Accomplish Extraordinary Things

Society is rapidly evolving however the number of problems people face on a daily basis is also rapidly increasing with it. Our event focuses on solving problems that people face.

All prize winner will be mailed limited edition stickers and any medals they might win per catagory.

All prizes will be custom designed/engraved medals

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Prizes

$290 in prizes

Overall Best Hack (MasterHacker)

Impress us, and your fellow hackers, by creating the most with impressive/amazing hack using any of the tracks or category prizes.

“People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” —Edmund Hillary

Transportation Track Finalist

Our world has become smaller as transportation has made travel easier and more affordable than ever. However, many problem plague the industry that prevent many from doing so. Create a hack that makes travel/transportation more accessible.

Financial Responsibility Track Finalist

As wages rise and digital platforms make things products more accessible, many people have been spending more on goods and saving/investing towards their future. Create a hack that helps improve/advise/educate people about how to be smart with their money.

Healthcare Accessibility Track Finalist

As the average quality of life slowly improves across the globe, inequality in healthcare and health related services puts millions if not billions of lives at risk. Create a hack that helps individuals improve/educate individuals to help with accessibility to health services.

Creative Google Interview Solution (3)

Google Interview Challenges:
- Create a real life project using one of the Google Interview Questions Provided:
1). If you wanted to bring your dog to work but one of your team members was allergic to dogs, what would you do?
2). If ads were removed from YouTube, how would you monetize it?
3). A coin was flipped 1,000 times and there were 560 heads. Do you think the coin is biased?
4). What would you want to do if you didn't have to work?
5). If you could only choose one song to play every time you walked into a room for the rest of your life, what would it be?
6). Tell me something about you that isn't on your résumé.
7). How would I explain the importance of HTML 5 to Larry Page and then to my grandma?
8). How could you solve humankind's biggest crisis given $1 billion and a spacecraft?
9) If you had access to a bank's database, how would you use that information to design an ATM for elderly people?
10). How would you improve a shoe factory?
11). Design a mobile social app for a chain of local orthodontist offices
12). What is the number of new book titles published in the U.S. each year?

Funniest Hack

Sometimes laughter is the best medicine. Create the funniest hack in an attempt to amuse our judges for a prize

Best Use Of [Google Cloud]

Wow us with the application of Google Cloud's services in you project.

Best Use Of [Amazon Web Services]

Wow us with the application of Amazon Web Services' in you project.

Best Use Of [Blockchain]

Is Blockchain just a buzzword these days? Build a project utilizing the Blockchain to try to win this prize for best use of Blockchain. Blockchain Blockchain Blockchain.

Unicorn Hack

Create a project that is most likely to become a successful startup.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

  • Participants: Individuals (over 18 years in age),
  • Countries: United States, Canada, Online

Requirements

Submission requires:

  1. A fully filled out project description.
  2. A 1-3 minute video of the project in use, etc.
  3. Links to websites if deployed.
  4. Upload any presentations you might have

Judges

Vincent Occhiogrosso

Vincent Occhiogrosso
Founder | Sorting Site

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    Is your project different/unique.
  • Design
    Does your project look nice. Is it easy to use
  • Technology
    Does your project use custom algorithms or state of the art hardware? Is there a complexity to it in any way?
  • Problem Solving
    Does your project solve a problem and how effective and efficient is it?

themes

  • IoT
  • Machine Learning/ AI
  • Productivity