Category Archives: Developer Spotlight

TADHack-mini Orlando Review

Chatting with the people taking part in TADHack-mini Orlando highlighted a few things we do at TADHack, that perhaps we need to emphasize more in explaining why we’re unique and a great event for people to attend: We bring many technologies together so you can compare, contrast, understand how they can be mashed up, and … Continue reading TADHack-mini Orlando Review

TADHack-mini Orlando Winners

TADHack-mini Orlando delivered on our motto of TADHack is for Everyone! We had many first time hackers achieving impressive results. The diversity of people from students to business, from hardcore coders to newbies, delivered a freshness and uniqueness of telecom applications that everyone involved was proud to be part of. This weblog is just a … Continue reading TADHack-mini Orlando Winners

Khalid Hoffman on Wake Up Call

Khalid Hoffman received the Most Innovative Cisco Spark / Tropo Prize at TADHack Global Orlando in October 2016 for his hack Wake Up Call. In this weblog Khalid reviews his hack to provide more info on how it came about and how he built it. BTW we’ll be running a TADHack-mini Orlando in March, just … Continue reading Khalid Hoffman on Wake Up Call

Carrefour at TADHack Global

For the first time at TADHack we had a sponsor outside the telecoms industry, Carrefour, a French multinational retailer. They are the second largest hypermarket chain in the world, with 1600 hypermarkets. They operate in 30 countries, in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa. Carrefour means “crossroads” and “public square” in French. Given TADHack is … Continue reading Carrefour at TADHack Global

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

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

TADHack Stats

In a previous weblog post we listed all the hacks generated so far through TADHack-mini and TADHack Global since 2014. With a brief description and link to the YouTube video. This weblog examines some of the TADHack stats in all those hacks. Of the over 200 hacks created 40 (20%) are currently either commercial or in … Continue reading TADHack Stats

ProbatioNerds at TADHack Chicago

The ProbatioNerds are a team of six IIT (Illinois Institute of Technology) graduate students. Caterina heard about the TADHack and convinced her roommates Adnan and Sergio to join; with the guys next door Javier, Ernesto, and their friend Marion. They always joked they waste too much time, that they will be placed on academic probation, … Continue reading ProbatioNerds at TADHack Chicago