Hack u intro

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Hack u intro

  1. 1. HackU a.k.a: Serious Awesome in 24 hours or less
  2. 2. You Hack
  3. 3. You Present
  4. 4. We dress funny (seriously, who is judging whom?)
  5. 5. You Win Prizes! (First prize: Photos with us!)
  6. 6. What’s the plan? Do we seem like we have a plan?
  7. 7. What’s the plan? • 2 days of talks • 24 hours of hacking • Free food, snacks, drinks, etc • Smart people to help you... if they can’t, we will.
  8. 8. What’s the plan? You can sleep when you’re dead or on Friday
  9. 9. What’s the plan? or really, whenever you want.
  10. 10. The Rules Who Rules? We Rules! (Gimme a break... we made this really late at night.)
  11. 11. The Rules Up to 4 people on a team
  12. 12. The Rules 24 hours MAX
  13. 13. The Rules !registered == !presenting For the non-geeks, that loosely translates to: “If you’re not registered, you’re not presenting”
  14. 14. Hacker? What is a |-|4xx0|2? Hacker?
  15. 15. Hacker? Probably not a hacker...
  16. 16. Hacker? totally a bunch of hackers!
  17. 17. Hacker? Hacker Dreamer Coder Dreamer + Coder
  18. 18. Hacker? A Hack is: A Good Idea Brought To Life
  19. 19. Hacker? A HackU hack is: Any Idea Brought To Life
  20. 20. Hacker? You Can: Revolutionize Something Automate Something Build Something Fix Something
  21. 21. Hacker? If All Else Fails...
  22. 22. Hacker? Do Something Silly
  23. 23. Demo Time Show it off! (even if it’s not done)
  24. 24. Demo Time You have 90 seconds
  25. 25. Demo Time You have 90 seconds Problem Live Demo Details 15 seconds 60 seconds 15 seconds or something like that
  26. 26. Demo Time NO
  27. 27. Demo Time POWER
  28. 28. Demo Time POINT
  29. 29. Demo Time You have 90 seconds Problem Live Demo Details 15 seconds 60 seconds 15 seconds or something like that
  30. 30. Demo Time Have a Plan B (you know, cuz sometimes computers suck)
  31. 31. Demo Time but most of all... Impress Us
  32. 32. Resources Resources
  33. 33. Resources Yahoo! Can Help • Yahoo! free and open source projects • YUI • YQL • tons of APIs: Flickr, Answers, del.icio.us, Fantasy Sports, Fire Eagle, GeoPlanet, Placefinder, Placemaker … • developer.yahoo.com
  34. 34. Resources Other Sites • github.com/codepo8/hackday-toolbox • wait-till-i.com • isithackday.com/hacks • gist.github.com/ydn • developer.yahoo.com/hacku/pasthacks.html • talks.php.net/show/hacku • flickr.com/search/?q=hacku
  35. 35. All done! • Run your ideas by us if you want • Register your hack: developer.yahoo.com/hacku/register • Hack talk tomorrow at 6pm • Hacking starts Thursday at 5pm • Full Schedule: developer.yahoo.com/hacku/uiuc.html

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