Episode 027: Hackathons and Flirting with Failure with Rachel Katz
April 7th, 2017 · 56 mins 7 secs
About this Episode
00:16 – Welcome to “Plotting the Rebellion” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!”
01:39 – Origin Story and Superpowers
03:05 – Getting Hooked on Hackathons
04:42 – Corporate Hackathons; Making Hackathons Accessible and Inclusive
Greater Than Code Episode 015: Zuri Hunter as Queen of Hackathons
09:38 – Organizing Hackathons
12:21 – Non-programmers and Hackathons; Bringing in Diverse Perspectives
“Some people, when confronted with a problem, think ‘I know, I’ll use regular expressions.’ Now they have two problems.” ~Jamie Zawinski
Code: Debugging the Gender Gap
22:46 – Building Things for Others, Leadership Roles, Group Dynamics, and Men vs Women
Ctrl Alt Delete Hate Hackathon
35:28 – Overnight Hackathons vs Non-Overnight Hackathons
36:38 – The Value of Celebrating Glorious Failure and Responding to Stress and Pressure
Benjamin Zander: The transformative power of classical music [TED Talk]
Astrid: Talking about hackathons is talking about all kinds of other issues.
Sam: Make room and seek out non-developers.
Rein: Benjamen Zander: Leadership on Display
Rachel: Show up, contribute, and listen.
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