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2013-10-14 09:16:47

US research reveals that 4 out of 5 college student drivers have used their cell phones to send or receive text messages while driving despite the majority recognizing that the activity represents a risk. Garold Lantz and Sandra Loeb of the McGowan School of Business, at King's College, in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, found that male drivers are more likely to engage in texting while driving but consider themselves more proficient drivers than others and so less likely to endanger themselves...

2013-10-11 23:01:13

Alabama Media Group and Auburn University have teamed up to host a 48 hour hackathon focused on migration in the Americas. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Alabama Media Group is partnering with Auburn University to participate in Americas Datafest November 2 and 3 at Auburn University and in locations across Alabama and the world. Known to computer programmers as a “hackathon,” teams will gather for a two-day code-writing marathon. The teams will be using technology to analyze...

2013-10-03 23:31:03

Over 36 intense hours, Dominion Enterprises employees and members of the computer programming community will participate in Dominion’s sixth and most innovative “hackathon.” The event will take place October 3-4 at Dominion’s headquarters in Norfolk. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Over 36 intense hours, Dominion Enterprises employees and members of the computer programming community will participate in Dominion’s sixth and most innovative “hackathon.” The event will...

2013-09-27 23:24:00

Prepr Foundation helps hackathon participants learn key skills by tackling real world problems and innovating solutions together. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Prepr, an Open Education and Open Innovation Foundation, shows an ongoing commitment to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship by organizing and sponsoring multiple hackathon and startup events in 2013. The events, which include AngelHack, Startup Weekend Edu, and EduHack, among others, encourage young innovators to...

2013-09-26 23:24:17

Hack for Big Choices is a non-profit organization inspired by Steve Jobs' dedication of applying his talent and passion towards improving people’s lives. San Francisco (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 On October 4th, thought leaders will convene in downtown San Francisco for the opening ceremonies of Hack for Big Choices, a series of talks and hackathons taking place over 12 cities including San Francisco, Ghana, Mexico City, Venice, Moscow, and São Paulo to tackle some of the...

2013-08-29 23:21:55

Fresh off the heels of their #1 Software ranking on the Inc 500, SPARC contributes to Charleston’s local tech community with annual coding competition featuring 34 teams and over 4 million lines of code. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 SPARC successfully hosts its third annual Hackathon on August 23-24, 2013, bringing together Charleston’s local and regional technology community for a two-day coding competition. Hackathon 3D featured 34 teams and 84 contestants, with App Life 3...

2013-07-29 23:21:23

Will feature engineers, hackers, and designers creating new ways to enhance the experience for fans and artists. The winning teams will go inside Outside Lands to become literal "hacker rockstars" winning a once in a lifetime opportunity to turn a good idea into a real world product alongside the best in the business of music and technology. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Applications are now being accepted for Outside Hacks: the first official Outside Lands...

2013-07-12 23:28:57

Coding, cash, and caffeine to create a fun-filled, two-day, camp-in at SPARC’s Hackathon 3D. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 SPARC has opened registration for its third annual mobile application hackathon being held on August 23-24, 2013. Hackathon 3D will bring together teams of developers from around the country to compete for thousands of dollars in prizes and giveaways, provide an energy-filled environment for spectators, and feature all the beer, caffeine, and tasty food...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.