(From Wikipedia): A Hackathon (also known as a hack day, hackfest or codefest) is an event that usually lasts for one or two days, in which people with different backgrounds, as (but not restricted to) computer programmers and others involved in software development (graphic designers, interface designers and project managers) collaborate intensively on software projects.
A 24-hour Hackathon that brings together creative and inquisitive minds to develop new mobile apps that will improve the motorcycle urban riding experience. Developers, designers and motorcycle users, all will be together at the same place for fun and an intense session of co-creation, hacking and collaboration.
From 22nd to 23rd of February 2014, 24 hours, from 12pm to 12pm. Barcelona. Mobile World Centre.
Yes! You need to register, but registration and participation is free! In addition to the online registration, participants will have to register in person at the start of the event with a valid personal ID.
By registering here as individual or as a team (3 members max.). In addition to the online registration, participants will have to register in person at the start of the event with a valid personal ID.
Yes! The deadline for registration is the 17th of February, 2014, at 5 p.m. (UTC/GMT +1, Barcelona Time)
Anyone who is interested in the intersection of motorcycle riding, cities, coding, and design and enters the Hackathon to develop new apps for motorcycle (on its own or joining a team). See the Terms and Conditions document for more detailed information.
During the registration process you will be asked to submit a short description of your app development and motorcycling experience. Your registration will be confirmed within 2 days.
You should bring your own computer, and any other material that you might need to develop your app prototype.
Yes, of course.
To be eligible for the award, you must develop the app at and during the event, and you must be present to pitch your app to the jury.
Not required. Feel free to think about the project you would like to work on. Form a team (3 members max.) before the event, if you want to. Hacking and coding must take place at the event. Follow the latest information on the Hack The Ride website and newsletter (link).
Yes, you may register as team with 2 or 3 members.
In order to participate, individuals and teams have to register online at the Hack The Ride Microsite before February 17th 2014, 5 p.m. (UTC/GMT +1, Barcelona time)
Yes. You can build a team during the speed dating session on the start of the Hackathon.
Yes, there are several prizes for winners and winning teams. See Terms and Conditions for details.
Develop an app prototype during the event and present your app at the end of the event to be judged by a jury. See Terms and Conditions for details.
The app improves primarily the urban motorcycle or scooter experience.
The app should be developed as native mobile app that the driver or co-pilot uses before, during and/or after riding her/his motorcycle or scooter of any size or type (e.g. combustion engine or electric drive etc.). The app improves the motorcycle or scooter experience, explicitly using or owning a motorcycle (useless without using a motorcycle or scooter).
See also Terms and Conditions for further details.
You develop your app under the Lesser General Public License. See the Terms and Conditions for details.