3Hack – the unusual hackathon What to watch out for when organising Hackathons

Last month I wrote this quick overview blog on setting up successful hackathons https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/uk_faculty_connection/2017/06/19/hosting-and-performing-hackathons/ This blog is a Guest blog by Polena Lilyanova  Microsoft Student Partner at Imperial College Hackathons Hackathons are probably one of the greatest things about being involved in the IT field! Without any doubt, I can say that this is a…

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Hosting and Performing Hackathons

I was asked to speak at the Microsoft Academic Conference, in Redmond this week and provide world wide academics with some top tips for hosting hackathons. Here is a quick summary of some top tips. Setting up Hackathons Step 1.  Lock Down a Venue Before you book an event space, make sure it has everything…

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Tower BlocF at Imperial Health Hack

Who are we: We are the creators of Tower Blocf consisting of Benji Rosen who is from Zurich, Switzerland and is currently in his 4th year studying medicine at UCL. Javi Geis who is a 2nd year Biomedical Engineer from Madrid, Spain. Amy Farell who also is a 2nd Year Biomedical Engineer from Hong Kong….

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Hijacking faces with Deep Learning techniques and Microsoft Azure

Guest Post by Team FaceJack Catalina Cangea, Laurynas Karazija, Edgar Liberis, Petar Veličković Team FaceJack working hard at Hack Cambridge ’17. Hijacking Faces Machine learning with deep neural networks (commonly dubbed “deep learning”) has taken the world by storm, smashing record after record in a wide variety of difficult tasks from different fields, including computer…

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A overview of Cognitive Data Science at Hack Cambridge

Guest blog from Charlie Crisp, Microsoft Student Partner at the University of Cambridge Charlie has been a Microsoft Student Partner at the University of Cambridge and one of the organisation committee for Hack Cambridge Hack Cambridge has recursed! After more than half a year of preparation, Cambridge’s biggest Hackathon has finally returned, and this year…

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Hack & Meet New Friends – Cambridge Hack – Meet Team Neural Fall Detection

Last week I had the pleasure of judging Hack Cambridge. Hack Cambridge is a 24 hour Hackathon with over 300 of the brightest students from around the world, who come together to learn, build, tinker, push technology to its limits and make new friends. Team Neural Fall Detection – Real-time Event-based Monitoring System for Seniors…

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UCL Data Science Student Challenge 11th/12th March 2017

The UCL Data Science Student Challenge is part of a global series of Hackathons. These events are designed to ignite a passion for the amazing things made possible by Data Science and to help students develop the skills necessary to harness the power of analytics. A variety of learning resources will be made available and…

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