Major League Hacking 2019 Hackathon Season

OCTOBER 19-21, 2018

OCTOBER 19-21, 2018


Join us for the fourth iteration of HackHarvard, a 36-hour hackathon hosted on Harvard University's historic campus. This year our theme is Bold Strokes.

Da Vinci was a masterful engineer, inventor of countless machines, but his story is incomplete without mentioning his arguably more famous contributions to art with paintings like the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. Benjamin Franklin is best known as a prolific writer and Founding Father of the United States, but before government he made significant discoveries in electricity as a scientist.

Technology and art are tightly wound together throughout the course of history. Both require imagination, an interpretation of the world around us, and a willingness to set aside time to practice our art. The modern easel is no longer just for paint on canvas: the code we write and the systems we build are another form of expression, cousins to classical art for our information age.

At HackHarvard 2018, we want you to paint with bold strokes. Take to that canvas, whether it's Atom or Sublime, VIM or EMACS, and put a bit of yourself into whatever you build. Bring an idea and get started on your masterpiece. Paint With Bold Strokes.



4:00p Registration Opens
5-7:00p Dinner
7:00p Opening Ceremony
8:00p Hacking Begins
8:00p Dinner (Late Arrivals)


7-10:00a Breakfast
12-1:00p Lunch
6-7:00p Dinner


8-10:00a Brunch
9:00a Hacking Ends
12-1:00p Closing Ceremony



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