Ah PennApps, a friendly biannual reminder that when many SEASers aren’t up all night coding for a class, they’re
SEASing the day up all night coding for a $10,000 grand prize.
Over a 1,000 engineers, non-engineers and enthusiasts alike from over 100 schools worldwide turned up for the hackathon this past weekend. Even (gasp) a few females showed up—mystic, elusive beings considered a rare sight in the Engineering Quad.
Top college hackathon. These aren’t your hilarious Facebook hacks on an unsuspecting friend’s profile. Nay, these are tools, apps and utilities conceived during a 48-hour pizza fueled burst of sleepless energy that attract sponsors like Venmo, Google, Yahoo and Microsoft. A lot of neat and…quirky stuff was created at PennApps Fall 2013, and we separate the Zuckerbergs from the Hindenburgs after the jump.