There could be (virtual) gold in them there hills — actually, in just about any physical object.
A group of entrepreneurs attempted to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems at 30K feet — with no WiFi. Here are my reflections from the British Airways UnGrounded flight.
Guest Post In the 2010 movie “The Social Network”, hackathons were romanticized as exciting programmer games involving alcohol and cheering crowds. They looked like fun but were not the appropriate venue for getting work done.
Facebook’s core values include a powerful, results-oriented, anti-theoretical philosophy called “The Hacker Way,” according to founder Mark Zuckerberg.
“The Hacker Way is an approach to building that involves continuous improvement and iteration,” Zuckerberg writes. “Hackers believe that something can always be better, and that nothing is ever complete. They just have to go fix it — often in the face of people who say it’s impossible or are content with the status quo.”