Usually it is an event where participants with different skills (computer programmers, graphic designers, interface designers, project managers, and others) collaborate intensively on software projects. Hackathons typically last between a day and a week. The goal is to to create usable software or simple mocks-up.
Found News (1)
Innovate crisis and disaster reporting
L'Espresso Editors Lab
The 24th-25th February hackathon, organized by GEN and Gruppo L’Espresso, with the support of Google News Lab, has been won by the team from La Stampa. Special mentions were awarded to the teams from Rai News and Repubblica. Then, public’s choice went to Rai News‘ project.