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Wrapping up TADHack Global 2017

Thank you to everyone who took part in TADHack Global 2017! Especially the 65+ partners and 5 global sponsors: Apifonica, Matrix, Telestax, Temasys, and Vidyo. You made possible the largest global hackathon over one weekend, well two this year. TADHack has grown yet again, with over 3300 registrations, quite a few locations had close to … Continue reading Wrapping up TADHack Global 2017

TADHack Global 2017 Winners

We ran a live stream on the 2nd October to announce all the TADHack Global 2017 winners across all locations, ArcFire challenge, and global sponsors’ prizes from Apifonica, Matrix, Telestax, and Vidyo. We’re missing the the Lusaka location winners, and the Telestax video. We’ll update the content when it becomes available. Below I list out … Continue reading TADHack Global 2017 Winners

TADHack Chicago 2017

As part of TADHack Global 2017’s first weekend, I attended the Chicago location run by the IIT RTC Labs. Chicago has been part of TADHack since its founding in 2014. Each year it gets bigger and better. The themes I took from Chicago this year are a stronger focus on community and humanitarian problems; and … Continue reading TADHack Chicago 2017

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

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

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

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

Why TADHack Works

TADHack is less than two years old.  The first event was in June 2014 across Madrid in Spain, Colombo in Sri Lanka, Chicago in the US, Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Manila in the Philippines, and comfort of your own home (remote entries). Since that first event we’ve created over 200 amazing hacks, distributed close to … Continue reading Why TADHack Works

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

TADHack Global 2015 Summary

TADHack Global 2015 ran on 13-14 June across 15 locations (including remote). Its focus is helping developers discover the power of adding telecom capabilities to their apps, services and business processes. We’re going to see several of the hacks created going live for customers in the coming months, that will be for another weblog. This … Continue reading TADHack Global 2015 Summary