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At the Berlin Geekettes hackathon a few days ago, Geekettes have shown that they can hack and that they like hacking. Unfortunately, some people might have missed their awesome demos at the hackathon. To remedy this we will be featuring some (if not all) of the hacks right here on this blog, including all the details, links and download information for you to play with the apps that those lady hackers have built. But even by now, those hacks have made quite some waves in the community already.
The Berlin Geekettes did something pretty amazing. Not only did they put on the first all-women Hackathon here in Berlin, but they also demystified the Hackathon format for a number of talented and motivated women and hopefully opened the door for increased female participation in the tech scene here in Berlin. Sweet!
This past weekend, the Berlin Geekettes team together with the women engineers of SoundCloud not only organized the first Berlin Geekettes hackathon but also what we believe to be the very first all-women hackathon in Germany. So, now that everyone returned home and the last bit of post-hackathon details have been taken care of, we had a minute to reflect on what just happened. And to sum up: we are blown away.Read More