4th edition of START Hack

Deadline
January 27, 2019

Opportunity begins:

Mar 08, 2019

Opportunity ends:

Mar 10, 2019


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Location (s):

  • Switzerland
St. Gallen

Overview

At START Hack, people team up to code something new and exciting in a short period of time. The coding starts at midnight on Friday, March 8th, and lasts for 35 hours until Sunday morning, 11 AM. Amazing prizes and an exclusive participation at START Summit 2019 await you.

Details

TECHNOLOGICAL FOCUS

  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI): Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the design and use of programs and systems that exhibit human intelligence. Specialized and generalised AI is taking over all kinds of tasks, ranging from predicting occurrences to question answering.
  • AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY (AR & VR): Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR & VR) are visual computer simulations that are displayed to viewers for entertaining, educational, medical or marketing purposes. VR creates an immersive digital reality, whereas AR displays digital layers on top of the real world.
  • BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY: The blockchain technology enables decentralised and immutable recordkeeping of information that facilitates the process of recording changes in a network. Public and private blockchains offer an alternative to traditional intermediaries for making transactions of any kind.
  • INTERNET OF 
    THINGS (IoT): The Internet of Things (IoT) connects all kinds of devices to the internet and to each other. It enables applications ranging from smart homes to the fourth industrial revolution and is mainly empowered by various smart devices.

Opportunity is About:


Eligibility

Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

WHO CAN ATTEND? Any student from any university in the world or young professional may apply. You do not need to study in a programming related field. We are happy to welcome anyone with a strong interest in coding, even if you are a beginner. Prove your coding skills and gain more practical experience.


Dates:

Deadline: January 27, 2019

Program Starts: March 08, 2019

Program Ends: March 10, 2019


Cost/funding for participants:

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? Thanks to our partners, attendance is completely free. We will provide all the food and drinks you need and might even be able to reimburse some of your travel costs.

WHAT CAN I WIN? Every corporate posing a case will offer a prize for their respective case. These will not be announced beforehand, since your motivation is definitely not the prize but the amazing experience itself  There will also be an overall monetary prize for a winning team and you may even get the opportunity to showcase your project in front of 2.800 people at START Summit.

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