Alan Liu

Meaningful Hackathon Projects

February 27, 2017

As featured in the Yale Admissions Blog. Thanks, Jinchen! Imagine 200 boxes of pizza stacked to the ceiling, enough air mattresses to fill two basketball courts, and over 1000 nylon "swag" bags full of T-shirts and other goodies. Imagine 1000 people, all in the same gigantic gym. Welcome to the world of hackathons. Despite its devious sounding name, hackathons are a mix between career fairs and coding competitions where student teams "hack" ... continue reading