With PennApps crowned as the largest student-run hackathon in the nation, Penn is increasing opportunities for undergraduate tech innovation. But PennApps is not the only example of student-led hackathons on campus.
Five teams will win eight weeks of mentorship and a $1,000 stipend to help transform their apps into businesses.
Sunday afternoon, a crowd of computer science enthusiasts flocked to Irvine Auditorium.
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The all-girls team aimed to create a more aesthetically pleasing way to view events and read fliers.
This fall’s Hackathon broke the record for number of apps created: 204 hacks were programmed between Friday night and Sunday afternoon.
The UC Berkeley team wrote a program that could identify and distinguish between various items via a webcam.
The ETH Zurich team’s app, Weighly, used phone cameras to weigh bowls filled with rice, flour and other substances.
This semester’s PennApps will be the largest student-run hackathon of all time.