Memories of HackMIT 2016  

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On September 17th and 18th, 1000 college hackers traveled to MIT’s campus for an eagerly anticipated HackMIT 2016 from around the world — from Boston to Jamaica to Guwahati, India.

As our team ramps up for our next event, Blueprint, we wanted to reflect on what makes a hackathon special for its attendees. 2015’s theme was experimentation. That year, we debuted a new mentor queue system (HELPq), revamped our judging model (through Gavel), and held a series of educational talks and workshops leading up to the hackathon for the local community.

This time, we focused on engagement: helping hackers get the most possible out of the event alongside building awesome hacks. We’re excited about the results!

Read the full article and check out our photoblog on HackMIT Stories

 
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