Stop complaining, take a step and make a difference!!
HACK - Code for a Cause is a competitive hacking event with the goal of bringing together developers, designers, startups and NGOs to apply their talents to the social sector and build product ideas for social innovation. Education and health are the priority areas in the matter of social upliftment.
HACK provides an opportunity to the developers to apply their skills and extend a helping hand to the social sector. It is a great chance for the developers to build great apps that do good. HACK aims at promoting the usage of open source APIs including the Google APIs (developers.google.com) to create applications for a better world.
Can your app help to achieve the threshold literacy level? Can you educate the 290 million illiterates? Can it make education fun? Can your app help a woman in danger? Make her feel safe? Can your app help people know more about their health? Can it help them prevent diseases?
Think once!! .Help the world, Help yourself!! Take the first step, register yourself and let us know how you think it can make a difference.
Pick a theme for your app and get started ! We have compiled a list of ideas for your reference - here.
Step 1 - GOT AN IDEA?: Register your team & fill up your profile here. The registration fee for the competition is Rs.500 (team).
Step 2 - BOOT UP THE TEAM: Registered teams will recieve an email stating further instructions.Once the payment is made,you will receive your ticket and you should prepare your team.
Step 3 - BUILD YOUR HACK: The registered teams will be given 24 hrs to transform their idea into an app using open source APIs including the Google APIs (developers.google.com)
Day 1 - June 16, 2012
10:00-10:45 Lightning Talk by Patrick Martinent
10:45-11:45 Panel Discussion b/w Mr Rajiv Khurana , Dr C.S.Arora,
Prof Sumit Chaudhuri, Prof Amit Goyal
11:45- 12:00 Tea and Coffee Break
12:00-02:00 Planning & Prototyping
02:00-03:00 Lunch + Networking
04:45-05:00 Closing Ceremony
05:00-05:30 Tea and Coffee
Day 2 - June 17, 2012
11:45-12:00 Tea and Coffee Break
02:00-02:30 Lunch + Networking
02:30-03:30 Coding & Testing
03:30-04:30 Prototype Presentation + Demos
04:30-05:00 Closing + Prize Distribution
Read Rules here: http://www.gdg-hack.com/rules.php
Sponsors & Partners: http://www.gdg-hack.com/sponsors.php