We established the reverse hackathon to encourage dialogue in and support the development of creative solutions that allow for greater and healthier relationships between people and technology.

Using principles in human-computer interaction, humane design, software development, and tech ethics, Rehack urges participants to think deeply about their interactions with technology and redesign consumer tech products in a more meaningful, socially responsible way. No coding experience is necessary!

This year's event will be focused on online education. Join us for a weekend of redesigning today's tech products to fit virtual learning environments!

Note: This event is only open to those who have already applied at http://rehack.co — we are not sending updates through Devpost. If you are interested in staying in the loop, sign up for our emailing list at our website!

Schedule of Events

Friday 4/9/21

06:00 pm - 07:30 pm → Opening Ceremony + Keynote

07:30 pm → Rehacking begins!

07:30 pm - 08:30 pm → Design Tools Workshop

08:30 pm - 09:30 pm → Ideation / Team Formation Session

09:00 pm - 12:00 am → Organizer Office Hours

Saturday 4/10/21

09:00 am - 04:00 pm → Mentor/Organizer Office Hours

05:00 pm → Project Submission Deadline

05:00 pm → Social Event / Game Break

05:30 pm - 07:00 pm → Project Presentations / Judging Period

07:00 pm → Judging Period Ends, Deliberations Begin

08:00 pm - 09:30 pm → Closing Ceremony and Awards

Eligibility

This event is open to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students from around the world who applied on rehack.co! You may work in teams of 2-4, including yourself. You are allowed to work individually, however we we strongly encourage you to collaborate with others!

Requirements

Projects must be submitted by 5:00pm on Saturday, April 10th to DevPost. Winners will be announced at the closing session, happening at 8:00pm on the same day.

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Prizes

$2,800 in prizes

First Place

Oculus VR Headset

Second Place

Projector

Third Place

Cute Programmable Robot

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Jessica Leung

Jessica Leung

Malcolm Bauer

Malcolm Bauer

John Katzman

John Katzman

Catherine Riihimaki

Catherine Riihimaki

Gissoo Doroudian

Gissoo Doroudian

Judging Criteria

  • Feasibility
    - How difficult is it to implement the idea? - What steps are provided for implementing the idea? - Is there existing or upcoming technology capable of executing this idea?
  • Impact
    - Who is the target community? - What is the challenge the idea addresses? - How effectively does the idea solve these challenges? - How will this change affect the community and beyond?
  • Originality
    - What changes or improvements does the idea offer compared to existing products? - Does the idea address a problem in an unexpected or ingenious way? - How does the idea apply ideas from one field to another in a way that has not been explored yet?
  • Scalability
    - Which audiences could this idea help? - Is the idea limited by any resources / technologies that don't exist today? - What improvements are suggested and how will they further develop the idea?

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