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Hackathon results in clever idea for fighting LGBTQ discrimination via Snapchat

This is a discreet way LGBTQ individuals could document and fight harassment.

On Dec 12, 2016 by Christina Bonnington

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The Soylent D**k is the nutritious invention we never knew we needed

The future is here.

On Feb 8, 2016 by Gabe Bergado

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At Comedy Hack Day, the tech industry finally laughs at itself

Laughter is the best medicine.

On May 18, 2015 by Selena Larson

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The weirdest, worst, best ideas from the Stupid S**t No One Needs hackathon

'Most of the ideas were stupid, but none of them were dumb.'

On May 11, 2015 by Selena Larson

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How Spotify achieved gender parity at its ‘Diversify’ hackathon

The company made inclusion a focus, and it paid off.

On Jan 15, 2015 by Selena Larson

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Seattle police hold hackathon focused on body cams

City mayor Ed Murray and police chief Kathleen O’Toole also visited the event to encourage collaboration between the police and the community.

On Dec 22, 2014 by AJ Dellinger

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Hackathon team creates Hashtag Glove, gloves that send tweets

What a world!

On Nov 30, 2014 by Joey Keeton

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MIT is trying to hack the breastpump

Breastpumps suck... literally and figuratively. Maybe MIT can make them a little less horrible. 

On Sep 20, 2014 by Elizabeth Robinson

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Trans*H4CK aims to put transgender developers on the map

In mid-September, a small group gathered at the Betti Ono Gallery in Oakland, Calif., to make history. 

On Nov 21, 2013 by Audra Schroeder

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19 cities are hosting hackathons to pay tribute to Aaron Swartz

The Aaron Swartz Hackathon is dedicated to furthering work on projects and issues that were near to the late Internet pioneer’s heart.

On Nov 8, 2013 by Curt Hopkins

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TechCrunch’s weekend hackathon disrupted by ‘Titstare’ app

For many people, two sexist apps ruined what was supposed to be a day of fun hack presentations.

On Sep 9, 2013 by Audra Schroeder

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Battle Hack wants to be “the world series of hackathons”

The PayPal-sponsored event will crown "the ultimate hacker on Earth" and award a $100,000 prize.

On May 31, 2013 by Curt Hopkins

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17-year-old girl saves the world from Twitter TV spoilers

Developer Jenny Lamere won a hackathon with Twivo, her app for blocking tweets about TV episodes you haven't seen yet.

On May 8, 2013 by Kris Holt

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ESPN hackathon to demolish gender stereotypes, build cool apps

Sports-loving technophiles who happen to be women will spend two days in November competing to build the coolest social media API.

On Oct 24, 2012 by Jennifer Abel

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Facebook changes privacy settings, goes public

The big day is finally here.

On May 18, 2012 by Kris Holt