Code for Good

Intel® Code for Good

Intel® Code For Good is an initiative that aims to foster volunteerism and relationships between developers who want to make the world a better place and non-profit organizations. If you have a passion to collaborate with others and support projects that can improve your community or the environment, this is for you. We are looking to connect your talent to good causes and prove together that programming can make a difference.

Put your talent to work and help us improve the life of every person on Earth.

 


 

Intel® Code For Good at the Mobile Premiere Awards

Intel® Code For Good partnered with the Mobile Premiere Awards to recognize developers who have taken the initiative to improve the lives of others through their work. The winner of this event was the Mimi* Hearing Test, an application that provides a personalized hearing test, and then augmented sound to improve a person’s experience listening to music or their surroundings.

Read more about Mimi*

 


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Android* Tablet Gamejam/Meetup A hackathon is an event where people get together and make things from scratch over a solid block of time.  A codefest is a subtype of hackathon, focused exclusively on software development.  A gamejam is a further specialized type of codefest, where the projects being developed are games.  There...
Intel's Intern Hackathon Having a hackathon for Intel’s interns is a no brainer.  Hackathons are hot commodity these days.  You get to hone your programming skills, network with your peers and produce cool apps.  Not only that, but Intel is known for its Code for Good program which pairs a social agenda with software...
Intel Intern Hackathon 2014 - Results The urban dictionary defines a hackathon as “having company employees come in and work all night under the guise of innovation and opportunity with little or no reward to one’s self for the sole purpose of benefiting the company.”  This was clearly NOT the case at the Intel Intern’s Hackathon which...
Mission Possible: Making Math Fun Through Games – An Education Hackathon   The Intel® Code for Good Math Game Event was a rather ambitious undertaking for two reasons. First, the topic of math and figuring out a strategy to make it fun and educational is a tough mission in and of itself. Secondly, the hackathon was a coordinated event involving interns and volunteers...
National Day of Civic Hacking - Berkeley Hack-a-thon Over this past weekend I attended a hack-a-thon in Berkeley. The hack-a-thon was run by a student from Contra Costa Community College Michial Green who did a great job of organizing and running the hack-a-thon. I have met Michial at previous hack-a-thons and it was a pleasure to work with him again...

Proof of Concept: LocalSense
LocalSense is a project that uses IoT technology to keep people safer in specific environments. For example, it can detect the location of medical staff or hospital assets to better respond to an emergency, warn teams in case of hazardous environments, or identify the whereabouts of patients.

 

Proof of Concept: VIZIUM
VIZIUM, created by Intel® Software Innovator Silviu-tudor Serban, employs Intel® RealSense™ technology to provide blind and visually impaired individuals with a sense of motion and nearby environment, allowing them to navigate the world more freely and safely.