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Alberto Molina, 2016 Prize winner, and Elecia White, 2015 and 2016 Hackaday Prize judge, will be co-hosting the Hack Chat this week. Stephen Tranovich, Technical Community Leader at Hackaday.io will answer any and all questions about entering the 2018 Prize.
This Hack Chat is at noon PDT, Friday, March 23rd.
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Now in its fifth year, The 2018 Hackaday Prize is the Academy Awards of Open Hardware, a grand competition where thousands of hardware hackers, makers, and artists compete to build a better future.
This year's theme is Build Hope. With all of the issues facing our society today, we encourage all of you to put your amazing ideas and creativity to use and Build Something that Matters.
Elecia White, Hackaday Prize judge in 2015 and 2016 will join us to discuss what makes a standout entry from a judging perspective. Elecia is an embedded software engineer at Logical Elegance, Inc, author of O’Reilly’s Making Embedded Systems, and host of the Embedded.fm podcast. She enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for engineering and devices.
We also welcome Alberto Molina, winner of the 2016 Hackaday Prize with Dtto, a search and rescue robot, an open source project that is continuing to be worked on. Alberto Molina is an Electronic Engineer who works to design the next generation of robots, the ones that will rule the world. Believes in the open-source technology as a way to empower people. He loves motorcycles and cats.
Stephen Tranovich, Technical Community Leader at Hackaday.io is working hard on the Prize this year. Stephen will answer any and all questions about entering the 2018 Prize.
In this chat, we'll discuss:
- What was the Prize judged on?
- New challenges in the 2018 Hackaday Prize
- Questions and answers!