The University of Missouri's Largest Hackathon and Programming Competition

 

This Year: Constructing Connections

From fake news detection, to social networking, to tracking personal data, the role of tech in media is becoming increasingly important. This year TigerHacks is partnering with the University of Missouri Reynolds Journalism Institute to focus on new approaches to communicating, connecting, and influencing people.

Teams will be awarded prizes for innovative projects in the field of media and journalism. This multidisciplinary collaboration has the potential for a truly unique hackathon experience, and we know that the ideas will be stronger than ever!

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Judges

Dale Musser

Dale Musser
Associate Teaching Professor, University of Missouri

Mike McKean

Mike McKean
Associate Professor - MU School of Journalism

Dan Silver

Dan Silver
Software Engineer - Microsoft

Jim Ries

Jim Ries
Software Architect - Veterans United & Computer Science Instructor - MU

Aaron Scantlin

Aaron Scantlin
Security Analyst - University of Missouri

Nick Wergeles

Nick Wergeles
Instructor, University of Missouri

Conner Ruhl

Conner Ruhl
Software Engineer - Carfax

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George Robb
System Administrator, University of Missouri

Judging Criteria

  • Innovation in the field of Media & Journalism
    Does this hack solve a real problem?
  • Technical Difficulty
    Was this hack challenging to make?
  • Execution
    Is the project functional?
  • Design
    Is the hack pleasant and usable?
  • Impact
    Does this project have the potential to make an impact?