How to Win a Hackathon

Lessons for Prototyping from Hackathons

Three key lessons I've learnt about rapid prototyping and idea validation from competing in and winning hackathons.

Through competing in and placing at many large collegiate hackathons, I’ve learnt a lot about rapid prototyping. This talk discusses briefly three key take aways I apply to all prototype projects and hacks.

  1. Pivot
  2. Write Tests
  3. Delete That Which You Can’t Fake

This talk was presented at Playgrounds in Melbourne, Australia on 23 Feb 2017

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