In this episode, I interviewed conversation deisgn expert, Daniel Stillman. We discussed the importance of intentionally designing conversations and how to engage the end-users in problem-driven solutions in Hackathons. Daniel had amazing insights into how to effectively collaborate with team members and how to design amazing conversations. I hope you enjoy the show!
In this episode, I discussed community hackathons in the political industry with Campaign Labs organisers, Hannah O'Rouke and James Moulding. Campaign Labs building the case for an evidence-based approach to campaigning and in December 2020, they hosted their first Hackathon. Hannah and James share their experiences building a grassroots community and the challenges in challenging the status quo.
In this episode, I spoke to Alice Stewart, the founder of Touchy Feely Tech, a hardware company that creates educational kits and experiences that combine hardware, software, and hands-on craft. Alice shares her insights into the role Hackathons have to play in the creative landscape and her take on SexTech Hackathons. I hope you enjoy the show.
In this episode, I interview Catcus Chu, an inductee into OnDeck's Podcaster Fellowship and podcast host of Meta Politics, a podcast that asks tough political questions such as why is politics irrational? And why are there blatantly deranged ideas in every level of media? In this show we discussed the OnDeck's 2021 Global Build Weekend and the intersection of Mathematics and Hackathons. I hope you enjoy the show!
In this episode, I connected with Tähe-Kai Tillo, the Co-founder and design sprint facilitator of Studio Leek, a design sprint agency in Tallinn, Estonia that is helping bring innovation to business' workflow to build better products faster. I discussed the intersection between design thinking and Hackathons with Tähe-Kai. I hope you enjoy the show.
In this episode, I discussed scout programs, entrepreneurship, and the faster further pitch competition with Adam Hardej, the founder and CEO of Open Scout. Adam shares his entrepreneurial journey and his mission to make venture building more equitable.
In this episode, I discussed WindHacks, a community for innovators and entrepreneurs to learn, create and share, with Karlis Skuja, WindHacks founder and community, open communication, and innovation enthusiast. Karlis shared his extensive hackathon experience and knowledge and discussed his forthcoming SexHack and MediaHack events.
In this episode, I’ll be talking to Alexis and Annabelle, two of the organizers of Creatica, New York City’s first virtual, all-female, trans, and non-binary hackathon. Creatica equipped equip young women in high school and college around the world with the real technical skills and a support network to pursue their interests in tech. Creatica was a huge success with over 450 participants worldwide and 40% high school student participants. I hope you enjoy the show
In this episode, I spoke to Jared Broad, the founder of QuantConnect. QuantConnect open, decentralized algorithmic trading infrastructure. Jared shares his journey from being a biomedical engineer to founding a trading platform that provides its community of over 90,000 quants with access to financial data, cloud computing, and a coding environment where they can design algorithms. I hope you enjoy the show.
In this episode, I’ll be talking to Hackathon expert Peter Ma. Peter is an experience Hacker that has won some of the highest-profile competitions. Explored explore interesting ideas about Hacking Hackathons and turning a winning project into a startup. I hope you enjoy the show.
In this episode, I’ll be interview David Clark, the CEO of Amnesty International and the Founder of Call for Code. Call for Code is a Global Challenge for developers and non-developers worldwide to come together to solve global problems. David shared with us the story of how it all began. I hope you enjoy the show.
In this episode, I catch up with Jonathon Gottfried, the Co-founder of Major League Hacking and former developer evangelist at Twilio. Johnathon shares his wide-ranging insights with us about hackathons and the story of major league hacking. This episode was one for the books. I hope you enjoy the show!
In this episode, I spoke to Marie Potel-Saville. A legal designer combining Magic Circle and in-house experience that focuses on driving human-centric innovation in the legal industry. Marie has lead organizations such as Estee Lauder and Chanel in making the law accessible, actionable, and beautiful and continues her efforts as the founder and CEO of Amurabi. I hope you enjoy the show.
In this episode, we will be talking to Dima Syrotkin. A Ph.D. student researching self-managing organizations and cofounder of Panda training. Panda training is an award-winning micro-coaching startup that supports management teams in strategy execution and people development. Dima has some amazing insights on innovation, management, and Hackathons in general. Dima has shared a lot of his inner thoughts that can help you be a better co-creator at your next hackathon. I hope you enjoy the show.
