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Making your hackathon matter

Making your hackathon matter

My talk at the WIP Developer Relations workshop

Cristiano Betta

October 01, 2014

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  3. More than 50 hack days

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  5. Organised more than 15 hack days

  6. PayPal ran 11 hack days last year

  7. Axes!

  8. I’ve had enough of pizza

  9. And (non german) beer

  10. A manifesto to stop the mediocracy hackdaymanifesto.com

  11. Communication is king

  12. An API is a business card

  13. A hacker is not a recruit

  14. A hack is not an app

  15. Your office is a better sponsorship

  16. Celebrate the effort

  17. Run your own or sponsor?

  18. Why at PayPal?

  19. Don’t push it

  20. Add some class

  21. We best learn in silence

  22. A happy developer is the best evangelist

  23. Track and measure

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