hackathon ideas

How to find app ideas for hackathons

This post is brought to you in part by Geeklist, a vibrant platform for geeks to discover, connect and share the great work they have done.  Check out the upcoming ‘Hack for Good’ global mobile hackathon this coming June 28th – 30th. We love hackathons!  We love seeing what developers can do with APIs.  Just look at this, this, this, this, this, this, and this! However with hackathons running almost every day, it’s easy to run out of app ideas.  What if your app was already created in some hackathon that you didn’t know about?  Or not sure if there’s...

#AngelhackNYC Mashape API partner prizes + demos

We’re live here at AngelhackNYC!  Here are some links to demos and prizes that will be shown in our presentation in a bit  Good luck to all participants! Links List of 50+ Machine learning APIs  Skybiometry Face Recognition (WebRTC) - http://fadomire.futureauth.jit.su/ Face recognition using Javascript - http://jsfiddle.net/ismaelc/fgq7L/ International chat in your local language - http://worldchat.io/ Profanity API - https://www.mashape.com/nsure-io/profanity#!documentation Nudity Search API - https://www.mashape.com/ivladmin/imagevision-nuditysearch#!documentation Face mash API - https://www.mashape.com/rogerils/face-9#!documentation Get app API inspiration/ideas here! - http://apirandomizer.com/ Tweet Sentiments - https://www.mashape.com/intridea/tweetsentiments#!endpoint-TweetSentiments-by-search-query Springsense Meaning Recognition - https://www.mashape.com/springsense/springsense-meaning-recognition#!documentation Algorithms.io Recommendation engine - https://www.mashape.com/algorithms-io/recommendation-engine#!documentation Pinterest nude remover - http://www.hackathon.io/pinterest1 Prizes! Springsense (Meaning Recognition) - $500 Amazon gift card $1000 per month of API usage...

Upcoming Hackathons: iCreate Mobility Challenge + APIDays Mediterranea

Mashape is taking part in two upcoming hackathons.  We would like to thank our API partners who are offering free access or mini-prizes for the iCreate Mobility Challenge 2013 (Singapore May 17th) and APIDays Mediterranea (Madrid, May 30).  See bottom for the list of APIs and their offers. For the hackathon organizers: please consolidate your participants’ Mashape IDs and send them a message in Mashape  BEFORE your hackathon.  This will give them ample time to enable access to their private APIs to your participants. If you are a Mashape API partner and interested to offer free access to your...

APIs based on Machine Learning

Here are some Mashape APIs based on Machine Learning to prepare you for our April Hackathon tomorrow (April 6th). Example: Face Recognition using Javascript Example: Yactraq Video Topic Extraction and Transcription using Javascript Nodejs wrapper for Yactraq Creating social “signals” with Ping.It Example: Face Recognition login page...

Hackfest.TV Hackathon @ AppsWorld 2013

*UPDATE: Check our Hackerleague Sponsor site here for ideas on APIs* Hot on the heels of the DeveloperWeek Hackathon, we are again getting ourselves involved in another hackathon – the AppsWorld 2013 Hackfest.tv Hackathon, happening this Thursday Feb 7 – 8th in The Moscone Center.  We are giving away a $500 prize for the best use of APIs in Mashape. What is Hackfest? The aim of TV Hackfest is to provide a range of TV technologies, SDKs, and APIs as well as briefs and competitions – to developers, designers, agencies, creatives, and entrepreneurs to build, design, and show how...