Fourteen teams of creative and technology-minded staff members from across U-M collaborated in person and online at the eighth annual Hacks With Friends (HWF). The event, which took place on June 2 and 3, 2022, was the first in-person Michigan IT event to take place since HWF 2020, which was held just prior to the pandemic.
Register today and make plans to participate in the 2021 Hacks with Friends (HWF) — a fun-filled event where you break out of your everyday work, join a team and collaborate to build a project (or hack) from scratch to show off in a competition! The 2021 HWF event will take place virtually over the course of the… Read More »
MORPHEUS technology from the University of Michigan emerged unscathed from a DARPA virtual hackathon. An “unhackable” computer chip lived up to its name in its first bug bounty competition, foiling over 500 cybersecurity researchers who were offered tens of thousands of dollars to analyze it and three other secure processor technologies for vulnerabilities. MORPHEUS, developed by computer science… Read More »
Mark your calendars and make plans to participate in the 2021 Hacks with Friends in May. Deadline for proposals is Friday, March 12.
Plans are underway for a first virtual Michigan IT Hacks with Friends event to take place over the first three Fridays in May 2021 (May 7, 14, and 21). Co-chairs Joe Lubomirski, UM-Dearborn ITS, and Kenny Moore, UM-Ann Arbor ITS, and the event planning committee are developing the framework for an event you are not going to want… Read More »
The sixth annual Hacks with Friends (HWF) welcomed 123 IT and technology professionals and advocates (including four students) from across Michigan IT to the Ross School of Business on March 5 and 6. This year’s event had the most diverse representation of units and groups from any previous year with 22 different affiliated groups involved from three of the… Read More »
Fifteen pitches have been received across five categories. But only one can win the vaunted golden disk drive.
Register today for Hacks with Friends 2020—a fun-filled event where you have two days to break out of your confines, form a team, build a project (or hack) from scratch, and show it off in a competition! The 2020 Hacks with Friends (HWF) will take place March 5–6 at the Ross School of Business. HWF is open to… Read More »
Plan to attend! Hacks with Friends takes place Thursday, March 5 and Friday, March 6, 2020 at the Ross School of Business. Hacks with Friends (HWF) is a spirited two day hack event for all University of Michigan IT and technology professionals and advocates are encouraged to break out and have some fun creating, collaborating, and doing what… Read More »
The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) partnered with the National Security Innovation Network (NISN) Sept. 20-23 to host a hackathon at the U-M School of Aeronautical Engineering aimed at using AI tools to evaluate maintenance data for military aircraft. The event brought together more than 50 hackers from academic institutions and commercial industry across the greater Detroit metro… Read More »
Over 140 participants in the Michigan IT community collaborated to build 18 diverse projects over two days. Along the way, they made connections that will last.
Date: Sat, 03/23/2019, noon to 5:30 p.m. Location: North Quad 2255 An afternoon-long data “hackathon” that brings together novice and experienced data scientists to help local non-profits become more effective. The A2 Data Dive will start at noon with an introduction and lunch. Participants will then break out in teams and work together on the data for the rest… Read More »
Not participating in creating a hack? Vote for the best hack on Friday, March 8, at 12:30 p.m., following the three-minute team presentations.
Registration is open to participate in Hacks with Friends, a two-day Michigan IT hackathon happening March 7–8. Prepare to pitch your ideas online February 11–15.
Plan to attend! Hacks with Friends takes place Thursday, March 7 and Friday, March 8, 2019 at the Ross School of Business. Hacks with Friends (HWF) is a spirited two day hack event for IT professionals across the University of Michigan where you are encouraged to break out and have some fun doing what you do best. Pitch… Read More »
On August 2-3, U-M hosted eight of our peer institutions from the Unizin consortium, as well as developers from Google, to participate in a hackathon using the newly developed Unizin Data Platform (UDP). The UDP is a cloud-based, learning analytics infrastructure that commonly models behavioral, performance, and demographic dimensions of teaching and learning data. Participants used a representational… Read More »
A2H2 is an all-weekend, high-intensity brainstorming and prototyping event for participants from all walks of life: students and professionals across IT, engineering, design, health, and business.
The first-ever Gupta Family Hackathon for Health Communication brought together more than 120 participants over the weekend of March 23-25 to help address real-world problems related to health communication. The result: 30 new solutions, from apps and websites to devices and electronic medical record innovations. Four of those ideas emerged as winners, but all hold the potential to keep moving forward toward… Read More »
We often celebrate the Michigan IT community for its creativity, innovation, and cross-departmental expertise. But there’s one event that truly bears out those claims: Hacks with Friends.
Pitch submission deadline extended You still have time to submit your pitch for a Hacks with Friends (HWF) project. The deadline to submit a pitch for a hack has been extended to 5 p.m., Friday, February 23. Great ideas have been coming in, but we know more ideas are out there. Do you have a problem that needs solving or a cool idea that… Read More »