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  • Modify the names to include the name / logo of the school and names of the presenters.
  • Talk about origins of Hack Day: The original “clap-o-meter” for judging Hacks, a very grassroots effort among engineers to get away from daily routine and do something quick and cool.
  • A free t-shirt is the best prize for an engineer -- and winners got specially produced ones.
  • After clap-o-meter was deemed a bit unreliable, Hack Days got some esteemed judges.
  • The Hack Day spread to other Yahoo offices, with huge success
  • In fact, it was so successful internally that we decided we want to make it public. The first Open Hack Day took place on Yahoo campus.
  • Campus became campground: people put up tents on Yahoo! lawn and hacked from there, as well as from inside the buildings.
  • Yahoo! provided quality entertainment
  • And some more quality entertainment the next Open Hack Day
  • But just making the Hack Day public wasn’t enough -- there are many promising hackers at every university in the US who don’t have the means to travel -- so we are coming to you!
  • The Hack Agenda: modify according to where you are presenting.
  • Talk about the idea of hacker as someone who can dream up a great idea and then implement it. Dreamer + coder.

  • It’s not enough for a hack to be a good idea or concept -- the point is that you have the ability to bring it to life.
  • It’s not enough for a hack to be a good idea or concept -- the point is that you have the ability to bring it to life.
  • Where do good ideas come from?
  • Where do good ideas come from?
  • Where do good ideas come from?
  • Where do good ideas come from?
  • Where do good ideas come from?
  • A case study of a hack: InsiderTrades provides alerts whenever a particular stock you choose to follow is traded by insiders. The alerts are based on information publicly available from SEC. Other sources for this info? Delayed and expensive. So what’s good about this idea?
  • A case study of a hack: InsiderTrades provides alerts whenever a particular stock you choose to follow is traded by insiders. The alerts are based on information publicly available from SEC. Other sources for this info? Delayed and expensive. So what’s good about this idea?
  • A case study of a hack: InsiderTrades provides alerts whenever a particular stock you choose to follow is traded by insiders. The alerts are based on information publicly available from SEC. Other sources for this info? Delayed and expensive. So what’s good about this idea?
  • A case study of a hack: InsiderTrades provides alerts whenever a particular stock you choose to follow is traded by insiders. The alerts are based on information publicly available from SEC. Other sources for this info? Delayed and expensive. So what’s good about this idea?
  • A case study of a hack: InsiderTrades provides alerts whenever a particular stock you choose to follow is traded by insiders. The alerts are based on information publicly available from SEC. Other sources for this info? Delayed and expensive. So what’s good about this idea?
  • So, how do we build a winning hack? Here are some strategies.
  • So, how do we build a winning hack? Here are some strategies.
  • So, how do we build a winning hack? Here are some strategies.
  • So, how do we build a winning hack? Here are some strategies.
  • So, how do we build a winning hack? Here are some strategies.
  • So, how do we build a winning hack? Here are some strategies.
  • But it’s not enough to just build a winning hack -- in order for it to win, you have to showcase it. Demo strategies are important.
  • But it’s not enough to just build a winning hack -- in order for it to win, you have to showcase it. Demo strategies are important.
  • But it’s not enough to just build a winning hack -- in order for it to win, you have to showcase it. Demo strategies are important.
  • But it’s not enough to just build a winning hack -- in order for it to win, you have to showcase it. Demo strategies are important.
  • But it’s not enough to just build a winning hack -- in order for it to win, you have to showcase it. Demo strategies are important.
  • Can Yahoo! be of service?
  • Can Yahoo! be of service?
  • Can Yahoo! be of service?
  • Can Yahoo! be of service?
  • Can Yahoo! be of service?
  • A 15 minute intro to YQL, with demos.







  • A 15 minute intro to YUI, with demos.

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