what is a hackathon?
24 hours to build your dream project, hardware or software
what are the rules?
currently, there are NO RULES! but fear not! this will change soontm
when and where is it?
october 12th, check-in @ 3pm, kick-off @ 4pm at 41 cooper square
where can I find the agenda?
the agenda is currently under revision and will be provided upon completion
who can participate?
graduate and undergraduate students, especially artists, designers, and hardware tinkerers
what should I bring?
a laptop, your resume, and some friends! (and any special hardware you want to work on)
are travel reimbursements offered?
unfortunately, due to the high participation rate, we cannot offer reimbursement for personal accomodations and expenses at this time
what is the hardware palette?
the hardware palette is a collection of hardware provided by MLH that can be used by HackCooper 2018 participants—more information will be provided soon
how can I apply with a team?
each team member needs to create a HackerEarth account and register for the HackCooper event. one member (the team leader) needs to access their team page and turn on the switch labeled "I'm looking for teammates." the team leader can then send invites to the rest of the team. other team members can also send team join requests to the team leader.
what if this is my first hackathon?
don't worry, we'll have mentors to help out! read this awesome article by dave fontenot
what if I don't have an idea or team?
that's okay! we'll help you find a team and an idea!