This will be a Code for Good Hackathon using Intel's newest hardware and software tools for expanding the Internet of Things. It will feature coding on the Galileo board and access to data processing through the Cloud. The Hackathon will have a Code for Good Theme based on disaster response and recovery. Subject matter expertise will be provided by UNICEF -- including guidance from the Innovation in Humanitarian Action Program at UNICEF as well as UNICEF Chile and South Sudan.
This is a simultaneous, multi-site Hack-for-Good event, with students at UC Berkeley, Earlham College, and Georgia Tech all working on the same platforms.
Additionally, the disaster response challenge will be highlighted by Professor Peck from Earlham College, who has more than 25 years real-life experience as a first responder, as well as being the co-organizer for the Earlham site.
The Georgia Hackathon will be hosted by Dr. Matthew Wolf, with resources and expertise provided through CERCS. The Berkeley Hackathon will be hosted by the Intel Software Student Community Manager, Paul Steinberg, in collaboration with the Computer Science Undergraduate Association of Berkeley.
Intel will be providing each site with 10 Galileo boards, complete with dev kits (cables, Arduino Uno R3 sensors, and more). Each team of 4-5 students will be able to work with their own board. A link with more info about the board is below.
Come to learn, come for the food, come for the cool prizes, come to help those who will be in need.