Caltech's annual hackathon

An interdisciplinary hackathon on Caltech's campus featuring hackers from all around the world!

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Judges

Julia Ma

Julia Ma
Software Engineer @ Google, Working on Survey Platform

Tyson Mao

Tyson Mao
CEO of Hadron Labs

Fred Zhao

Fred Zhao
Software Engineer @ Facebook, Sharing Team

Phi Dang

Phi Dang
Software Engineer @ Facebook, Live Video Team

Paul Dapolito

Paul Dapolito
Software Engineer @ Facebook, Video Encoding Infrastructure Team

Dave Zito

Dave Zito
CEO of Stealth Robotics/AI Company

Brian Catanzaro

Brian Catanzaro
Medtech Consultant

Claire Ralph

Claire Ralph
Lecturer in Computing and Mathematical Sciences @ Caltech

Stephen Zheng

Stephen Zheng
Machine Learning Grad Student @ Caltech

Judging Criteria

  • Usability
    How usable is your hack in its current state? Strive to create a functioning project even if it doesn't have a ton of features!
  • Creativity
    How creative is your hack? Try to approach the problem you are trying to solve from a novel angle!
  • Polish
    Is your hack polished? Create a streamlined hack that looks as great as it functions!