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COVID-19 Pandemic Response Virtual Hackathon, March 27-29 Event Description: The Pandemic Response Hackathon is a virtual hackathon aimed at better understanding and mitigating the spread of COVID-19 and future pandemics. The goal is to bring public health professionals alongside the technology community’s talent to contribute to the world’s response to the pandemic. Hackathon projects will… Read More »
Can librarians hack it in a hackathon? The answer to that question is a resounding yes!!! As a former hackathon librarian participant, I can confidently give you my word that librarians are an asset to any hackathon team. From April 12th-14th, 2019, I, a health sciences librarian, flew out to Spokane, WA from Seattle, WA… Read More »
What is a healthcare hackathon? Generally speaking, a healthcare hackathon is a social event that focuses on building small and innovative technology projects that aim to resolve healthcare challenges. “Hackathon” is a portmanteau of the words “hack” and “marathon,” which in turn translates into some kind of race against the clock to solve challenges. MIT… Read More »