Hackathons

Places you might have seen me.

I aim to go to as many hackathons as I can – they’re an awesome way of trying out new tech and meeting new people with similar interests! A selection of my submitted projects are on my Devpost profile. Here’s a definitive list of what I’ve been up to.

Hackathons attended in 2017 (10)

Lauzhack 2017

2017-11-11 to 2017-11-12

Location: Lausanne, Switzerland

Worked on the Scrapbook offline bookmark manager, built a basic Chrome extension as well as a connected electron app for managing the store.

Hackference 2017

2017-10-20 to 2017-10-21

Location: Birmingham, UK

Got a rare opportunity to take part in the “last” Hackference. Worked on my Hatch hackathon portal.

Hack The North 2017

2017-09-15 to 2017-09-17

Location: Waterloo, Canada

Second visit to Waterloo for Hack The North. Unsuccessfully tried to build an app that can read car parking signs. Made new friends regardless :grin:

Anvil Hack III

2017-04-22 to 2017-04-23

Location: London, UK

Didn’t really hack, just worked on my coursework projects (uni work comes first, okay!)

MLH Prime Europe Regional

2017-04-01 to 2017-04-02

Location: London, UK

Night shift volunteer for MLH’s own hackathon. Duties mainly included running the hardware lab and assisting hackers with issues they had over the course of the night.

HackCity 2017

2017-03-25 to 2017-03-26

Location: London, UK

Night shift volunteer for the first hackathon at City, University Of London. Duties included distributing food and collecting waste, as well as some ghntoring.

StudentHack V

2017-03-10 to 2017-03-12

Location: Manchester, UK

Used an IOT coffee mug to display Transport For London service updates. BrewTube

HackUPC Winter 2017

2017-03-03 to 2017-03-05

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Created an Alexa skill for controlling your browser, Chromelexa.

IC Hack 17

2017-02-04 to 2017-02-05

Location: London, UK

Behind-the-scenes volunteer who assisted with checkin, crowd control, and hacker quality of life (distributing food was a big part of this!) :pizza:

Hack Cambridge: Recurse

2017-01-28 to 2017-01-29

Location: Cambridge, UK

Built a crowd-based game using Unity and Pusher. Also got to take in the sights of Cambridge (again).

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Hackathons attended in 2016 (6)

Porticode

2016-12-10 to 2016-12-11

Location: London, UK

Mentored, helped out at workshops and assisted hackers over the weekend.

Junction 2016

2016-11-25 to 2016-11-26

Location: Helsinki, Finland

Created an Internet-connected letterbox during my first visit to Scandinavia – MailSnail.

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Lauzhack 2016

2016-11-19 to 2016-11-20

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Supported the hackathon by volunteering and mentoring over the weekend.

Hack The North 2016

2016-09-16 to 2015-09-18

Location: Waterloo, ON, Canada

First international hackathon! Met some great new friends and build a silly but fun website that matched GIFs and music.

Hack London III

2016-02-27 to 2016-02-28

Location: London, UK

Built Git++, a plugin for the Atom editor to allow theuser to commit code using hand gestures. We also won the GitHub developer prize!

Hack Cambridge

2016-01-30 to 2016-01-31

Location: Cambridge, UK

LingualMingle, a chat app for penpals. Again we did not know very much Node.JS and left with more knowledge than code.

Hackathons attended in 2015 (1)

HackNotts 2015

2015-11-28 to 2015-11-29

Location: Nottingham, UK

First ever hackathon. Didn’t really build anything meaningful because I was trying to understand Node.JS.