"Code the World" WCC HACK Ensenada will focus on developing projects for the greater good of the community and the world.

WeCanCode HACK Ensenada 2015!

This year HACK Ensenada will showcase a new challenge,"Code the World." The goal is to develop a project that encompasses and focuses on building greater good applications, hardware, or projects for the community, society, and/or business. 

The idea is to develope, create, build, and deploy a project that can improve the world we live in...code what you think will create the most impact...a website, a business application, a water conservation app...the posibilities are endless.

We will have to challenges, one that will revolve around the financial sector (Gentera Challenge) and one that will revolve around water conservation (Water Challenge). Details will be discussed in the Pre-Hack session. 

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Eligibility

"WeCanCode Hack" focuses primarily on students and graduates , but computer field professionals are welcomed to join. Ninjas that are self taught with experience are also encouraged to join.

If you have a vision, passion to get things started, and the hardwork/determination to create change, you are what we are looking for!

Requirements

A good presentation will have a project description and an explanation of their ultimate goaland impact to the community. Demonstration should include a demo video showing the protype or project. All demonstrations will be given in presentation format.

Examples of demonstrations:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gc9ex20akTY

Judges

Eme Morato

Eme Morato
Dev F

Karim Jernite

Karim Jernite
Advancio Inc.

Luis Angel Monge

Luis Angel Monge
Cetys University Ensenada

Juan Pablo Flores

Juan Pablo Flores
MLH Mexico

Michel Martinez

Michel Martinez
HUB CENTER MEXICO

Victor Valle

Victor Valle
LiteKey

Judging Criteria

  • Quality and Innovation of the Idea
    On a scale from 1-5 grade each submission on elements of creativity and originality. -Was the idea original? -is there similar products on the market? -have you heard of a similar solution?
  • Functional Implementation
    On a scale from 1-5 grade each submission on elements of execution. -How well was the idea was executed? -Workable protype? -Frameworks used? -Technical Difficulty?
  • Overall Visual Appeal
    On a scale from 1-5 grade each submission on elements of graphical design, typography, and visual aesthetics. -UI/UX experience -Color templates -graphical elements
  • Overall Impact
    On a scale from 1-5 measure how helpful the project will be for the community. society -does the submission solve a relevant issue? -is submission viable? executable? useful? -will the submission cause an impact?