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Over the weekend, IBM was the technical sponsor for a collaboration between espnW and Girls in Tech. At this event, mobile developers, designers and others teamed up and learned to prototype and develop apps to enhance visitors' experiences in San Francisco during the Super Football Week.
100+ developers packed the space at GALVANIZE in San Francisco. They received access to IBM Bluemix and our Mobile, and Watson services in Bluemix to build the greatest gridiron app! 50%+ participants used Bluemix, including the winning app!
Cloud-based app creation, utilizing Watson APIs, for your Mobile device
What do you get when you combine a high schooler, a mobile developer, and freelancers? You get Nubee and their self-titled app taking 1st place! Nubee is for newbies, providing users with a crash course on football basics and more + fun player trivia. Other app creations included:
- Find meetups on game day related to your team and more
- Use QR codes to help locate children gone missing on game day
- Join the fight against game day human trafficking with tips for identifying and reporting
Koding’s 2nd Annual Global Virtual Hackathon sponsored by IBM
On February 20th, top teams and individuals from across the globe will have 48 hours to compete for $150,000 in cash prizes! This year’s themes include: games, productivity, and data visualizations. This year’s virtual event is expected to draw more than 100,000 participants worldwide. Will you be one of them?
Learn more & sign up at koding.com/Hackathon.
Insurance leader, Swiss Re, joins forces with IBM for Bluemix Hackathon
Swiss Re is joining forces with technology leader IBM to co-host a worldwide hackathon event in Bangalore, India! Talented developers with a passion for user-based apps, data science, and cognitive technology are all invited to participate and compete for INR 600,000 in prizes.
Learn more at swissre.com/events/asiahackathon.html.