about 1 month ago

Final call for Pressure Cooker Pitches

Dear hackers,

Thank you very much for submitting your pressure cooker pitches! If you haven't done so yet, please do it today to make sure you will be part of the pool to be selected for early feedback. In order to take part, you have to complete the submission form and click the "complete submission" button. You will be able to edit your submission later again to fully complete it for the next deadlines. 

Two quick notes:

1. Previously the form said the video was required. This has been edited, it is not required to hand in a video for…

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about 1 month ago

Bonus: COVIDathon Pressure Cooker

Bonus: Pitch to the Pressure Cooker!
Dear hackers,   We are hoping that you are all in good health and making progress on developing tools for the current pandemic. We have seen many wonderful submissions already, keep them coming!    The online nature of the CoVIDathon means it can be difficult to gauge if your project is on par with what is needed and sometimes difficult to get the kind of feedback one would expect at a physical event. That’s why we are launching a bonus ‘Pressure Cooker Pitch’ round where projects can get some quick feedback from the mentors

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about 2 months ago

How to build privacy preserving CoVID19 Apps - Recommended readings from our tech collaborators <<OpenMined>>

Hi everyone!

We would like to share a few valuable blog posts from our techology collaborators OpenMined. They're the leading open source community focused on privacy preserving AI/ML.





The ultimate goal of COVIDathon is having a positive impact on the CoVID19 pandemic and the resulting hardships. We believe collaboration is key to solving many of our probelms. Because of this, we encourage teams to not reinvent the wheel!…

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about 2 months ago

Join us for a series of privacy-preserving AI webinars and team building events - powered by Crowdcast.io

Hello CoVIDathon warriors! Exciting news ...

We have 3 days of technical webinars planned for you to kick off the hackathon! Thu - Fri - Sat at 8:30 PM CET

Webinars are going to cover various aspects of privacy preserving AI/ML


On Sat we will have a keynote by Andrew Trask, founder of OpenMined


Register for all three https://www.crowdcast.io/e/covidathon/

Or each:




One more thing: after each webinar we will run an open mic team building session where anyone who has ideas can come to the screen and pitch. Immediately after that they will get a…

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