Along with the Hackathon, Microsoft Silicon Valley is sponsoring a free lunch via two food trucks: Oh Miso Hungry and The Kabab Job. You can also be the first to learn about Downtown San Jose's new Bluetooth beacons and compete for $30,000 worth of prizes across 8 different categories.
If you're a techie--and I know many of us are--this is a great way to put your skills to use in a way that will benefit the whole community! You can either scroll down for more info or head over to the VTA event page over here.
Five Reasons to Hack Your Ride
Hack My Ride 2.0 challenges you to transform how we get around in Silicon Valley. Build working apps and tools that will make it easier for people to plan trips, connect with their surroundings, and enrich their transportation experience.
If you're still on the fence about whether to join us for the kickoff hackathon on , here are five reasons you should sign up:
This is a three-month online app challenge kicked off with a hackathon at The Tech Museum of Innovation on . RSVP to the hackathon learn about the data available (including being the first to access the beacons we’re testing), form a team, and start developing your submission.
Learn more about the three-month challenge, including rules, prizes and the submission process, at hackmyride2.challengepost.
To get your creative juices flowing, Microsoft Silicon Valley and Knight Foundation are generously offering $30,000 in prizes in eight app challenge prize categories, so there are plenty of opportunities for your app to win. Or submit several times, if you have a bunch of great ideas and can’t pick just one!
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