On hackathons

Y-Hack, Credit: @brucesebi

My first hackathon was Mozilla’s World Series of Hack, held in the Computer History Museum. Sponsored by many of the big Silicon Valley technology firms, it was a sleepness night of hacking away at what would become the internet as we know it now. Real-time websockets, ubiquitous in 2013, were just another experimental piece of cool technology in 2011. It’s amazing how far we (and the internet) have come in the past couple years, and this rapid development shows no sign of slowing down.

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Gamecube

Gamecube Controller

Gamecube games were the staple of my childhood — and they’re still a big part of my life now =P.