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  • Internal Hacks at Yahoo! Born of Internal program in 2005 in US, which expanded rapidly across the world.. Open hack born from that,..,2005 Internal2006 Open Hack SNV
  • BikeLawnmower engineBottle of petrol
  • YQL, YUI,
  • We are interested in hacks around digital media, advertising, personalization, big data, local, social mobile…
  • Y! is interested in hacks around digital media, advertising, personalization, big data, local, social, mobile…


  • 1. DUNDEE VI Murray Rowan, Anil Patel 2/23/2012
  • 2. • YDN is the Developer Relations team at Yahoo!• We engage developers around the world with Yahoo! Open Technologies and APIs We Are Here: @ydn 2/23/2012
  • 3. Yahoo! Hack Program 2/23/2012
  • 4. Dundee Uni Hacks are Unique 2011 Winners s/2011/04/all-aboard-for-dundee-hacku-vi/ Class of 2010 2/23/2012
  • 5. We’ve been doing these for a while..Class of 2009 Class of 2007 2006 Winners 2/23/2012
  • 6. What’s [not] a hacker? 2/23/2012
  • 7. A Hack is a solution to a real world problem - a solution that has been devised and implemented in a time or resource starved situation. 2/23/2012
  • 8. Motorbike HackOld Bike+ Lawnmower Engine+ Bottle of Petrol== Awesome Motorbike Hack! 2/23/2012
  • 9. Helmet Hack 2/23/2012
  • 10. Scratch your own itch!• Every good work ofsoftware starts byscratching adeveloper’s personalitch.• To solve aninterestingproblem, start byfinding a problemthat’s interesting toyou.The Cathedral andthe Bazaar, Eric 2/23/2012
  • 11. Hackday Ingredients• Developers & Designers• Wifi, Food, Shelter• Data, Development Framework(s), UI• Y! building blocks at• Creativity• Mash-ups and visualizations of data 2/23/2012
  • 12. For Example… 2/23/2012
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  • 16. What is your challenge?• Get into teams of 2 or 3 people• Register for our event community by 8th March• Come up with your idea• Talk to Andy• Create a working application• Register your app by 15th March• Present your hack on Friday 30th March• Win prizes, drink beer… 2/23/2012
  • 17. How we judge the hacks• Working Prototype• Solves a real problem• Great User Experience• Uses data or technology in a unique and interesting way• Uses technology or data from Yahoo!• X-factor! 2/23/2012
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