Mark Shuttleworth Keynote at TADHack Global

Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of Canonical, is back! He keynoted at the first ever TADHack in Madrid. You can see his presentation from 2014 here. At TADHack Global over the weekend of 14-16 October, we’ll have an inspirational video keynote from Mark, which is played near the start of every TADHack location. I’m sure we’ll … Continue reading Mark Shuttleworth Keynote at TADHack Global

TADHack FAQ

Here are some answers to common questions: Q) Who should participate in TADHack? A) TADHack is for everyone, from hackers (coders), through hustlers (business people) to hipsters (designers). Communications is a fundamental need of all humans and many ’things’, telecoms is now programmable and democratized so anyone can use the capabilities. Its become very easy, … Continue reading TADHack FAQ

GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund

Recently Maxime at the GSMA published a nice report on the role of APIs in developing markets, and referenced the work of TADHack in these markets over the past 3 years. The first round of the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund is now open for applications from start-ups in Africa and selected Asian countries. Successful … Continue reading GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund

Announcing TADHack Global 2016

TADHack Global will run over the 14-16th October (Friday-Sunday), locations will run on 2 of the 3 days. We have 32+ locations confirmed around the world including: Athens, Austin, Bangladesh – Dhaka, Berlin, Boston, Brisbane, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Kuala Lumpur, Kyiv (Ukraine), Lisbon, London, Madrid, Melbourne, Mexico, Moscow, Netherlands, NYC, Orlando, Oslo, Pakistan, Paris, San … Continue reading Announcing TADHack Global 2016

TADHack-mini Uruguay 2016 Summary

TADHack-mini Uruguay took place on the 10th and 11th May (Tuesday and Wednesday) at the Universidad ORT Uruguay (Campus Centro) in the vibrant city of Montevideo. We are grateful for Universidad ORT Uruguay’s cooperation in making this event possible. As at every TADHack around the world the enthusiasm, creativity, and skills are world class. Because … Continue reading TADHack-mini Uruguay 2016 Summary

TADHack Uruguay 10-11 May

(For English version scroll down.) En tan sólo 2 semanas, el 10 y 11 de mayo estaremos llevando a cabo TADHack Uruguay en Montevideo en las instalaciones de la Universidad ORT Uruguay, patrocinado por dicha institución y Telestax. Este será nuestro primer evento en Uruguay y el segundo en América Latina; Iquall Networks llevó adelante … Continue reading TADHack Uruguay 10-11 May

How to Voxbone at TADHack-mini London 2016

By Sacha Nacar Torrey Searle and I participated in the TADHack mini hackathon in London this past weekend and we discovered some pretty cool things… Everybody loves Slack, there’s no denying it – we even tried mashing it up with our own APIs. However, what Slack lacks is the same ‘openness’ in voice/video communication. Yes … Continue reading How to Voxbone at TADHack-mini London 2016

Sacha Nacar on TADHack-mini London

This year’s TADHack edition was particularly meaningful to me as it marked a few great milestones. First of all, exactly a year ago I was participating in my first hackathon – being TADHack mini London 2015. Secondly, I discovered University College London at TADHack that year and it gave me the idea to apply for … Continue reading Sacha Nacar on TADHack-mini London

TADHack London Part 2

TADHack-mini London was larger that last year with 88 people through the door, 18 hacks, with more diversity of people involved, and many more hacks winning that required little coding. For example, using webhooks between Cisco Spark and IBM Bluemix. This is an important trend; the tools and platforms continue to democratize telecoms so more … Continue reading TADHack London Part 2

Quick Summary of TADHack-mini London 2016 and the Winners

TADHack-mini London was larger that last year with 88 people through the door, with 18 hacks, with more diversity of people involved, and many more hacks winning that required little coding. This is an important trend; the tools and platforms continue to democratize telecoms so more and more people can use it their applications, services … Continue reading Quick Summary of TADHack-mini London 2016 and the Winners