Welcome to the tenth biannual HackRU, hosted at Rutgers University by USACS, the Undergraduate Student Alliance of Computer Scientists!
- 2:00 pm - Intro Tech Talk - Andrew Tjang
- 3:00 pm - Environment Setup Workshop - Twilio
- 3:30 pm - Intro to API - USACS
- 4:30 pm - Intro to Android - USACS
- 5:30 pm - How to Deploy a Sensor Network - Scriptr.IO
- 6:00 pm - Makerspace
- 7:00 pm - Watson IoT Cognitive APIs and Bluemix - IBM
- 7:30 pm - Programming the ESP8266 with Arduino - Rutgers DoC's Rick Anderson
- 8:30 pm - How to use Bootstrap - IEEE
Remember to check the Slack at http://hackrux.slack.com for updates!
If you are not in the Slack, please notify an organizer or volunteer.
Students who have registered for HackRU and checked-in to the event are eligible to participate. As per MLH regulations, all hackers must currently be a student or have graduated within the last school year.
All participants are only allowed to be a part of one team and submit one project. The max amount of people for a team is 4 people. Participants will risk disqualification if they don't adhere to these guidelines.
Participants MUST print and sign this waiver to be allowed entry. Anyone under 18 MUST have their waiver signed by a PARENT or GUARDIAN.
$3,493 in prizes
Pebble Time Round + ($30 Amazon/Watch Band) x 4
Amazon Echo Dot + $30 Amazon x 4
Audio Technicas + $10 Amazon x 4
Best Rutgers Hack
HackRU Snapback and $20 Starbucks Gift Card x 4
Pie Sakib and Horse Mask x 4
Best First Hackathon Project
Chromecast x 4
Best Solo Hack
Best Hardware Hack
Arduino x 4
Best Command Line Hack
Red Dragon Keyboard x 4
Best Use of AWS
1 TB hard drives x 4
Best Domain Name from Domain.com
Swag bags with Sparkfun Redboards x 4
Best Developer Tool from Github
Octocat Statue x 4
Best Health Hack from Merck
Tablet x 4
Best Use of MongoDB
Amazon Gift Card x 4
Best Use of Edison from Intel Corp
Tablet x 4
Best Use of the Watson Cognitive APIs from IBM
Raspberry Pi3 Starter Kit x 4
Best Use of Capital One API
$250 Amazon Gift Card x 4
Best Educational Hack from DonorsChoose.org
$250 Donation Credit towards teachers' projects on DonorsChoose.org x 4
Verizon Sponsorship Prize
iPad mini and tickets to Tech Crunch Destruct x 4
The Most Innovative Embedded Application from L-3 Communications
Fossil Q Reveler Wearable
Best Use of Twilio API
IoT Princeton Presentation from New Brunswick Office of Innovation
Winner gets the chance to present at NJTC's Internet of Things competition at Princeton University on April 26th to a panel of Venture Capital and Angel Investors.
New Brunswick Mayor's Prizes
Winners whose hacks/ solutions can benefit residents of New Brunswick get the opportunity to meet the Mayor of New Brunswick and share their ideas for using tech to improve quality of life for residents of the City.
Last year's winners have 3 projects current either completed or in production for the city right now.
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
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