Before I realized that the Hackaton was conflicting with some long term ski vacation we had planned I signed up and was excited to have a more active part at the Launch Conference. By meeting tonight some of the participants I don't know if I could have programmed several days in a row with little sleep like many did. Great job 'guys'!
The winner of the Hackaton will get a $75k investment or $30k in cash.
They where 123 projects…here are the top 12 select tonight in no specific order:
watch a website click on areas of the page you want to track. build a website portfolio of your competitor website track it's changes questions: what else are you tracking. answer: how the look and feel changes
Dan Driscle, Jon rosenberg From Texas "Most of us have a garage full of gear. Wouldn't it be great that we could give that gear to someone who uses it who cannot afford it". A grad student is looking to buy a bike cheap. Peer to peer mobile app to buy outdoor gear Hyper local. 10% fee questions: how different from what's out there. answer: first we login with Facebook and authenticate with Twillio api. We make sure you are a real human being. We geo locate items.
use your iPhone to design faster. Utilise iPhone screen to draw shortcuts. Start IDE or Photoshop shortcut keys
Avoid patient unnecessary trip to the ER. Only 12% stay hospitalized.
Merchant give out free sample. Increase customers Try something new at no cost Touch sample and you see a survey Real time A/B testing No charges to use the platform, but depersonalize analytics and sell aggregated data
iPhone Collect interrests and intents through Facebook and linked in. Use the NewAer platform (~150 feet) to detect interest. Find group you are interested in. Find bouncers group. Runs in the background. Do you have time to Clinq? Notification.
Content management service as a service. Add a snippet of code to your page. Then you can start editing. Then the new page is updated instantly. You get a whole dashboard of pages you are working on. A list of revisions on a page. Visual diff question: how will you charge for it? answer: not really sure yet.
(pretty sure I got the name wrong) machup twitters broadcast and snapchat videos we have a global firehose Node backend that is performant upload to global feed. content evaporates after 24 hours question: what is the primary use case? answer: real value when you get to twitter broadcast, and you know nobody.
Silent disco…Prototype of the silent disco app Tracking listeners Update on the fly
An instant product search engine api. Couldn't see/here. Sorry.
Technology to transfer data with the light of your iPhone. Receiver cost 20 cents. With the camera they get 30 samples seconds With hardware it's 20000 more.
Toon of tools to help you to learn how to product. What is lacking is one on one advise. Can find experts online. Shared code editor
And the top 5 are (again in no specific order):