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  • n. Plural form of hackathon.

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Examples

  • The company also regularly holds all-night sessions that it calls "hackathons," encouraging engineers to build code and build new products.

    Facebook Hires Whiz 'GeoHot'

  • They hone their programming skills at computer "hackathons" - digital retreats designed to produce solutions to crisis communications and data management challenges - held by such dissimilar groups as "Random Hacks of Kindness," sponsored by social media players including

    USATODAY.com News

  • The Google Maps API team has announced The Google Geo Developer Series, an exciting series of workshops, "hackathons" and lectures taking place live at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • And if you read their blog this team love 'hackathons'!

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • The pool-playing robot project was one of the company's "hackathons" or week-long endurance sessions.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • This is the brainchild of a single Facebook engineer, Wayne Kao, who built the feature at one of the company's all-night "hackathons" along with a designer.

    CNET News.com

  • To help generate new ideas, the firm holds all-night "hackathons" at which engineers work on their pet projects, fuelled by Chinese takeaways and energy drinks.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • And with an executive lineup sourced from Bay Area elite (including a handful of former Google leaders), high-profile conferences and parties, not to mention developer "hackathons" all over the world, it has all the makings of a landmark Silicon Valley craze.

    CNET News.com

  • Then there was the developer platform, which hit the scene in May 2007 with the first of Facebook's now-ubiquitous 'hackathons'.

    Crave at CNET UK

  • Facebook is famous for its regular "hackathons," where employees are invited to stay up all night and work on programs and platforms that are not part of their normal assignments; the kitchen staff participates by creating new dishes that are served at midnight, 3 a.m. and at breakfast time.

    NYT > Technology

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