The San Mateo Event Center hosted the "world's largest education hackathon" the weekend of October 23 through 25. HackingEDU
was high-energy, fast paced, and fun. Over 2,000 people participated; they had 36 hours to create
On their website, HackingEDU features a quote from Nelson Mandela: "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." The HackingEDU participants worked hard to make that motto a reality. As with all good hackathons, there was collaboration, learning, and most importantly, cool new coding and inventions.
Wolfram Research was there as a sponsor to assist the competing teams with Wolfram Development Platform
, instant APIs
, and other aspects of the Wolfram Cloud
. We were thrilled to see 21 teams using Wolfram technologies for their projects.