over 4 years ago

Bayes Hack Feedback

Last request: interested in making next year's Bayes Hack better? Would love your feedback on this 2 minute survey! http://goo.gl/forms/4TF3qykQtj


over 4 years ago

Bayes Hack Projects

The votes are in! Go to the gallery to congratulate the top vote getters and check out all of the excellent submissions.

Even though the competition is over, don't stop hacking. Use your portfolio to keep your project up to date and get feedback from fellow makers.


over 4 years ago

Bayes Hack Public Voting

The public voting period for Bayes Hack has begun. Browse the Submission Gallery and vote for your favorites! If you’ve entered a submission, be sure to spread the word through your social networks.

The ten teams that get the most votes on Challenge Post will have an opportunity to pitch their project to the judging panel at 1:00 PM. You will have 2 minutes to pitch.

Please send your pitch materials (e.g. slides, videos, urls, etc.) to everett@bayesimpact.org before 1:00 PM, or let him know that you prefer presenting from your own laptop. . You will be notified if you are pitching…

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over 4 years ago

Bayes Hack Project Submissions

Be sure to submit your project on Challenge Post to be considered for prizes. Pro tip: start your draft early.

We'll be looking for a submission that shows a) a brief description of the problem you're working on, b) a walkthrough of what you built to solve the problem (e.g. project website, demos, screenshots, text description), and c) you're code.

Projects must be in by 11:30 AM, and public voting will start right afterwards (anyone with a Challenge Post account can vote). You have a chance to showcase your project in a science fair style expo up until 1:00 PM. 


over 4 years ago

Bayes Hack Challege Prizes

Here's a few new prizes to encourage you to work on specific challenges!

Challenge - Audience Favorite

The team with the project that is most virally shared on social media will win 4 Myo Armbands. The project must be shared with the #bayeshack hashtag and its own unique hashtag to be considered. All shares will be measured via Tagboard. This prize is sponsored by Thalmic Labs.

Challenge – US Department of Labor

The project team that creates the best solution to a Department of Labor Challenge will win a sit-down meeting with federal technology leaders at the Department of Labor in…

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over 4 years ago

Bayes Hack Office Hours

Interested in meeting with the subject matter experts from our data partners? Sign up for a 5-10 minute slot at one of our office hours, all held on Saturday!

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

California Department of Public Health

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Donors Choose

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

High Point Police Department

Environmental Protection Agency

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

US Department of Labor

US Department of Interior

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

California Healthcare Foundation

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

NOAA

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Internews


over 4 years ago

Bayes Hack Freebies

Great news! Our extremely generous sponsors at Google and Wolfram would like to offer all Bayes Hack participants some awesome freebies for this upcoming weekend.

  • Google would like to offer $500 of Google Cloud Platform credit for each Bayes Hack team. On top of that, Google has agreed to send $100K of Google Cloud Platform credit to the winning team
  • Wolfram is gifting each person with a $1,000 one-year license of Mathematica

Questions on how to access this? Feel free to shoot an email to shawn@bayesimpact.org.


over 4 years ago

Bayes Hack Data Challenges

Check out our Discussions page to look through specific data challenges! Everything's listed on there! Our full list of data partners include:

  • White House - US Department of Labor
  • White House - US Department of Interior
  • California Department of Public Health
  • California Healthcare Foundation
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • High Point Police - University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Gates Foundation
  • Donors Choose
  • Thorn
  • Internews
  • AidData

 


over 4 years ago

Bayes Hack Happy Hour

Bayes Hack 2014 is just around the corner! Interested in meeting your fellow hackers before the hackathon kicks off? Then join the Bayes Impact staff at Novela SF for happy hour on Wednesday night! This is a great opportunity to meet everyone, pitch potential projects, and find a great hackathon team. Check out the event on Facebook here.

Location

Novela SF - Hemingway Room

662 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94105

Date and Time

November 12, 2014 - 6 PM to 8 PM