

    Schneider Electric is the company that owns Clipsal, those light switches and powerpoints in your house, but the company is much broader than that. Its a global specialist in energy management and automation, that has just held their first hackathon, ) in partnership with Blue Chilli and Transport for...
  • Registrations now open for Monash’s UNIHACK 2015

    If you’re a student in Victoria and love to hack on code, hardware or just problems in general, you should know UNIHACK is back for 2015. The student hackathon, is coming back this August, with registrations open now. For the very first time, all university and TAFE students from...
  • MYOB win Ford Hackathon in Melbourne

    After 24 hours of development, many participants without sleep, Ford’s first Melbourne-based Hackathon is over. The entries spanned many industries, with plenty of creative ideas and all seemed to target different driving problems. After the 5 minutes pitches (including demos) there was an opportunity for the judges to ask...
  • While you were sleeping.. hackers were not

    Starting at 9AM yesterday morning, Ford Australia’s 24hr hackathon got underway. As we approach the 24 hour mark where the hacking stops, it’s worth taking a look at the progress so far. Ford have released two videos of developers hard at work. You’ll spot plenty of software simulations, even...