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Saturday morning in Silicon Valley dozens and dozens of students settled in to come up with apps to help two organizations serving the poorest people. Santa Clara University’s Association for Computing Machinery chapter held its third annual hackathon, “Hack for Humanity.” In a hackathon, competitors are allotted a specific amount of time to build a project that fits a given theme.

The 24-hour event brought together participants from area colleges studying not just computer science or engineering but also business, biotech, communications and graphic design. Students worked individually or in teams of four to develop applications for either of two recipients.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: campustechnology.com

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