Develop and make applications to improve humanity with a focus on parenting, mobility, or social justice.
UT Dallas is partnering with Arizona State University to host 'Hacks for Humanity', a hackathon for the social good. The local community and UT Dallas students, faculty, and staff are invited to collaborate together and create technologies to address local and global issues in our society.
$1,000 in prizes
First Place Overall
x5 Nintendo 2DS
Second Place Overall
x5 Fitbit Flex 2
Third Place Overall
x5 Amazon Echo Dot
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Your team must be on-site and have a team member sign up using Google Form in order to present your project. Link to sign up for judging is here: https://goo.gl/forms/D2ehdwNnLtxBWNbx1
Children at Risk
Raytheon, Fujitsu, Toyota
Various Faculty Members
The University of Texas at Dallas
Does your product provide a solution to a new problem?
How relevant is your product to the Humanities 101 principles (compassion, empathy, forgiveness, integrity, kindness, respect, and self-reflection)? Does your product have a significant impact on the community and does it accomplish its stated goal?
How sustainable is your product? Where is your current product in terms of its life-cycle and what could be done in the future?
How accessible and usable is your product? Does the way you interact with it make sense?
How effectively does your team demonstrate the product and communicate the problem, the solution, and other ideas?