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Y! Hack University competition v3.0: learn kool new technologies and apply them to your potential game-changing ideas. Yahoo! Hack U is a highly competitive and fun competition. Premier Universities play host to foster entrepreneurial minds, learning, and fun aimed at open web development: Presentations, workshops, access to talented Yahoo! engineering leaders, a 24-hour fun-filled junk food and snack packed hack-a-thon capped off with great prizes.  
Who should attend: Anyone! No seriously, anyone interested in Open Source web technology from newbies to advanced users, technical to non-technical. Have an idea for the next hot application? Keep up with the latest kool sites and widgets? This competition is for you whether you have a background in computer science or not. (must be a current UCSD student to participate in the competition).  
Creativity is the #1 X-factor in building a successful team (...that and knowing where to find a talented engineering teammate or two). We will make this easy for you! Come to the events to network with others like you who are excited to participate in Hack U 2011! You can also check out this Facebook group Yahoo! Hack U 2011 to talk about ideas and find teammates!

2011 Hack U Briefing

Hack U Ground Zero - CSE Building

Hack U Chat

Events:

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Apr 05, 2011 6:00PM 
Yahoo! Hack U: Kickoff, Raffle, and Dinner 
Location: Computer Science & Engineering Auditorium 1202 
Sponsored By: Yahoo!, Jacobs School Corporate Affiliates Program, and Computer Science & Engineering Department

Everything you need to know about the competition plus hack examples, industry tools and mobile web programming tips. If you don't yet have team members come and network with other talented students and Yahoo!'s. more »
 

Apr 06, 2011 12:00PM 
Yahoo! Hack U: API Brain Jam & Lunch 
Location: Computer Science & Engineering Auditorium 1202 
Sponsored By: Yahoo!, Jacobs School Corporate Affiliates Program, and Computer Science & Engineering Department

Come have lunch with the Yahoo! crew, learn more about cool APIs and brainstorm hack ideas. more »

Apr 06, 2011 6:00PM 
Yahoo! Hack U: Why Javascript Matters - talk by Douglas Crockford 
Location: Computer Science & Engineering Auditorium 1202 
Sponsored By: Yahoo!, Jacobs School Corporate Affiliates Program, and Computer Science & Engineering Department

JavaScript at its best. Powerful use case.more »

Apr 07 - 08, 2011 2:00PM 
Yahoo! Hack U: Official 24-hour Hack Competition 
Location: Computer Science & Engineering Auditorium 1202 
Sponsored By: Yahoo!, Jacobs School Corporate Affiliates Program, and Computer Science & Engineering Department

It's Hack Time! Pure 24-hour hack-a-thon accompanied with Yahoo!'s, Caffeine, Pizza and more. Register your Hack heremore »

Apr 08, 2011 2:00PM 
Yahoo! Hack U: Demos, Judging, and Awards 
Location: Computer Science & Engineering Auditorium 1202 
Sponsored By: Yahoo!, Jacobs School Corporate Affiliates Program, and Computer Science & Engineering Department

See the demos, heckle the judges, meet innovative hackers and see their kool new ideas. Come join the Jacobs community for an exciting showcase of talent. All are welcome. more »
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Cody Noghera,
Mar 24, 2011, 1:14 PM