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Articles tagged hackathon (12)

“Hundreds” of staffers worked on about 85 different projects — including a new Apple TV interface, a restaurant review visualization, and internal tools — at the Times’ annual weeklong event this summer.
“The general question we presented everyone with was: What does it look like to build our brands and do storytelling on all of these new places?”
Here’s a look at some of the 24 projects that came out of this year’s Vax.
At the MIT Media Lab, teams of designers, developers and storytellers pulled stories from eight different data sets.
A hackathon last weekend brainstormed new ideas for video — and tried to build early working versions of those ideas.
Developers, designers, and writers from across the Vox Media family are getting involved in building new storytelling tools for the tech site and plotting its next phase of growth.
“Sometimes the technology leads, and sometimes, the journalism has to lead.”
The company cut its developers loose to build the next round of apps and tools to enhance SB Nation, The Verge, and Polygon.
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News organizations are sold on the need for coding skills — but but now there aren’t enough developers to fill jobs. Andrew Phelps