These events can show non-coders new potential, teach effective software development practices, help students acquire specific technology and interpersonal skills, and bridge the gap between academia and the real world. In school, you learn and then apply; in the real world, you have to apply without learning. These events help participants “learn how to learn,” learning through application.
How would you save the world in 32 Hours?
Imagine you are a Computer Science student; you are invited to spend 32 straight hours coding in order to come up with ideas to help address a major societal problem. Now imagine you are given unlimited pizza, plenty of coffee, top of the line Intel-inspired Ultrabooks™ and access to world class experts to get you going. What would you do?
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Thursday, September 27, 7:42AM PDT
Ok. I am on the plane -got up at 3:30 AM - heading to Atlanta GA.
I'll be updating this in a timely fashion, look for lots of info, but it won't be terribly pretty. Do you want to contribute? Use the comments section below. Please let us hear from you!
Well It has begun. The next iteration of our student hackathons -this time in no less a location than the commodious halls of the San Francisco Moscone Center where IDF 2012 is in progress.
Professor Tom Murphy and the awesome students of Contra Costa College have arrived and we are psyching up for a five hour coding marathon.