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Design for timekeeping

November 07, 2023

Design for timekeeping

A story of hackathons - keeping IT spicy since* 1999
Presentation for Hack the Hackathon v3

* at least


November 07, 2023

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    water of the ocean, alarm clocks are floating in the waves, with an island nearby full of exotic plants and tall trees, mysterious, ancient, high detail, tropical [Generated using Stable Diffusion XL 1024 v1]
  2. 11/07/23 14 Which statement resonates the most for you? 1)

    Most of my time is dedicated to tech projects. 2) I seem to be in a perpetual state of catch-up. 3) Technology is a massive drain on my time. 4) I am tech.
  3. 11/07/23 15 How do you keep track of time at

    hackathons? 1} Standard clock 2} Countdown clock 3} Timers, bells, alarms 4} Time keeps track of itself
  4. 11/07/23 16 What has the highest value as hackathon output?

    1> Buzz (visibility, media coverage, PR) 2> Prototypes (sketches, designs, code) 3> Pitches (concepts, connections, hype) 4> It’s all about ‘the happening’
  5. 11/07/23 17 What raises the most alarms at your event?

    1> “My team-mate is not contributing..” 2> “My team doesn’t let me contribute..” 3> “My pitch was not accepted well..” 4> “My prospects are low..”
  6. 11/07/23 19 “ ” { closing } Technology reveals us

    to ourselves as we always in fact were: networked, distributed, laced with code. -- Tom McCarthy theguardian.com/books/2011/nov/24/tom-mccarthy-desktop