Welcome to Hack the Burgh—the hackathon beyond the wall— we're back for the fifth time!
Hack the Burgh is open to students from all over the world who are atleast 18 years old of age and are physically attending the hackathon in the Informatics Forum.
Best Overall Hack - First Prize
Best Overall Hack - Second Prize
Xiaomi Mi Band 3s
Best Overall Hack - Third Prize
Cracking the Coding Interview books
BlackRock - Best Financial Hack
Build the best financial hack!
Make something bizarre, amusing, or useless using ARM tech. Runner-up prizes for the most bizarre, most amusing, or most useless.
Build an accessible voice application using the Nexmo Voice API. The prize is four NanoLeaf light panels
Build a poker bot to play our own version of poker! Win an amazon voucher!
JP Morgan Challenge
Build a hack for empowering minority entrepreneurs!
Craneware Challenge (3)
Make a creative and innovative festival to create the perfect Edinburgh Festival Experience!
Connected Energy Challenge
Make something to help reduce your carbon footprint. Win a subscription to Wired magazine.
Best Use of Google Cloud Platform
Google Home Minis for each team member
Best Domain Name from Domain.com
Raspberry Pi & PiHut Essential Kit for each team member
Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device
410C Dragonboard for each team member
Snap Kit Prize
Use Snap Kit's web or mobile SDK in your hack. Each winning team member will receive a Casio Calculator Watch
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Hack the Burgh is open exclusively to those who are participating in this hackathon in Edinburgh.
All hackers should have a ticket on our website and should have checked in at arrival.
To be eligible to win challenges you must have a team size less than or equal to 4.
Professor of Computer Science & Member of Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science
Director of Bayes Centre