In this episode, I spoke to Alexander Nolte, Associate Professor @ University of Tartu, Adjunct Associate Professor @ Carnegie Mellon University. We discussed his thoughts on Hackathons from published research paper’s You Hacked and Now What - Exploring Outcomes of a Corporate Hackathon and How to Support Newcomers in Scientific Hackathons - An Action Research Study on Expert Mentoring
In this episode, we caught up with Mantaser, a research assistant at the Florida Institute of Technology and a Major League Hacking Top 50 Hacker. He shared with us his Hackathon stories and his amazing journey to becoming a Hackathon expert. I hope you enjoy the show.
In this episode, I connected with Dr. Hila Lifshitz-Assaf Assistant Professor at NYU, Faculty Associate at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, at Harvard University and Sarah Lebovitz, Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia. We discussed their research on both minimal and adaptative coordination: how hackathons Projects Accelerate Innovation without Killing it. I hope you enjoy the show.
In this episode I connected with Ben Foxall, the organizer of Remote Hack and a Frontend Developer at Oxbotica. In this episode we spoke about accessibility, transparency and how to develop amazing products. I hope you enjoy the show.
In this episode we speak to Julien Van Dorland, the co-oragniser of world hackathon day and founder of Fable. An augmented reality studio that creates AR experience for some of the world’s biggest brands. World Hackathon Day is a 24 hour Hackathon that invites participants throughout the world to solve the world’s biggest problems.
Aaron's opinion is a podcast on Aaron Richmond's opinion regarding important issues for blind people around the world today. In this episode, we learn more about Hackathons and how to make collaborative spaces more diverse, inclusive, and welcoming to individuals with different needs.
This episode was originally posted on Aaron's Opinion on Apple Podcasts
Palette ‘20 is the 3rd edition of the prestigious design-a-thon conducted yearly by IEEE VIT. While the last two editions witnessed amazing graphic designs and web designs, this year it is a 36-hour long design hack based entirely on the concepts of UI & UX. We strongly believe in the saying “Design is not how it looks, design is how it works”, we will be looking at not just the output or presentation but the design process and steps involved like research, building user personas, a design system, wireframing, branding, and prototyping. Once the event goes live, the participants will be given a set of randomly generated UX problems and they will be continuing with one of their choices.
In this episode I talk to serial entrepreneur Rohan Gilkes. The founder of Lawn Tribe, Back Pack, Wet Shave Club, Maids in Black, and Launch27. Rohan He has helped hundreds of companies launch and grow by using his experience as a successful entrepreneur to help new entrepreneur debunk the myths of starting a business from the reality. There are so many gems that will provide you value in this episode if you dare to use them. I hope you enjoy the show.
This week we had the pleasure to speak to Anja Scheller, Finance Manager for Visual Meta GmbH and beginner hacker that placed top 10 in the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon in Berlin. She shares her experience at her first Hackathon as a non-developer.
This week we caught up with Datathon champ, Parley Yang. Parley is a graduate of The University of Cambridge with a degree in MPhil Economic Research , and current MSc Statistical Science student at the University of Oxford. Parley shares his datathon experiences and insights into hackathons, datathons and research.
This week we connected with Preston Lai, the president of Hackouver Foundation, a non-profit organization hosting Hackcouver 2020, to talk about Hackcouver 2020. Vancouvers first high-school hackathon that brings together like-minded high school students across the lower mainland from beginner hackers, business leaders, and or emerging developers to create a product, analyze a case study, learn new skills, and create new connections all in a 2-day event.
This week we're joined by UMSL Hack. The University of Missouri, St. Louis (UMSL) Hack is an annual hackathon hosted by the Information Systems Department at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. UMSL|HACK's main goal is to create a platform to challenge/encourage college students to apply their skills by building an application in 36 hours!
This week on The Hackathon Podcast we caught up with Farmingdale State College student and veteran hacker, Vincent Occhiogrosso, after his dynamic victory at #MakeHarvard. Vincent thoughtfully shares his ideas on learning by doing, confidence building and inclusivity with us.