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This article was published on June 20, 2014


    What hackathons are REALLY about

    What hackathons are REALLY about
    Natt Garun
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    Natt Garun

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    Natt Garun is the former US Editor at The Next Web, managing the North American team on content, events, features and reviews coverage. She Natt Garun is the former US Editor at The Next Web, managing the North American team on content, events, features and reviews coverage. She previously wrote for Digital Trends, Business Insider, and Gizmodo. Facebook | Twitter | Google+

    Tech buzzwords like “pivot,” “disrupt,” or “big data” are all extremely tired, but what about “hackathon?” And what the heck are they really about anyway? Do developers go only to snack on free cupcakes?

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